Recommended List

Two additions to 2022 spring bean recommended list

Two additions to 2022 spring bean recommended list

There are two additions to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)  2022 spring bean recommended list. The...

January 13, 2022

SY Insitor makes its way onto the winter wheat list

SY Insitor makes its way onto the winter wheat list

This year’s recommended winter wheat list from the Department of Agriculture sees Graham and KWS Conros make their way onto...

September 22, 2020

Department releases winter oats list for 2021 season

Department releases winter oats list for 2021 season

The recommended list for winter oats was released by the Department of Agriculture this week. The biggest change was the...

September 19, 2020

Winter oilseed rape recommended list is out

Winter oilseed rape recommended list is out

The 2020 recommended list for winter oilseed rape was published last week by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the...

June 22, 2020

Maize list gets a shake up

Maize list gets a shake up

The forage maize recommended list has been given a shake up for the season ahead. Three varieties have exited the...

February 5, 2020

Spring beans list out…seed not overly plentiful

Spring beans list out…seed not overly plentiful

Spring bean seed will be tight this year, but for those who are going to look at sowing the crop...

January 24, 2020

Recommended lists: Oats area catch up…with what varieties?

Recommended lists: Oats area catch up…with what varieties?

Just 35% of the 2019 winter oats area has been planted for 2020. Therefore, the spring time may provide an...

January 11, 2020

Recommended lists: What spring barley will you plant in 2020?

Recommended lists: What spring barley will you plant in 2020?

The spring cereal recommended lists were published by the Department of Agriculture on January 7. No new spring barley varieties...

January 8, 2020

Winter cereal recommended lists out

Winter cereal recommended lists out

The Department of Agriculture released its recommended lists for winter cereal varieties yesterday, September 16. Winter barley Topping the winter...

September 17, 2019

Planting oilseed rape in the next few weeks?

Planting oilseed rape in the next few weeks?

August is the ideal time to plant winter oilseed rape in order to get it off to the start it...

August 16, 2019

Maize list gets ‘Spyci’ as two new varieties added

Maize list gets ‘Spyci’ as two new varieties added

The 2019 recommended list for maize varieties was published by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) this...

February 14, 2019

Spring beans list out as farmers make planting decisions

Spring beans list out as farmers make planting decisions

Spring beans will be on many farmers’ minds and intentions to sow will be decided in the coming days and...

January 16, 2019

Big yield ‘Prospect’ at the top of the spring barley list

Big yield ‘Prospect’ at the top of the spring barley list

11 varieties made it onto the recommended and provisionally recommended spring barley variety lists for the 2019 season. The lists...

January 3, 2019

Oilseed rape recommended list published

Oilseed rape recommended list published

The recommended list for oilseed rape was published by the Department of Agriculture on Monday (July 30). Four varieties made...

August 1, 2018

Maize recommended list published

Maize recommended list published

The recommended list of maize varieties for the 2018 season has been published by the Department of Agriculture. Seven varieties...

February 13, 2018

The 2018 cereal recommended lists are out

The 2018 cereal recommended lists are out

The spring cereal recommended lists have been published for the 2018 season. The lists are published by the Crops Evaluation...

December 31, 2017

Video: Reseeding under the microscope in Mayo

Video: Reseeding under the microscope in Mayo

Reseeding is a costly exercise and it can result in an outlay of approximately €250-350/ac to complete. However, when done...

August 21, 2017

85% of Irish maize now estimated to be grown under plastic

85% of Irish maize now estimated to be grown under plastic

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) recently released the Forage Maize Varieties Irish Recommended List 2017. This list contains plenty of...

April 18, 2017