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Weekend weather: alternating wet and dry spells
Niamh Murphy
The weekend will bring mixed weather, with temperatures of up to 20°C on Sunday, according to Met Éireann.
12 June 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: fungicides and farm walks
There is plenty to be done on tillage farms at present. Spraying fungicides is one of the priority jobs on a number of crops.
26 May 2024 News
Keeping disease out of spring barley crops
It is easier to keep disease out of crops than to control it. It is also important to avoid stress on plants.
Main fungicide due on winter wheat
Some winter wheat crops may already have received their T2 fungicide, while others will be due this fungicide shortly.
19 May 2024 News
Accompany the Agronomist: spring crops flying up, with some left to plant
In our first full crop survey of agronomists across the country this year, it is reported that spring crops which are planted are growing quickly and look well.
15 May 2024 News
Tillage Management: power of work done, more to do
There has been a huge amount of work carried out on tillage farms in the last week, but there is more to be done.
1 May 2024 Husbandry
Late blight control – mix and alternate fungicides
A new blight resistance strain was identified in Ireland in 2023. Steven Kildea of Teagasc writes what this means for farmers in 2024.
10 April 2024 Crop protection
New potato blight strain a real concern
A new potato blight strain which is taking hold in Europe is a huge concern for Irish growers.
26 March 2024 News
New wheat fungicide available to Irish growers
Univoq is one of the leading fungicides used to control septoria and rusts across Europe, according to Corteva.
27 January 2024 News