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Timing of treatment critical to optimum weed control
Darren Carty
The lift in temperatures in the last two weeks has boosted grass growth rates but the growth of weeds has also taken off.
7 May 2024 Management
Time to target grassland weeds
Spraying weeds such as docks and thistles is recommended before they mature and produce seeds.
9 February 2024 News
Potato farmer to pay €88,000 for spray drift damage to Dublin orchard
The High Court heard that the apple grower suffered losses in revenue when they were forced to sell the apples for processing as a result of damage, rather than in retail.
Lamma 2024: UK firm shows spot spraying solutions
Techneat Engineering showcased its spot spraying solutions at Lamma, including its new Weed Wizard ATV-mounted spraying system that identifies images though the use of a camera sensor.
24 January 2024 News
Tillage Management: rolling cover crops in the frost
Frosty weather provides an opportunity to roll cover crops ahead of planting. This can cut out the use of a herbicide.
9 January 2024 News
Weed control technology - what are the latest developments?
Weed control is going through a mini-revolution. For decades, herbicide was the solution to all weed problems, but this is quickly changing, writes Dermot Forristal, Teagasc Oak Park.
27 December 2023 Farm machinery