Spring beans

Planting spring beans in 2022? The clock is ticking

Planting spring beans in 2022? The clock is ticking

Farmers intent on planting spring beans in 2022 have just over two weeks to gets crops into the ground, so...

March 25, 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

Considering sowing spring beans in 2022?

Considering sowing spring beans in 2022?

When it comes to crops of spring beans, it was very much a mixed bag in 2021 with some growers...

February 23, 2022

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

Spring bean harvest kicks off in Northern Ireland

Spring bean harvest kicks off in Northern Ireland

This week marks the start of the spring bean harvest in Northern Ireland, with Hillsborough grower Charlie Kilpatrick geared up...

August 30, 2021

Beans: March is still a good time to sow

Beans: March is still a good time to sow

The time of sowing beans is always a hot topic of conversation. Many farmers think twice about planting in April,...

March 24, 2020

Spring beans: What you need to know before planting

Spring beans: What you need to know before planting

Seed may be short, but many farmers will be putting in some beans this spring, some maybe for the first...

March 18, 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

Sowing spring beans? Here are a few tips

Sowing spring beans? Here are a few tips

Teagasc held a series of winter crop walks last week and gave some pointers to farmers planning on sowing beans...

February 21, 2019

Tillage focus: The drills are out…sowing beans in Co. Kildare

Tillage focus: The drills are out…sowing beans in Co. Kildare

The dry spell last week saw machinery descend on the tillage fields. Spring beans planting was one of the first...

February 17, 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

The countdown is on for spring beans

The countdown is on for spring beans

The cut-off point for spring beans is nearing closer. While some growers will sow the crop into early April, many...

March 24, 2018