Tillage

Biologicals represent next stage in fight against crop disease

Biologicals represent next stage in fight against crop disease

Recent Teagasc crop management webinars have seen agronomists highlight the loss of the fungicide chlorathalonil as being of major significance...

April 12, 2021

Agri-Food Strategy: Plans for all farms to be in QA schemes

Agri-Food Strategy: Plans for all farms to be in QA schemes

There are plans to have all farms and seafood operators in quality assurance (QA) schemes under the 2030 Agri-Food Strategy,...

April 12, 2021

Trace element deficiency in cereal crops

Trace element deficiency in cereal crops

Trace element deficiency is quite important to consider for cereals in terms of plant health, with crops most prone to...

April 12, 2021

Herbicide management in spring wheat and barley crops

Herbicide management in spring wheat and barley crops

Teagasc is reporting that many spring wheat crops planted out over recent weeks are now emerging and looking well and...

April 12, 2021

Controlling barley yellow dwarf virus in spring barley crops

Controlling barley yellow dwarf virus in spring barley crops

Teagasc is confirming that barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) infestations are now quite commonplace within crops of spring barley grown...

April 9, 2021

Organic fertilisers found to reduce risk of foodborne pathogens on arable crops

Organic fertilisers found to reduce risk of foodborne pathogens on arable crops

Research carried out in the U.S. has found that manure does not promote pathogen survival when it comes to arable...

April 8, 2021

New Agri-Food Strategy: Increased focus on non-farm income

New Agri-Food Strategy: Increased focus on non-farm income

The new Agri-Food Strategy to 2030 – the successor to Food Wise 2025 – will see an increased focus on...

April 8, 2021

The role of potash in frost resistance

The role of potash in frost resistance

With the cold conditions that have impacted on the island of Ireland over recent days, and more of the same...

April 8, 2021

How to get to grips with herbicide-resistant wild oats

How to get to grips with herbicide-resistant wild oats

Tales of the chaos caused herbicide-resistant black-grass have been commonplace within the UK’s tillage industry for many years: hence the...

April 8, 2021

Foliar application boosts zinc content of wheat by 50% – UCO research

Foliar application boosts zinc content of wheat by 50% – UCO research

A team from the Department of Agronomy at the University of Córdoba (UCO) in Spain has demonstrated, through field tests...

April 7, 2021

Septoria control in wheat – timing is everything

Septoria control in wheat – timing is everything

Teagasc tillage specialists are confirming that the loss of chlorothalonil will force Irish wheat growers to amend their septoria control...

April 6, 2021

If yellow rust is an issue – you must deal with it now

If yellow rust is an issue – you must deal with it now

Teagasc tillage specialists have confirmed a growing level of farmers with a yellow rust issue through winter wheat crops in...

April 6, 2021

EU agricultural sector prospects ‘favourable’ – commission

EU agricultural sector prospects ‘favourable’ – commission

Prospects for the EU agricultural sector are “favourable” after showing resilience against the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, according to the...

March 31, 2021

IBERS confirms a strong resurgence in oat production

IBERS confirms a strong resurgence in oat production

Plant breeders at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) in Wales are confirming a growing demand for...

March 30, 2021

The threat of weeds now greater than at any time in human history

The threat of weeds now greater than at any time in human history

Using data from the world’s longest-running experiment – the Rothamsted Research Broadbalk wheat trial in Hertfordshire in the UK – the researchers...

March 29, 2021

Videos launched to help farmers identify grass weeds in crops

Videos launched to help farmers identify grass weeds in crops

Teagasc has unveiled a series of videos to aid farmers and industry professionals to identify the most important grass weeds...

March 29, 2021

Nitrates leaching from tillage lands: What farmers should be aware of

Nitrates leaching from tillage lands: What farmers should be aware of

Getting the balance right between fertiliser application and nitrogen utilisation is vital for farmers growing crops – both from an...

March 25, 2021

NI to establish 2 arable Technology Demonstration Farms

NI to establish 2 arable Technology Demonstration Farms

The hunt is on for two new arable Technology Demonstration Farms for Northern Ireland. The region’s demonstration farm network is...

March 24, 2021