CROPS WATCH

Put your best foot forward with a good foundation – root development

Put your best foot forward with a good foundation – root development

Management principles and tools to help winter crops develop maximum yield potential are the key take-home messages from Terrachem agronomist...

November 3, 2020

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

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

CROPS WATCH: Feeding winter barley to avoid disease

CROPS WATCH: Feeding winter barley to avoid disease

Nutrition and stress control have a role to play in the prevention of ramularia and as chlorothalonil goes off the...

May 16, 2020

CROPS WATCH: Avoiding stress in spring barley is essential going forward

CROPS WATCH: Avoiding stress in spring barley is essential going forward

Providing spring barley crops with nutrition and avoiding stress on plants is going to be essential as disease control programmes...

May 15, 2020

CROPS WATCH: Root growth essential to reach potential yields

CROPS WATCH: Root growth essential to reach potential yields

It’s been a difficult winter for cereal crops. In the first installment of this year’s Crops Watch on AgriLand, in association with...

April 4, 2020

CROPS WATCH: BYDV a concern in winter barley

CROPS WATCH: BYDV a concern in winter barley

The gate is now closed on John Mulhare’s winter barley crop and the TerraChem agronomist is happy with how the...

May 27, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Reducing fungicides, housing bees and keeping plants healthy

CROPS WATCH: Reducing fungicides, housing bees and keeping plants healthy

“Manners and Patience” – they are the two essential characteristics of a farmer practicing conservation agriculture, according to James Julian,...

May 25, 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

CROPS WATCH: Disease present in spring barley…T1 due

CROPS WATCH: Disease present in spring barley…T1 due

Volunteer forage rape was under control in the field of spring barley featuring in this season’s CROPS WATCH series. TerraChem...

May 18, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Controlling volunteers in spring barley

CROPS WATCH: Controlling volunteers in spring barley

Many spring barley crops are due their first spray of the season in the coming days or when the weather...

May 1, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Are your crops stressed?

CROPS WATCH: Are your crops stressed?

TerraChem agronomist John Mulhare was feeling the effects of the weather on the day of filming this installment of CROPS...

April 25, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Some winter barley crops stressed…T2 due

CROPS WATCH: Some winter barley crops stressed…T2 due

John Mulhare is happy with his winter barley crop at present and an application of Treoris, Rubric and Midas at...

April 23, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Rust under control; time for T1 on wheat

CROPS WATCH: Rust under control; time for T1 on wheat

Looking after crops isn’t straightforward; a bit like the weather on the day of filming this installment of CROPS WATCH....

April 20, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Yellow rust a concern in winter wheat

CROPS WATCH: Yellow rust a concern in winter wheat

Yellow rust is causing concern for John Mulhare. In this installment of CROPS WATCH, the TerraChem agronomist describes how plans...

March 29, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Front loading winter barley for the season ahead

CROPS WATCH: Front loading winter barley for the season ahead

Front loading winter barley sets it up for the season, according to TerraChem agronomist John Mulhare, who kicked off the...

March 26, 2019