BYDV

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

Assessing the BYDV risk and planning control

Assessing the BYDV risk and planning control

Early-sown crops of winter barley are at high risk when it comes to barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV), along with...

October 14, 2020

New app gives assistance in BYDV control

New app gives assistance in BYDV control

Syngenta recently launched its BYDV Assist App for mobile devices. The device will help farmers and agronomists to make decisions...

October 12, 2020

Dare anyone say it…but delayed sowing has many benefits

Dare anyone say it…but delayed sowing has many benefits

Tillage farmers are currently frustrated with the drawn out harvest and the unsettled weather. Many have been looking forward to...

September 15, 2020

Will this BYDV tolerant winter barley bring ‘joy’ to farmers?

Will this BYDV tolerant winter barley bring ‘joy’ to farmers?

Looking at the results of the winter barley National List Trials, KWS Joyau stands out with a relative yield score...

July 7, 2020

Time to take stock in cereal crops

Time to take stock in cereal crops

As cereal growers across the country finish up spraying for the season and turn toward harvest preparations, now is a...

June 17, 2020

Winter barley: BYDV, take-all, disease prevention

Winter barley: BYDV, take-all, disease prevention

A challenging winter may lie ahead for winter barley growers as barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) becomes a bigger threat...

September 28, 2019

Preparing for an autumn without neonicotinoids

Preparing for an autumn without neonicotinoids

There was a big focus on growing cereal crops without neonicotinoids at the ‘Cereals‘ event in the UK last week...

June 22, 2019

Get the sprayer out for fungicides…not BYDV

Get the sprayer out for fungicides…not BYDV

There are plenty of yellow leaves showing up in spring barley crops across the country; particularly in the last week....

June 16, 2019

CROPS WATCH: BYDV a cause for concern in winter barley next season

CROPS WATCH: BYDV a cause for concern in winter barley next season

In this installment of CROPS WATCH TerraChem agronomist John Mulhare reflects on the winter barley season so far as he...

May 27, 2019

Aphids continue to cause debate

Aphids continue to cause debate

AgriLand received a number of enquiries about aphid numbers and spraying decisions on spring crops this week. There is a...

May 10, 2018

Insecticides under review: What does it mean for winter cereals?

Insecticides under review: What does it mean for winter cereals?

A vote is expected to take place on the future of neonicotinoids – the most widely-used insecticide in the world...

December 13, 2017

Tillage management: Aphid numbers up but not dramatically

Tillage management: Aphid numbers up but not dramatically

Aphid numbers for the start of November are up on October counts and are also higher than this time last...

November 4, 2017

Tillage management: How can you control BYDV and aphids?

Tillage management: How can you control BYDV and aphids?

Barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) has become a major talking point in Irish cereal production in the past number of...

October 29, 2017

‘It’s madness to sow winter barley so early in the season’

‘It’s madness to sow winter barley so early in the season’

By Siobhan Walsh Last week, some farmers in Co. Cork took advantage of the good weather to get out and...

September 24, 2017

Spring barley – a tale of two crops

Spring barley – a tale of two crops

The lustre has come off spring barley production, particularly where mid-April sown crops are concerned, according to the Enniscorthy-based Teagasc...

June 17, 2017

BYDV: The growth of a serious barley problem in the south-east

BYDV: The growth of a serious barley problem in the south-east

Most spring barley fields in the Wexford area are affected, to some degree, by barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) this...

June 6, 2017

Spraying for BYDV should be a priority this year

Spraying for BYDV should be a priority this year

Cereal growers should spray for Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) this autumn, according to Teagasc’s Michael McCarthy. The tillage advisor...

October 22, 2016