CROPS WATCH

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

CROPS WATCH returns next week…winter barley is first up

CROPS WATCH returns next week…winter barley is first up

CROPS WATCH, in association with TerraChem, returns to AgriLand again this season and the first installment will go online this...

March 24, 2019

CROPS WATCH: Creating a good root structure in spring barley is key

CROPS WATCH: Creating a good root structure in spring barley is key

Herbicide was applied a week later than planned to this crop of spring barley. John Mulhare, TerraChem agronomist, explains why...

May 30, 2018

CROPS WATCH: ‘Foliar nutrition adding 0.2t/ha/day in last stages of grain fill’

CROPS WATCH: ‘Foliar nutrition adding 0.2t/ha/day in last stages of grain fill’

In this straight talking installment of CROPS WATCH, John Mulhare, TerraChem agronomist, emphasises the importance of nutrition on winter wheat....

May 29, 2018

CROPS WATCH: Spray weeds in beet straight away

CROPS WATCH: Spray weeds in beet straight away

The beet crop on John Mulhare’s farm was peeping when AgriLand visited and should be well up over the ground...

May 24, 2018

CROPS WATCH: Straight forward T2 on winter wheat

CROPS WATCH: Straight forward T2 on winter wheat

John Mulhare, TerraChem Agronomist, is very happy with how the winter wheat crops are progressing on Kevin Nolan’s farm in...

May 23, 2018