Potash

Potash deficiency in spring cereals – keep an eye out

Potash deficiency in spring cereals – keep an eye out

Teagasc is strongly advising tillage farmers to be on the lookout for potash deficiency in spring cereals. The disorder is...

May 21, 2022

In-field sap testing recommended for high value crops

In-field sap testing recommended for high value crops

The in-field sap testing of high value crops, such as potatoes and beet, is now being recommended by agronomists as...

April 23, 2022

Nutritional requirements of maize crops

Nutritional requirements of maize crops

April is fast approaching, and with it the maize-sowing season, making now onwards a good time to create a planting...

March 15, 2022

Spring beans as a cropping option for 2022

Spring beans as a cropping option for 2022

There is reportedly a a strong interest on the part of many tillage farmers in spring beans as a cropping...

March 5, 2022

Early spring fertiliser priorities of oilseed rape

Early spring fertiliser priorities of oilseed rape

Teagasc tillage specialist, Shay Phelan, has been out in the fields, assessing the early-spring fertiliser priorities of oilseed rape crops....

February 18, 2022

Phosphorous and potassium requirements for cereal crops in 2022

Phosphorous and potassium requirements for cereal crops in 2022

The latest Teagasc crops update reviews the range of phosphorous (P) and potassium (K) requirements that will deliver optimal results...

January 21, 2022

PDA updates fertiliser recommendations for oilseed rape

PDA updates fertiliser recommendations for oilseed rape

The Potash Development Association (PDA) has acted to update its fertiliser recommendations for oilseed rape crops. A new advisory leaflet,...

January 13, 2022

Don’t forget – peas and beans are legumes

Don’t forget – peas and beans are legumes

It’s sometimes easy for any farmer to overlook very basic facts, one being that peas and beans are legumes. The...

January 11, 2022

Potash and nitrogen interactions are key to crop growth

Potash and nitrogen interactions are key to crop growth

Potash and nitrogen (N) interactions have been shown, over many years, to be key determinants of crop growth and final...

December 15, 2021

Potassium has a significant role to play in terms of pest pressure

Potassium has a significant role to play in terms of pest pressure

According to the Potash Development Association (PDA), the role of potassium in mitigating crop damage due to pest pressure is...

November 2, 2021

Reduce P and K application rates at your peril – PDA

Reduce P and K application rates at your peril – PDA

A recent survey carried out by the Potash Development Association (PDA) confirms that a significant number of tillage farmers in...

May 31, 2021

Meeting the nutritional needs of a growing maize crop

Meeting the nutritional needs of a growing maize crop

The Potash Development Association (PDA) has issued an update on how best to meet the fertiliser and nutritional needs of...

May 10, 2021

Sugar beet crops have a large potash requirement

Sugar beet crops have a large potash requirement

The Potash Development Association (PDA) is reminding growers that sugar beet has a large requirement for potassium (K), with the...

April 22, 2021

The role of potash in frost resistance

The role of potash in frost resistance

With the cold conditions that have impacted on the island of Ireland over recent days, and more of the same...

April 8, 2021

How to grow low potash silage for dry cows

How to grow low potash silage for dry cows

Silage for dry cows is different to that for milking cows, Michael Garvey of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise...

June 4, 2015