Cereals

Part 2: Improving soil quality critical to success of tillage plan in Romania

Part 2: Improving soil quality critical to success of tillage plan in Romania

Co. Kildare man, Jim McCarthy quickly found out that improving soil quality is critical in developing a successful tillage operation...

17:25pm

Part 1: A Kildare man’s experience of farming in Romania

Part 1: A Kildare man’s experience of farming in Romania

The most recent ‘Tillage Edge’ podcast featured a discussion between Teagasc’s Michael Hennessy and Kildare man, Jim McCarthy, now farming...

17:16pm

Online recommended lists for cereals and oilseed varieties published

Online recommended lists for cereals and oilseed varieties published

The Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB) has launched its online edition of the recommended lists for cereals and oilseed...

December 1, 2021

Weed control in winter cereals at early post-emergence

Weed control in winter cereals at early post-emergence

Where a pre-emergent herbicide has not been used on recently planted winter cereals, Teagasc is recommending the application of a...

November 8, 2021

Will there be enough certified seed to meet demand?

Will there be enough certified seed to meet demand?

Teagasc tillage specialists are predicting a significant rise in Ireland’s cereal acreage during the season ahead and questions have arisen...

October 21, 2021

Bord Bia Report: 8% rise in horticulture and cereals exports in 2020

Bord Bia Report: 8% rise in horticulture and cereals exports in 2020

€221 million in horticulture and cereals was exported last year according to the latest report from Bord Bia. This was...

January 14, 2021

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Heavy rain in October delayed planting across Europe, but dry weather in November has allowed many areas to catch up,...

November 24, 2020

Fertiliser input index dropped by 10.5% for 2020 –  CSO

Fertiliser input index dropped by 10.5% for 2020 – CSO

Preliminary estimates of the agricultural price indices for 2020 show a 3.3% decrease in input prices from 2019 levels with...

November 6, 2020

Dramatic decline of crop production displayed by the CSO

Dramatic decline of crop production displayed by the CSO

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) released its Statistical Yearbook of Ireland for 2020 this week. The crop production figures show...

October 21, 2020

Spring barley yields above average according to the AHDB

Spring barley yields above average according to the AHDB

Just small amounts of the harvest in Great Britain remained to be cut as of September 22 as the dry...

September 29, 2020

Cleared fields allow stale seedbed to be created

Cleared fields allow stale seedbed to be created

Straw will be easily cleared from many fields this year as yields are back dramatically in many areas and once...

August 17, 2020

When to cut wholecrop silage?

When to cut wholecrop silage?

Anyone planning on saving a cereal crop for wholecrop silage should keep an eye on crop growth stages and dry...

July 20, 2020

Spring barley uses least plant protection products of arable crops

Spring barley uses least plant protection products of arable crops

Each year the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine carries out pesticide usage surveys. These surveys rotate between different...

June 26, 2020

Mapping, rogueing and controlling grass weeds

Mapping, rogueing and controlling grass weeds

As fungicide applications get under control and farmers prepare machinery for harvest, this time of year is also a time...

June 6, 2020

Cereals event in the UK to go online for 2020

Cereals event in the UK to go online for 2020

Cereals – The Arable Event – in the UK is set to go online. A statement from the organisers read:...

March 25, 2020

Plant counts a help in making agronomic decisions

Plant counts a help in making agronomic decisions

Plant counts are a very useful task to carry out. At this time of the year – and in a...

March 19, 2020

Maize imports rise again…origins questionable

Maize imports rise again…origins questionable

Data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that wheat and barley imports are down on the same time last...

December 19, 2019

CSO corrects crop figures – area is up

CSO corrects crop figures – area is up

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has corrected the crop area figures which it released in September. At the time, the...

December 6, 2019