Spring barley

Excellent harvest for 2021 as season draws to a close

Excellent harvest for 2021 as season draws to a close

Teagasc is confirming that this year’s cereal harvest is more or less wrapped up in many parts of the country....

August 27, 2021

2021 cereal harvest on a knife edge due to weather

2021 cereal harvest on a knife edge due to weather

With many spring barley crops ready for cutting and this year’s winter wheat harvest set to kick off in a...

August 10, 2021

Laois farmer gets enthusiastic response to biodiversity project

Laois farmer gets enthusiastic response to biodiversity project

A Laois farmer who is currently working on a five year project on sustainability and biodiversity said he has had...

July 31, 2021

Spring barley: It’s a tale of planting dates

Spring barley: It’s a tale of planting dates

Teagasc tillage advisors around the country are confirming that spring barley crops planted out in March are looking well. The...

July 12, 2021

Management priorities for spring-sown crops

Management priorities for spring-sown crops

Given the unavailability of desmedipham to deliver early weed control in fodder beet and spring-sown crops, Teagasc is advising the...

May 11, 2021

Herbicide management in spring wheat and barley crops

Herbicide management in spring wheat and barley crops

Teagasc is reporting that many spring wheat crops planted out over recent weeks are now emerging and looking well and...

April 12, 2021

Controlling barley yellow dwarf virus in spring barley crops

Controlling barley yellow dwarf virus in spring barley crops

Teagasc is confirming that barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) infestations are now quite commonplace within crops of spring barley grown...

April 9, 2021

Top tips on winter barley management and sowing spring barley

Top tips on winter barley management and sowing spring barley

With March now here, winter barley management and spring barley sowing will be to the fore of farmers’ minds over...

March 3, 2021

Harvest update: Some combines dash to the field

Harvest update: Some combines dash to the field

Some combines managed to get out to fields on Sunday (August 23), and while conditions were far from ideal there...

August 24, 2020

Harvest update: Weather halting progress

Harvest update: Weather halting progress

Winter wheat and spring barley were the main order of business this week, with crops of winter oilseed rape and...

August 15, 2020

Harvest update: Winter wheat cutting underway

Harvest update: Winter wheat cutting underway

The harvest kicked into full swing at the weekend as dry and sunny weather allowed for a run at work....

August 12, 2020

Boortmalt urges patience with green crops of barley

Boortmalt urges patience with green crops of barley

Boortmalt has urged growers to have patience this harvest as farmers decide what to do with crops of spring barley...

August 6, 2020

New fungicide shows potential

New fungicide shows potential

As the chemical tools in plant protection reduce and others inevitably lose effectiveness over time it is important to keep...

August 4, 2020

No easy answer to secondary growth in spring barley

No easy answer to secondary growth in spring barley

Secondary growth – it’s the conversation starter among tillage farmers these days. “What are we going to do with all...

July 28, 2020

Promising spring barley varieties on the way

Promising spring barley varieties on the way

The spring barley crops in Kildalton were looking extremely well when AgriLand visited the Department of Agriculture’s variety trials. Although...

July 6, 2020

Crop walking: ‘The good, the bad and the ugly in the north-east’

Crop walking: ‘The good, the bad and the ugly in the north-east’

Stephen McCabe told AgriLand that he looked at “the good, the bad and the ugly” in crops last week. The...

June 8, 2020

Stressed spring barley and the final fungicide

Stressed spring barley and the final fungicide

Awns are out on spring barley crops across the country and while disease pressure has been low it is important...

June 3, 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