Wild Oats

Existing chemistries still important in controlling herbicide-resistant weeds

Existing chemistries still important in controlling herbicide-resistant weeds

According to Life Scientific UK and Ireland country manager, Ruth Stanley, existing chemistries can still play a role in controlling...

September 16, 2021

How to get to grips with herbicide-resistant wild oats

How to get to grips with herbicide-resistant wild oats

Tales of the chaos caused herbicide-resistant black-grass have been commonplace within the UK’s tillage industry for many years: hence the...

April 8, 2021

Test grass weeds for herbicide resistance

Test grass weeds for herbicide resistance

Most farmers have grass weed problems – big or small – on their farms and need to be proactive in...

July 12, 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

Controlling wild oats with broadleaved application

Controlling wild oats with broadleaved application

Farmers across the country are now tackling weeds in spring barley. Wild oats may be controlled at the same time...

May 5, 2019

New and improved wild oat spray on the market

New and improved wild oat spray on the market

The main news at Syngenta’s technical briefing this week was the introduction of Axial Pro to the market for 2019....

February 25, 2019

Lismore enterprise ‘cleans up’ on sowing of wild oats

Lismore enterprise ‘cleans up’ on sowing of wild oats

Returning from England with her husband and children, Karen Cottier bought a farmhouse with outbuildings on a 3ac patch in...

January 20, 2018

Herbicide resistant strains of wild oats found in Ireland

Herbicide resistant strains of wild oats found in Ireland

Anyone who grew up on or had a close connection to a tillage farm, may have spent many an evening...

June 29, 2017

Ever wonder how your certified seed is free from weeds?

Ever wonder how your certified seed is free from weeds?

Regular crops inspections ensure that Irish crops destined for the seed market are clean of both weeds and off-types, according...

June 6, 2016

Cereals – ‘There are risks of bringing in grass weeds with imported seeds’

Cereals – ‘There are risks of bringing in grass weeds with imported seeds’

The first of the weed grasses present in Irish cereals could have occurred as a result of imported seed, according...

September 11, 2015