Hybrid six-row winter barley varieties, such as Quadra and Volume, have been proven to produce higher yields than conventional winter barley crops.
Armstrong Machinery will celebrate 40 years of selling New Holland machinery tomorrow, July 15, with a ‘Harvest and Tillage Day’ at Milverton, on the Lusk-Skerries Road, Co. Dublin.
Septoria is the most destructive disease of Irish winter wheat crops and in the absence of commercially-viable, highly-re...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a strategy used to control pests and diseases in crops and Teagasc’s Brian Duggan believes that it could be a key disease-control measure in the future.
Concerns over the use of certain plant protection products are among a range of issues set to affect the Irish tillage sector in the future, according to MEP Mairead McGuinness.
There is the potential for increased demand for barley in the Spanish market after dryness was experienced across key growing regions this year, according to experts.
A number of TDs have reportedly raised the issue of payments under the proposed tillage crisis fund in the Dail today, July 6.
A ban on herbicides containing glyphosate would reduce British wheat production by 20%, according to research from the UK’s Crop Protection Association (CPA).
The harvesting of winter barley has kicked into gear and farmers, particularly in the south, are expecting crops to ripen at leastseven days earlier than last year.
A Co. Down tractor driver won the European Drivers’ Championship 2017 in an event jointly-organised by John Deere and Michelin last month.