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Tillage
Tillage Podcast: the fight against blackgrass
Siobhán Walsh
On this week's show, the Irish Farmers Journal reports from the Irish Seed Trade Association's seminar, which had a focus on blackgrass.
11 January 2023 Crops
40 years in tillage: change was seen in all aspects of crop production
While change was evident in all agricultural sectors, it seems likely that tillage encountered the greatest changes overall having gone from incentivised production to set-aside.
7 December 2022 Husbandry
Winter takes a grip as temperatures drop
Cold brings the season to a sharp conclusion but people may use frozen ground to apply residual herbicides.
Toy review: Farming Simulator 2022
William and Andrew Woods review the Farming Simulator Xbox game.
23 November 2022 Agri toys
Drills have been back out despite recent rain
Rainfall amounts for November to date differ massively between regions, but land soaked well following a few days without rain and drills were back out planting
23 November 2022 Husbandry
SIMA 2022: John Deere See & Spray technology makes European debut
John Deere unveiled its See & Spray camera-sensing spot-spraying technology at SIMA 2022.
9 November 2022 News
Molecules found in cholesterol medication could be glyphosate replacement
Researchers in Australia have found very effective herbicidal molecules which are present in cholesterol medication and perform like glyphosate.
24 October 2022 News
Turning off the chemical nitrogen tap
Aidan Brennan attends a Macra field day on the Foley farm in Waterford that has moved away from chemical nitrogen to grow grass.
5 October 2022 Grass & feeding
The planting cycle begins again
With the forecast indicating a weather window for planting from the end of this week, growers should weigh up the risks associated with virus, take-all and grass weeds
14 September 2022 Husbandry
US court ruling may hinder some biotech developments
Fields can often seem greener at the other side of the mountain, but are they?
15 August 2022 News
Lemken expands mechanical weeders for ridges
The Lemken-owned mechanical weeding brand Steketee has recently introduced the EC-Ridger for weed control in ridged crops such as potatoes, and carrots.
11 August 2022 News