Wheat

International wheat organisation to launch its Strategic Research Agenda

International wheat organisation to launch its Strategic Research Agenda

The Wheat Initiative will launch its updated Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) next week, highlighting current challenges in global wheat research...

June 29, 2022

4 main varieties to drive Irish wheat production

4 main varieties to drive Irish wheat production

Drummonds agronomists are confirming that four main varieties will drive Irish wheat output over the coming years i.e., Graham, Torp,...

June 21, 2022

Mediocre yield output for winter crops in Ukraine

Mediocre yield output for winter crops in Ukraine

Adverse weather conditions since the start of the 2021–2022 season have led to a poor yield outlook for winter crops...

June 17, 2022

BYDV now impacting many spring barley crops

BYDV now impacting many spring barley crops

Teagasc is confirming that Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) is now impacting many spring barley crops across the country. But...

May 27, 2022

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Co. Down agronomist, Richard Owens, has confirmed a significant increase in the cereal acreage grown in Northern Ireland this year....

May 20, 2022

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

It has been estimated that up to 25 million tonnes of maize remains in Ukrainian feed stores. This is crop...

May 17, 2022

‘Agflation’ breaks through the 30% barrier

‘Agflation’ breaks through the 30% barrier

UK ‘agflation’ has been soaring since the beginning of the year and shows no sign of flattening off, according to...

May 17, 2022

Ukraine exported 1m tonnes of grain during the month of April

Ukraine exported 1m tonnes of grain during the month of April

Despite the impact of the ongoing conflict, Ukraine managed to export one million tonnes of grain during the month April...

May 16, 2022

Lack of fertiliser still a big issue in Poland

Lack of fertiliser still a big issue in Poland

A recent Tillage Edge podcast featured an overview of the progress made so far this year by farmers in Poland...

May 9, 2022

Availability of new fungicides to control disease in winter wheat

Availability of new fungicides to control disease in winter wheat

According to tillage specialists, the introduction of new fungicides to control disease in winter wheat is welcome news. However fungicide...

May 9, 2022

BYDV hits Co. Down barley crop

BYDV hits Co. Down barley crop

A Co. Down cereal grower has confirmed that Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) has caused problems within his 2021/22 winter...

April 29, 2022

CSO: Wheat, barley and oat production increased in 2021

CSO: Wheat, barley and oat production increased in 2021

Production of cereals increased by 22% during 2021, according to new data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The Area,...

April 27, 2022

High-fibre white bread could soon become a reality

High-fibre white bread could soon become a reality

A new project, involving a number of UK research centres, is to work towards the development of high-fibre white bread....

April 26, 2022

Most wheat crops now between Growth Stage 31 and 32

Most wheat crops now between Growth Stage 31 and 32

Teagasc tillage specialist Shay Phelan is confirming that most winter wheat crops are now between Growth Stage (GS) 31 and...

April 25, 2022

Crops update: Growth rates on track and disease levels moderate

Crops update: Growth rates on track and disease levels moderate

The latest crops update by Teagasc confirms that growth rates are pretty much on track and disease levels are moderate....

April 15, 2022

Will merchants and banks be willing to finance Tillage Incentive Scheme?

Will merchants and banks be willing to finance Tillage Incentive Scheme?

With maize crops costing up to €1,000/ac to grow, will merchants and the banks be willing to finance the Tillage...

April 4, 2022

Tillage Incentive Scheme – all you need to know

Tillage Incentive Scheme – all you need to know

The Tillage Incentive Scheme (TIS) will encourage farmers to sow additional tillage crops in 2022 on land that was in...

April 1, 2022

Is dribble bar system the best mechanism for slurry on growing crops?

Is dribble bar system the best mechanism for slurry on growing crops?

Using a dribble bar system is allowing Co. Cork tillage farmer Tom Barry to spread slurry at a rate of...

March 29, 2022