LATEST ARTICLES
Tillage
Herbicide sensitivity across the spectrum of grass weeds
Andy Doyle
The challenges of grass weed control continue to increase as husbandry drives infestation pressure and resistance to herbicides increases. Teagasc' s Vijaya Bhaskar AV reports.
14 September 2022 Husbandry
The planting cycle begins again
With the forecast indicating a weather window for planting from the end of this week, growers should weigh up the risks associated with virus, take-all and grass weeds
4 September 2022 News
Preparing for winter cereal planting
Winter cereals planting should be delayed into October where possible, but it is a fine balancing act with ground conditions.
Time to get winter oilseed rape planted
Planting of winter rape is well underway in much of the country while spring cereal harvesting is really only getting going in northern counties
31 August 2022 Husbandry
Managing mixed grassweed populations with herbicide resistance
The Teagasc grassweed survey found single fields with resistance in multiple species. In this article, Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar A.V addresses the challenge of coping with different situations through this case study.
10 August 2022 Husbandry
Tillage Podacast: nitrates update, yield reports and increasing tillage area
On this week's show, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh talk harvest, nitrates and new tillage proposals.
4 August 2022 News
Weed survey and mapping of herbicide-resistant grass weed distribution
We recently outlined an important survey of grass weeds. In this article, Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar AV presents the results of that large survey of resistant grass weed distribution on farms.
3 August 2022 Husbandry
Harvest moving at pace as crops mature early
Many grower will be hoping for a better average performance from their other crops than they achieved with winter barley.
27 July 2022 Husbandry
Minister must declare blackgrass a noxious weed
It is past the time for action from Government on blackgrass control. The problem is only getting bigger as the invasive weed spreads across the country.
22 June 2022 Crops
Some pictures to help identify grass weeds on farm
Grass weeds are visible in many crops at present and will become more visible in the coming weeks in spring crops.
19 June 2022 News
Tillage Management: kinder weather has helped progress
Drier and calmer weather has made it easier to get out to fields in recent days, and allowed spraying to be carried out.
15 June 2022 Husbandry