Oats

Conference hears that lime on conacre ground is worthwhile

Conference hears that lime on conacre ground is worthwhile

Teagasc soil specialist, David Law, has dispelled the old myth that spreading lime on conacre ground cannot be justified on...

January 13, 2022

A UK tillage farmer reflects on the year that was 2021

A UK tillage farmer reflects on the year that was 2021

The latest Tillage Edge podcast from Teagasc features a reflection on the year that was 2021 from UK-based farm manager,...

December 29, 2021

DAERA publishes crop production estimates for 2021

DAERA publishes crop production estimates for 2021

Crop production estimates for the main cereal options and potatoes grown in Northern Ireland have been published for 2021, by...

December 22, 2021

Crops review: Winter cereals established well despite weather conditions

Crops review: Winter cereals established well despite weather conditions

Teagasc’s latest ‘Tillage Edge’ podcast sees crop specialists Michael Hennessy, Shay Phelan and Ciaran Collins deliver a crops review of...

December 14, 2021

Crops review: Spring of 2021 was a ‘tale of two seasons’

Crops review: Spring of 2021 was a ‘tale of two seasons’

While winter sown crops may have come out of the winter in reasonable shape, the spring of 2021 gave growers...

December 13, 2021

Growers should check for disease levels in rape and cereal crops

Growers should check for disease levels in rape and cereal crops

Given the unseasonably high temperatures, Teagasc is advising growers to check for disease levels in rape and cereal crops now....

December 4, 2021

Harvest 2021: Cereal production increased by 21%

Harvest 2021: Cereal production increased by 21%

Cereal production from ‘Harvest 2021’ is estimated to be slightly over 2.3 million tonnes, up from just over 1.9 million...

November 25, 2021

White’s Oats unveils new ‘eco-scores’ as part of sustainability ambition

White’s Oats unveils new ‘eco-scores’ as part of sustainability ambition

As part of its sustainability vision for the future, Co. Armagh-based White’s Oats, has unveiled a full sweep of A+...

November 10, 2021

Focus: A family thresher brought back to life in Tipperary

Focus: A family thresher brought back to life in Tipperary

Around many a family farm that have older sheds there can often be found vintage machinery made redundant by new...

October 27, 2021

Teagasc appoints new cereal researcher

Teagasc appoints new cereal researcher

Teagasc has announced the appointment of a new cereals researcher in its Crops Science Department. Dr. Atikur Rahman is a...

June 24, 2021

Milking Irish oats: Midlands farmer launches ‘Oat in the City’

Milking Irish oats: Midlands farmer launches ‘Oat in the City’

A Tullamore farmer looks set to capitalise on the fast-growing Irish market for non-dairy ‘milk’ sales by milking Irish oats....

May 21, 2021

Teagasc says some cereal crops showing resistance to BYDV

Teagasc says some cereal crops showing resistance to BYDV

This week Teagasc hosted its latest tillage webinar, which included a growth update on cereal crops, including winter barley, winter...

May 7, 2021

IBERS confirms a strong resurgence in oat production

IBERS confirms a strong resurgence in oat production

Plant breeders at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) in Wales are confirming a growing demand for...

March 30, 2021

Fertiliser recommendations for winter oat crops

Fertiliser recommendations for winter oat crops

Teagasc advisors have been walking crops the length of the country over recent weeks with the aim of providing growers...

March 4, 2021

Almost €3m for research project on oats

Almost €3m for research project on oats

Researchers in Ireland and Wales have been awarded €2.7 million to explore the development of oat varieties that are climate-resistant...

February 17, 2021

Oats – too much nitrogen will reduce crop quality

Oats – too much nitrogen will reduce crop quality

Ongoing Teagasc research has been designed to identify those crop management practices that will deliver optimal yield and crop quality,...

February 8, 2021

Irish oat drinks are also available…think food miles

Irish oat drinks are also available…think food miles

There has been plenty of talk about the recent bashing of dairy and beef on RTÉ’s ‘What Planet are you...

October 6, 2020

Oat exports far outweigh imports

Oat exports far outweigh imports

22,424t of oats (unmilled) were exported from Ireland in 2019, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). This far outweighs...

February 22, 2020