Tillage Management

How often should fertiliser plans be updated on tillage farms?

How often should fertiliser plans be updated on tillage farms?

Teagasc is making it clear that tillage farmers should update their fertiliser plans regularly. This is in light of the...

October 6, 2021

Post-emergence herbicide options on winter cereals

Post-emergence herbicide options on winter cereals

Wet weather has prevented many farmers from making it to the field with the sprayer with a pre-emergence herbicide on...

November 1, 2020

Keeping disease at bay in winter oilseed rape

Keeping disease at bay in winter oilseed rape

Farmers with winter oilseed rape crops should be keeping an eye out for disease on plants at present. Light leaf...

October 30, 2020

Revising seed rates in tricky conditions

Revising seed rates in tricky conditions

This week Teagasc released a table of suggested seed rates for winter barley varieties in 2020, based on planting in...

October 9, 2020

Early herbicide application for best control on winter cereals

Early herbicide application for best control on winter cereals

Pre-emergence is the best way to control grass weeds in winter cereals. However, it’s not always practical to achieve as...

October 2, 2020

Looking at weed control in oilseed rape post emergence

Looking at weed control in oilseed rape post emergence

Farmers who have not yet applied a herbicide to oilseed rape crops should consider doing so sooner rather than later....

October 1, 2020

Time to take stock in cereal crops

Time to take stock in cereal crops

As cereal growers across the country finish up spraying for the season and turn toward harvest preparations, now is a...

June 17, 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

Tillage management: Controlling disease in beans

Tillage management: Controlling disease in beans

There are plenty of spring beans about this year and as flowering approaches it is important to keep on top...

May 26, 2020

Tillage management: T2s on wheat

Tillage management: T2s on wheat

T2s on wheat will be going out in the next few days. Any crops receiving T2s after today, May 19,...

May 19, 2020

Chlorothalonil to be used up by next Tuesday

Chlorothalonil to be used up by next Tuesday

Next Tuesday, May 19, is the last day that Irish tillage farmers may use chlorothalonil. The product’s use is banned...

May 14, 2020

Tillage management: Fungicides on winter and spring barley

Tillage management: Fungicides on winter and spring barley

As we enter the middle of May fungicides on winter barley will be wrapping up, while the majority of spring...

May 13, 2020

Trace elements and nutrition essential as weed sprays are applied

Trace elements and nutrition essential as weed sprays are applied

As spring crops receive weed sprays in the coming days and weeks it is important to provide those crops with...

May 4, 2020

Keep wild oats and other grasses under control

Keep wild oats and other grasses under control

Wild oats and other grass weeds like canary and rye grass need to be kept under control in cereal ground....

April 29, 2020

Tillage management: T1s on wheat

Tillage management: T1s on wheat

In the coming days many people will be heading out with a T1 on winter wheat, some crops may already...

April 23, 2020

Tillage management: Will you be applying an aphicide?

Tillage management: Will you be applying an aphicide?

The application of an aphicide to spring crops is an easy decision for some, but more and more tillage farmers...

April 21, 2020

Tillage management: Early nitrogen for malting barley essential

Tillage management: Early nitrogen for malting barley essential

As spring barley crops are appearing across the country, farmers have been and will be applying nitrogen (N) to these...

April 15, 2020

Wheat and barley fungicides all due in the coming days

Wheat and barley fungicides all due in the coming days

Winter wheat crops are at different stages across the country. Cellule has headed out in some regions, while the majority...

May 17, 2019