Oats

Grazing winter oats – a US perspective

Grazing winter oats – a US perspective

Dairy farmers in the US state of Wisconsin are being encouraged to sow winter oats in early August and then...

December 4, 2016

Crows destroy 30ac of oats, wild bird cover crops to blame says farmer

Crows destroy 30ac of oats, wild bird cover crops to blame says farmer

Crows have destroyed 30ac of oats on one Co. Galway farmer and he has put the problem down to the increasing...

May 30, 2016

Watch great drone footage as gluten-free oat harvest comes to a close

Watch great drone footage as gluten-free oat harvest comes to a close

Glanbia recently got some excellent drone footage of the gluten-free oat harvest. According to Rob O’Keeffe of Glanbia the gluten-free...

September 9, 2015

Why spring beans are key on rugby star Rory Best’s 1,200-acre farm

Why spring beans are key on rugby star Rory Best’s 1,200-acre farm

Spring beans work tremendously well as a break within a tillage rotation, according to Irish rugby star Rory Best. The...

June 26, 2015

‘There will be no short cuts on winter wheat this year’

‘There will be no short cuts on winter wheat this year’

Winter wheat crops are approaching their flag leaf spray, David Leahy Agronomist with Glanbia says. This year programmes have been...

June 1, 2015

UK farmers have another bumper oat crop

UK farmers have another bumper oat crop

Although down 14% from last year, the 2014 UK oat crop is still 20% above the average for 2008-2012, according...

December 5, 2014

Reduced plantings of wheat, oats and oilseeds in the UK next year

Reduced plantings of wheat, oats and oilseeds in the UK next year

According to the Home Grown Cereals Authority’s Early Bird Survey of UK tillage farmers’ planting intentions for 2015, a reduction...

November 17, 2014