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Tillage
Tillage management: final sprays on cereals
Siobhán Walsh
Spring cereal crops are coming to the final fungicide stage. Consult with your agronomist on what is needed as crops will vary.
13 June 2024 News
Tillage podcast: barley in Laois and soybeans in Springfield
On this week’s show we chat to US farmer Evan Leeper who is taking part in a regenerative agriculture programme in the US.
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.
Tillage management: plenty of yellow leaves
Yellow leaves are in spring cereal crops as barley yellow dwarf virus has infected plants. The virus is spread by aphids.
5 June 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: busy time for spring crops
Tillage farmers are busy managing spring crops and drier weather appears to be on the way to help with this.
29 May 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: weed control and BYDV prevention
Aphids are visible on many crops. An aphicide and herbicide may be applied at the same time to spring cereal crops.
22 May 2024 Husbandry
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: aphids, final fungicides and planting
Some tillage farmers are still planting, while others are moving onto controlling aphids and weeds in spring cereals.
15 May 2024 Husbandry
Closing the gate on winter barley
Winter barley crops are variable this year, some have received their final fungicide, while it will be applied to others in the coming days.
14 May 2024 News
Tillage Management: planting, fungicides and bird food
Another spell of good weather looks to be on the way, and tillage farmers will be busy making the most of it.
8 May 2024 Husbandry
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
Early nitrogen essential this season
Crops are going in late this season, so it is important to get nitrogen on early to get crops off to a good start and to meet protein specifications.
30 April 2024 News