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.
20 December 2023 Husbandry
Top tips on pesticide reduction
In this article Alan Hurley an inspector in pesticides registration at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Shay Phelan, a tillage specialist at Teagasc talk about reducing pesticide
16 November 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: 90% not planted as unharvested payments announced
This week's show covers topics from winter plantings and aid payments to controlling grass weeds on your farm.
Tillage Management: planting continues, but plenty of fieldwork to be done
Tillage farmers are making every effort to get potatoes out and crops planted in difficult conditions.
15 November 2023 Husbandry
Lack of new chemistry means we need to protect current herbicides
Blackgrass and ryegrass are among the most common problem weeds across Europe in winter cereal crops.
15 November 2023 News
Ploughing reduces blackgrass incidence by 69%
Research from ADAS shows how different cultural control methods impact blackgrass incidence in winter wheat crops.
15 November 2023 News
Understanding the enemy that is blackgrass
Sarah Cook from ADAS gave her top tips on blackgrass control at the Teagasc grass weeds conference.
12 November 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: seed shortage, wet fields and ineffective herbicides
Two guests join us on this week’s podcast to chat about possible seed shortages and grass weed infestations.
9 November 2023 News
Herbicides becoming ineffective on grassweeds
Teagasc held its first grass weeds conference this week. Researchers and farmers spoke throughout the day.
8 November 2023 News
Grass weeds conference hears control costing €175/ha in the UK
The grass weed conference marks the end of the Enable Conservation Tillage Project at Teagasc, which began in 2019.
8 November 2023 News
Tillage Management: saturated fields and slugs
Tillage farmers are looking out at saturated fields, some with slugs, which cannot be treated in some cases.
1 November 2023 Husbandry
Major grass weed conference to be held in November
Teagasc will host the first Grass Weed Conference for tillage farmers in Ireland on Wednesday, 8 November.
29 October 2023 News