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Weekend weather: temperatures of 22°C on Sunday
Anne O'Donoghue
Mixed and mild weather has been forecast for Friday and Saturday, with Sunday turning warm and bright.
5 June 2024 News
Weed watch: alarming increase in herbicide resistance
It is more likely for blackgrass and Italian ryegrass samples to be resistant to one or more herbicides than not, writes Vijaya Bhaskar of Teagasc.
4 June 2024 News
Rat’s tail fescue: an unusual and very difficult-to-control weed
Rat's tail fescue can become dominant where ploughing is not practiced due to limited effective chemical options, writes Vijaya Bhaskar of Teagasc Oak Park.
Weed Watch starts this June to tackle resistance
Some weeds have developed resistance to herbicides. Teagasc is collecting weed seed samples from farmers to test for resistance for free.
2 June 2024 News
Are herbicides effective on broadleaved weeds in your crops?
Effective spring weed control, including of herbicide-resistant broadleaved weeds, requires products with different modes of action, writes Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar.
24 April 2024 Crops
How to identify young grass weeds in your tillage crops
Correct identification of young grass-weed plants is crucial to developing the best control measures in the current season and beyond, writes Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar.
21 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.
15 April 2024 Crop protection
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.
24 January 2024 News