Barley, deficiencies and no artificial fertiliser
Siobhán Walsh
In this installment of Accompany the Agronomist crops in Co Laois were looking well, but some issues needed attention.
5 June 2024 Husbandry
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.
29 May 2024 News
Crops and field margins in Waterford
Pádraig Connery is aiming to improve the three pillars of sustainability – economic, environmental and social – on his farm in Clashmore, Co Waterford.
Mixed crops, BYDV levels and yield potential in Louth
When the Irish Farmers Journal visited Co Louth last week we saw a huge mix of crops from good to poor.
22 May 2024 News
Home Farm: examining the crops
The difference between the two varieties of winter wheat was astonishing.
22 May 2024 Viewpoints
Farmer Writes: I’d stick with JCB for better or for worse
Gerald Potterton writes about his JCB purchase and spraying insecticides on his late-sown barley.
22 May 2024 Farmer Writes
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
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
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
Tillage Podcast: selling grain and protecting crops
On this week’s show, we hear from the fields and look at the grain trading trends of Irish tillage farmers.
9 May 2024 News
Tillage Management: wonderful weather for tillage farmers
Tillage farmers are very busy in the fields as they take advantage of the good weather to plant spring crops.
24 April 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: here comes the sun
Good weather looks to be on the way, and many tillage farmers have already made it out to the fields in recent days.
17 April 2024 Husbandry