Wheat

Teagasc says some cereal crops showing resistance to BYDV

Teagasc says some cereal crops showing resistance to BYDV

This week Teagasc hosted its latest tillage webinar, which included a growth update on cereal crops, including winter barley, winter...

May 7, 2021

Is effective control of take-all within our grasp?

Is effective control of take-all within our grasp?

Take-all is the most damaging root disease of wheat worldwide, with losses estimated at between 5-20% annually in the UK...

April 29, 2021

Crops Watch: New fungicide comes at perfect time

Crops Watch: New fungicide comes at perfect time

In this year’s first winter wheat instalment from Terrachem’s Crops Watch, John Mulhare and Robert Beattie – both from Terrachem...

April 21, 2021

Foliar application boosts zinc content of wheat by 50% – UCO research

Foliar application boosts zinc content of wheat by 50% – UCO research

A team from the Department of Agronomy at the University of Córdoba (UCO) in Spain has demonstrated, through field tests...

April 7, 2021

Septoria control in wheat – timing is everything

Septoria control in wheat – timing is everything

Teagasc tillage specialists are confirming that the loss of chlorothalonil will force Irish wheat growers to amend their septoria control...

April 6, 2021

Chemical fertilisers reduce the level of bacteria in soil

Chemical fertilisers reduce the level of bacteria in soil

Chemical fertilisers reduce the number of nutrient solubilising bacteria associated with the roots of wheat, according to new research. The...

March 22, 2021

Winter cereals: Crop management update from CAFRE

Winter cereals: Crop management update from CAFRE

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprises (CAFRE) crops advisors are highlighting the impact that a wet autumn, in which...

March 11, 2021

Rothamsted Research clarifies its position on genome editing

Rothamsted Research clarifies its position on genome editing

Rothamsted Research has further clarified its position with regard to the use of genome editing in developing new varieties of...

March 8, 2021

Including a break crop drives the profitability of wheat production

Including a break crop drives the profitability of wheat production

A series of combined crop establishment and rotation trials, carried out at Teagasc Oak Park since 2014, has shown conclusively...

February 17, 2021

Beware the rising threat of Sterile Brome in cereal crops

Beware the rising threat of Sterile Brome in cereal crops

Teagasc has said that Sterile Brome is becoming a particular problem in Irish cereal crops. Control and management of the...

February 12, 2021

Can biofungicides deliver effective crop protection?

Can biofungicides deliver effective crop protection?

A new generation of biofungicides is now coming on stream in the UK, backed by claims that they can deliver...

February 3, 2021

New Zealand commits to 7-year IPM programme for tillage sector

New Zealand commits to 7-year IPM programme for tillage sector

New Zealand’s tillage, horticulture and vegetable sectors have embarked on a seven-year programme, which should lead to the widespread implementation...

January 25, 2021

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Heavy rain in October delayed planting across Europe, but dry weather in November has allowed many areas to catch up,...

November 24, 2020

Grain price: Keep an eye on the weather

Grain price: Keep an eye on the weather

Nearby grain prices dropped back this week, but are still relatively steady. Matif wheat for December was at €206/t on...

October 31, 2020

Bumper UK barley crop will not make up for reduction in wheat production

Bumper UK barley crop will not make up for reduction in wheat production

This year saw a UK barley crop of over 8.4 million tonnes produced, but the bumper crop will not make...

October 27, 2020

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its latest Crop Progress Report on Tuesday (October 19). 97% of corn...

October 22, 2020

Import figures: UK barley travelling ahead of Brexit

Import figures: UK barley travelling ahead of Brexit

Barley imports increased this month, while maize imports took a dramatic drop compared to the same time last year, according...

October 19, 2020

Wheat stocks up and corn stocks lowered

Wheat stocks up and corn stocks lowered

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on Friday (October...

October 13, 2020