Tillage Management: Disease, beet sprays and BISS applications
Siobhán Walsh
Drier weather is helping to slow down disease in crops, but it’s busy for tillage farmers. BISS applications should be a priority this week.
Cutting costs with conservation tillage in Castlebellingham
It cost Footprint Farmer Gareth Culligan €535/ac to sow his winter wheat last year, in contrast to the Teagasc estimate of €765. Ellen Durkin reports.
Efficiency in rush control with water bodies in mind
Rushes can require frequent controlling to keep them at bay, but at the same time, farmers need to be conscious of water bodies.
New clover-safe spray could be on way
A new herbicide, which can control weeds in grass and clover swards, could be on the way in the coming months.
15 February 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: are the drills out?
On this week's show, we talk field work, all things beans and minding the sprayer.
9 February 2023 News
Teagasc director Frank O'Mara backs tillage
The National Tillage Conference discusses BYDV, glyphosate, min-till and direct drilling, the effect of the loss of chlorothalonil on disease control, and much more.
25 January 2023 News