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Spring wheat varieties remain unchanged
Siobhán Walsh
There is little change to spring wheat varieties being grown for seed this year. One stands out on KPH levels.
13 July 2024 Varieties
8 winter wheat varieties make the grade
A total of eight winter wheat varieties are available for seed in the coming season. Graham, KWS DAwsum and Champion are the three main varieties.
19 May 2024 News
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.
Finding the chink in the armour of fungicide resistance – it’s a numbers game
Steven Kildea of Teagasc explains that with almost 10 trillion septoria spores in 1ha of wheat it’s no wonder fungicide resistance builds up.
10 April 2024 Crop protection
Tillage Podcast: three crops, rules, rain and some positivity
On this week’s show, we have the latest on the three-crop rule, a fieldwork update, a chat on septoria and visit the Tirlán oat mill.
14 March 2024 News
Dempsey at Large: Listening to farmers' concerns
There is also a realisation that the targets for the proportion of food to be organic by 2030 are wildly unrealistic.
31 January 2024 Viewpoints