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BYDV now impacting many spring barley crops

BYDV now impacting many spring barley crops

Teagasc is confirming that Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) is now impacting many spring barley crops across the country. But...

May 27, 2022

Will merchants and banks be willing to finance Tillage Incentive Scheme?

Will merchants and banks be willing to finance Tillage Incentive Scheme?

With maize crops costing up to €1,000/ac to grow, will merchants and the banks be willing to finance the Tillage...

April 4, 2022

Tillage Incentive Scheme – all you need to know

Tillage Incentive Scheme – all you need to know

The Tillage Incentive Scheme (TIS) will encourage farmers to sow additional tillage crops in 2022 on land that was in...

April 1, 2022

Management priorities for spring-sown crops

Management priorities for spring-sown crops

Given the unavailability of desmedipham to deliver early weed control in fodder beet and spring-sown crops, Teagasc is advising the...

May 11, 2021

CROPS WATCH: Smart beet due fungicide

CROPS WATCH: Smart beet due fungicide

TerraChem agronomist, Margaret Murphy, is very with happy with the crop of Conviso smart beet in this installment of CROPS...

July 8, 2020

CROPS WATCH: Have you been feeding your beet crop?

CROPS WATCH: Have you been feeding your beet crop?

Beet crops across the country should now have herbicide applications complete and as the season goes on nutrition and disease...

July 6, 2020

Crop walking: Rain welcome for spring crops as maize recovers from frost

Crop walking: Rain welcome for spring crops as maize recovers from frost

Mark Hosford had a busy week this week as spring crops hit GS30 and above. The crops in east Cork...

May 25, 2020

CROPS WATCH: The new beet on the block is ‘smart’

CROPS WATCH: The new beet on the block is ‘smart’

Have you ever heard of ‘Smart Beet’? In this installment of the Crops Watch series in association with TerraChem Margaret...

May 20, 2020

CROPS WATCH: Keep ahead of weeds in beet to ensure a clean crop

CROPS WATCH: Keep ahead of weeds in beet to ensure a clean crop

In this installment of the Crops Watch series in association with TerraChem, Margaret Murphy gives some advice on controlling weeds...

May 17, 2020

Crop walking: Beet weeds top of the agenda in Co. Laois

Crop walking: Beet weeds top of the agenda in Co. Laois

Martin McDonald of Stradbally Town and Country is busy walking beet crops these days. In this installment of the Crop...

May 1, 2020

What beet variety will you grow this season?

What beet variety will you grow this season?

Sowing beet will be on many people’s minds over the coming days and weeks. There are plenty of varieties to...

April 9, 2020

Rape/kale hybrid, kale or beet: Which is the best fodder crop for me?

Rape/kale hybrid, kale or beet: Which is the best fodder crop for me?

Over the last number of years, particularly after last year’s drought, the number of farmers growing fodder crops has increased....

June 8, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Beet struggling to take off…weed control essential

CROPS WATCH: Beet struggling to take off…weed control essential

Beet crops got off to a good start around the country, but a few cold days and frosty nights left...

May 22, 2019

‘ArableApril’: Malt in Mayo; maize and beet sowing countrywide

‘ArableApril’: Malt in Mayo; maize and beet sowing countrywide

‘ArableApril’ is drawing to a close, but there is no shortage of work on tillage farms across the country. The...

April 24, 2019

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Peter Byrne’s farm: Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef

Peter Byrne’s farm: Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef

Take a look at Green Acres Calf to Beef participant Peter Byrne’s farm

April 4, 2019

Beet varieties: What’s out there?

Beet varieties: What’s out there?

When it comes to beet varieties a lot of growers are loyal to what they know. Varieties like Magnum and,...

March 31, 2019

Maize or beet on contract…do the paperwork first

Maize or beet on contract…do the paperwork first

Growing maize, beet or other fodder crops on contract can be a good option for many tillage farmers. It is...

March 30, 2019

Beet Ireland expected to make announcement in coming weeks

Beet Ireland expected to make announcement in coming weeks

Beet Ireland is expected to make an announcement regarding its plans for the future in the coming weeks. The organisation...

January 23, 2019