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Tillage
Keeping disease out of spring barley crops
Siobhán Walsh
It is easier to keep disease out of crops than to control it. It is also important to avoid stress on plants.
Department issues guidance for sprayer operations
The guide includes practical advice which the Department outlines aims to reduce the risk and impacts of pesticide use on human health and the environment.
26 March 2024 News
New potato blight strain a real concern
A new potato blight strain which is taking hold in Europe is a huge concern for Irish growers.
Three new varieties added to spring barley list
The Department of Agriculture has released the spring barley recommended list. It includes 10 varieties, three of them new.
10 January 2024 News
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
20 December 2023 Husbandry