Beef management: redwater, rush control and stock bull check
Adam Woods
This week, Adam Woods takes a look at preventing redwater, rush control and making sure there are no fertility problems with your stock bull.
15 April 2024 Crop protection
Make sure you are using the right glyphosate rate
It is important to use robust rates of products to control weeds and prevent resistance developing to these products.
24 January 2024 News
Glyphosate resistance, not all products are equal
Glyphosate needs to be protected to ensure we can continue to control critical grass weeds in the future, writes Vijaya Bhaskar.
Tillage Management: managing catch crops and upcoming events for your diary
Rain has dominated the forecast, but hopefully drier weather is on the way. There are plenty of events coming up in January.
3 January 2024 Husbandry
Weed control technology - what are the latest developments?
Weed control is going through a mini-revolution. For decades, herbicide was the solution to all weed problems, but this is quickly changing, writes Dermot Forristal, Teagasc Oak Park.
27 December 2023 Farm machinery
Tillage Management: cover crops and testing sprayers
Cover crops can be grazed from 1 January if you have buffers in place. Your sprayer may also be due its test.
27 December 2023 Husbandry
Tillage management: ploughing, records and taking a break
If weather allows, you might get out to the field. If not, it’s the time of the year to get records in order and to take a break.
20 December 2023 Husbandry
Farmer Writes: Bring on gene editing
Operation Transformation’s Eddie Murphy warned us that loneliness is so damaging to our mental health, it’s the same as smoking 10 Major every day.
20 December 2023 Farmer Writes