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Tillage
Ripening slowed as weather fails to live up to forecast
Andy Doyle
Harvest delay may be a good omen for later maturing winter barley crops and rape desiccation seems later than normal too.
22 June 2022 Husbandry
Last treatments being applied as harvest draws nearer
The last of the final fungicides are now being applied on all remaining crops.
11 May 2022 Husbandry
Moving towards T2 in winter wheat and final sprays on barley
Crops are moving nicely through growth stages, with winter barley heading towards its final fungicide at earing out, winter wheat is at T2 and early spring crops are at T1 timing.
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.
4 May 2022 Husbandry
Tillage Management: emphasis swings back to fertilisation and husbandry
With most spring crops now emerged, the emphasis swings to early nitrogen application and herbicides and PGRs are now important on many winter cereals.
20 April 2022 Husbandry
Managing disease control in barley
Disease control in barley may seem predictable and straightforward but, in many ways it needs more complex consideration than disease control in wheat, write Steven Kildea and Deirdre Doyle of Teagasc
13 April 2022 Crop protection