Dawsum recommended while Barra goes after 35 years
Andy Doyle
The 2023 winter wheat recommended list sees KWS Dawsum added while the major change to the winter oat list is the removal of Barra following 36 years of service to Irish growers.
9 September 2022 News
Winter barley list gets shake-up
As farmers plan ahead for winter cereals, the winter barley recommended list has been released to make final decisions on varieties.
13 July 2022
Wheat variety options for autumn
While the recommended list is the safest place from which to choose varieties, some growers like to experiment with other varieties that are not commercial here.
Stalwart of cereal varieties to retire
Gerry Lohan worked in the Department of Agriculture for over 40 years, 28 of those were spent in Backweston, and he has now moved on to retirement.
6 July 2022 News
Time to start thinking about winter oilseed rape varieties
Many farmers will be thinking of planting oilseed rape and might start thinking about varieties in the coming weeks.
24 June 2022 News