Time for weed control in grassland
Kieran Mailey
Following first-cut silage, farmers should be thinking about controlling weeds as swards regrow.
23 June 2022 News
Amazone buys into start-up AgXeed
The Amazone Group has strengthened its commitment to Dutch start-up AgXeed BV following a recent investment in the company. Claas, among other investors, is also involved with the company.
Best advice on weed control in grazing pastures
For a growing number of Irish farmers, Forefront T is the product of choice to control weeds such as docks, thistles, nettles and dandelions in grazing pastures.
Less than a month left to sow wild bird cover
Ground conditions in more marginal areas, which in many years are trickier to navigate, are ideal this year.
6 May 2022 Schemes
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
Healthy range of potato chemistry in the pipeline
BASF recently revealed its range of new potato protection products in the pipeline, writes Stephen Robb.
27 April 2022 Crops
Drummonds and Teagasc to host crop walk next Tuesday
The walk will take place at their trial site in Termonfeckin next Tuesday 26 April and will focus on winter and spring cereal agronomy.
24 April 2022 News
Traditional hay meadows should be closed by now
There have been some queries regarding whether the closing date of 15 April had been extended in light of escalating input costs, but this is not the case.
22 April 2022 Schemes
There’s more to fodder measures than the money
The financial enticement is creating high levels of interest in the measures but decisions should take in to account much more than the money element.
30 March 2022 Management
Spring reseed best for multispecies swards
The timing, site location and management of a newly sown out multispecies sward was the subject of a Germinal webinar.
30 March 2022 Northern Ireland
Wild bird cover crops can now be grazed
The fact that crops can be grazed from 15 March may act as a reprieve to farmers for stocking cows and calves, cattle or sheep.
18 March 2022 Schemes
Lemken to build new factory for hoeing technology
Lemken is set to build a new factory in the Netherlands, where it is expanding its manufacturing of Steketee mechanical weeding options.
23 February 2022 News