Winter Barley

Cereal growers: Fancy a punt this autumn?

Cereal growers: Fancy a punt this autumn?

Despite not making it on to this year’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s (DAFM’s) recommended cereal list, Seedtech...

September 10, 2021

First barley crops could be ready for the combine by mid-July

First barley crops could be ready for the combine by mid-July

The head of Teagasc’s Crops Knowledge Transfer department, Michael Hennessy, has indicated that the first of this year’s winter barley...

June 15, 2021

Top tips on winter barley management and sowing spring barley

Top tips on winter barley management and sowing spring barley

With March now here, winter barley management and spring barley sowing will be to the fore of farmers’ minds over...

March 3, 2021

Assessing the BYDV risk and planning control

Assessing the BYDV risk and planning control

Early-sown crops of winter barley are at high risk when it comes to barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV), along with...

October 14, 2020

Plenty of dry weather needed for winter planting

Plenty of dry weather needed for winter planting

Rainfall warnings put an end to or delayed the winter sowing campaign for another while in most places. However, in...

October 7, 2020

Get your seed rate right when sowing

Get your seed rate right when sowing

As farmers begin to plant winter barley across the country it is important to get the seed rate right. Some...

September 25, 2020

Seed dressings play an important role in establishment

Seed dressings play an important role in establishment

Seed treatments form an important part of agronomy and plant health programmes; fighting disease from the time a crop is...

September 13, 2020

Decision time on winter barley seed

Decision time on winter barley seed

There are no new additions to the winter barley recommended list for the 2020/2021 season and one variety – Quadra...

September 8, 2020

Harvest update: Spring and winter barley being cut in early August

Harvest update: Spring and winter barley being cut in early August

The 2020 harvest is shaping up to be a strange one. The spring barley harvest has started and is set...

August 7, 2020

Winter barley yields ‘very poor’ – Teagasc

Winter barley yields ‘very poor’ – Teagasc

This week, Teagasc released some yields from the winter barley harvest so far and as AgriLand has detailed over the...

July 30, 2020

Grain price: Prices at home unchanged; yields poor

Grain price: Prices at home unchanged; yields poor

As more combines made it to the fields this week a bleak picture unfolded for winter barley yields. Crops cut...

July 25, 2020

Winter barley yields down significantly as harvest progresses

Winter barley yields down significantly as harvest progresses

The reality of Harvest 2020 became clearer this week as more crops began to be harvested from areas badly affected...

July 24, 2020

UK winter barley harvest update from ‘challenging season’

UK winter barley harvest update from ‘challenging season’

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) in the UK has described 2020 as a challenging season for winter barley....

July 23, 2020

Harvest update: Variable reports so far

Harvest update: Variable reports so far

More winter barley was cut over the weekend and a start was made on some oat crops. Harvest 2020 is...

July 21, 2020

Watch: Cutting away in Tipperary as weather holds

Watch: Cutting away in Tipperary as weather holds

James English was among a small number of tillage farmers cutting winter barley on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this...

July 15, 2020

Early harvest reports as small amount of winter barley cut

Early harvest reports as small amount of winter barley cut

Rain put a stop to the small bit of harvest action that took place over the weekend and into Monday....

July 14, 2020

Watch: Harvest kicks off…action from Kilkenny

Watch: Harvest kicks off…action from Kilkenny

The harvest kicked off for some farmers over the past few days and in a rare occurrence most of the...

July 13, 2020

The weather outlook as farmers prepare to harvest winter barley

The weather outlook as farmers prepare to harvest winter barley

Many winter barley crops are coming near harvest. Crops had been coming in quickly before rain arrived in June. The...

July 9, 2020