Best advice on weed control in grazing pastures
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4 May 2022 Crops
Rain allows crops to shine and impress
Rain was welcome in crops over the weekend and helped to boost growth and allow weeds to emerge.
4 May 2022 Husbandry
Rain was a welcome boost to all crops
While rainfall amounts varied over the weekend, the rain that fell provided a welcome drink for all crops and they instantly looked the better for it.
Crop on Camera: Preparing for weed spray in Co Wexford
Eoin Lyons is an adviser on the Teagasc Boortmalt Malting Barley Programme. He will follow a malting barley crop for the season ahead.
27 April 2022 Husbandry
From the Tramlines: winter crops respond well to kinder weather
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Clare, Wicklow and Tipperary where winter crops, especially winter barley, have responded well to the kinder weather.
20 April 2022 Crops
Robots on UK arable farms by 2025
The presence of the robot on a commercial farm was described by Franklin as “a big deal” but he maintained it will soon be relatively common.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Time to control weeds in grass swards
Before grass growth starts rising to peak levels in May, target weeds with a good herbicide before they mature and develop seeds.
19 April 2022 Management
John Deere wins CES innovation award for spot-spraying tech
John Deere has won innovation accolades in two categories for its See & Spray spot spraying technology at this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES 2022) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
6 January 2022 News
‘Capital supports must be provided for biodiversity in the next CAP’
Rhododendron ponticum is a serious problem. Experts say a capital budget is needed in the next CAP for farmers to tackle the issue.
10 November 2021 News
From the Tramlines: mild weather causes aphid concerns
Stephen Robb talks to growers from counties Kildare, Cork and Laois about the progress of their autumn sowing campaigns and their concerns for aphid pressure this season.
20 October 2021 Crops
Increasing biodiversity on dairy farms
Daire Ó hUallacháin, Aoife Leader and Stephanie Maher discuss what dairy farmers can do to help wildlife on dairy farms.
8 September 2021 Moorepark
Beef Management: get the timing right for autumn reseeding
Ground conditions are good for autumn reseeding. But with a short window to carry out the work, make the most of the current dry spell.
31 August 2021 Management