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Tillage
Tillage Podcast: loans, beans, lists and learning
Siobhán Walsh
On this week’s podcast, we hear from speakers at the Dairygold tillage conference and focus on seed.
17 January 2024 News
Spring oats list sees no new additions
The spring oats list has been released by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. No new varieties have been added to the list.
17 January 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: look up the lists and order seed
Its time to get planning for spring cropping, so have a look at the recommended lists and order your seed as soon as possible.
Spring wheat list fully recommended
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine released the spring wheat recommended list last week. All varieties on the list are now fully recommended.
16 January 2024 News
Spring beans list ups the protein
There is a focus on improving protein content on the spring beans recommended list for the 2024 season.
15 January 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: seed shortage and the need for over-winter stubbles
This week’s show covers everything from birds to spring barley varieties and a seed shortage. We’re joined by Teagasc’s Michael Hennessy.
11 January 2024 News
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
Winter wheat list lacks new varieties
There is somewhat of a shortage of new varieties on the winter wheat list this year as new varieties wait in the wings.
20 September 2023 Crops
Winter oats list has the two reliables
The winter oats list is short and sweet with two reliable varieties on the list for the 2024 season.
20 September 2023 Crops
Winter wheat list lacks new varieties
There is somewhat of a shortage of new varieties on the winter wheat list this year, as new varieties wait in the wings.
19 September 2023 News
Spoilt for choice on winter barley list
There is plenty of choice on the winter barley recommended list this season, with nine varieties, all with attractive traits to suit different farms.
8 September 2023 News
Opportunity to put life back into silage swards
Conditions are potentially ideal on many farms to get some new grasses into old silage swards.
23 August 2023 Northern Ireland