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Spring wheat varieties remain unchanged
Siobhán Walsh
There is little change to spring wheat varieties being grown for seed this year. One stands out on KPH levels.
13 July 2024 Varieties
More virus resistance and tolerance in winter barley
New winter barley varieties nearly have to carry protection against barley yellow dwarf virus as well as high yield and good grain quality.
13 July 2024 Varieties
8 winter wheat varieties make the grade
A total of eight winter wheat varieties are available for seed in the coming season. Graham, KWS DAwsum and Champion are the three main varieties.
Hurler is coming off the ditch
With 14 varieties of spring barley in seed production farmers are spoiled for choice for the 2025 season.
10 July 2024 Varieties
More variety in spring beans market
There is a bit more variety in the spring beans seed area this year with some good varieties coming down the line.
10 July 2024 Varieties
Two new oat varieties showing promise
There are two new oat varieties available this year. WPB Enya for both winter and spring seed and Titant for spring seed.
10 July 2024 Varieties
Choosing the right variety for your farm is essential
Varieties are the first line of defence when it comes to disease control and yield. They need to be chosen carefully.
10 July 2024 Varieties
Focus on varieties not to be missed this week
Varieties are the first line of defence when it comes to disease control and yield. They need to be chosen carefully.
9 July 2024 News
Recommended lists for oilseed rape out
The 2024 recommended list for oilseed rape was published by the Department of Agriculture recently.
7 July 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: varieties, carbon and prices
This week, we hear about being paid for low-carbon barley, new varieties and have all the tillage news from this week’s paper.
27 June 2024 News
Price bonus offered for carbon-certified barley
Some farmers are paid for taking part in sustainability and regenerative agriculture programmes. However, some are not paid, but receive soil sampling or seed.
26 June 2024 News
Seed rates, shoot numbers and late-sown crops
A crop walk last week showed that while crops might look thin they can still perform, writes Siobhán Walsh.
13 March 2024 News