Hybrid six-row winter barley varieties, such as Quadra and Volume, have been proven to produce higher yields than conventional winter barley crops.
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.
The driest June on record in South Australia has forced grain farmer Mark Modra to rethink the crops on his Eyre Peninsula property.
Australian grain production is expected to drop this year despite a similar area of land being planted to winter crop.
The bone-dry spring is putting pressure on newly sown spring crops from Scotland to the south coast of England amid concerns that forecast rain at the weekend will not be enough to revive crops.
The lack of rain is putting spring-sown crops under pressure in the Scottish Borders after very few April showers and a dry forecast for early May.
The barley disease ramularia is potentially resistant to three key fungicide groups according to recent findings in Germa...
Winter oats have bucked the trend of all other major cereals and oilseed rape, with the total UK area up by about 20,000ha.
Up to 150 South Australian barley producers have had the rare opportunity to network with one of Japan s largest liqueur companies.
Oilseed rape crops are growing strongly in Herefordshire, with assistant farm manager Jack Hopkins looking to save nearly £30 ha on nitrogen fertiliser this spring because his crops are so forward.
Spring malting barley growers looking ahead for a replacement to distilling industry favourite variety Concerto, may have a new option in time for the 2019 planting season.
Have you fine-tuned your risk management plan for 2017? Deadline to enroll or make changes to crop insurance is March 15th!