Northern Ireland
Bracken spray re-approved for 2022 season
Peter McCann
Approval for the 2022 season was confirmed on Tuesday and the herbicide can be applied from 1 July to 12 September.
Best advice on weed control in grazing pastures
For a growing number of Irish farmers, Forefront T is the product of choice to control weeds such as docks, thistles, nettles and dandelions in grazing pastures.
4 May 2022 Crops
Rain allows crops to shine and impress
Rain was welcome in crops over the weekend and helped to boost growth and allow weeds to emerge.
Rain was a welcome boost to all crops
While rainfall amounts varied over the weekend, the rain that fell provided a welcome drink for all crops and they instantly looked the better for it.
4 May 2022 Husbandry
Crop on Camera: Preparing for weed spray in Co Wexford
Eoin Lyons is an adviser on the Teagasc Boortmalt Malting Barley Programme. He will follow a malting barley crop for the season ahead.
27 April 2022 Husbandry
From the Tramlines: winter crops respond well to kinder weather
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Clare, Wicklow and Tipperary where winter crops, especially winter barley, have responded well to the kinder weather.
20 April 2022 Crops
Robots on UK arable farms by 2025
The presence of the robot on a commercial farm was described by Franklin as “a big deal” but he maintained it will soon be relatively common.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Time to control weeds in grass swards
Before grass growth starts rising to peak levels in May, target weeds with a good herbicide before they mature and develop seeds.
19 April 2022 Management
John Deere wins CES innovation award for spot-spraying tech
John Deere has won innovation accolades in two categories for its See & Spray spot spraying technology at this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES 2022) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
6 January 2022 News