Plan to ban crop and rush sprays by 2024
Andy Doyle
Changes proposed to the EU pesticide regulations could ban the use of all sprays in Ireland unless they are altered.
19 October 2022 Husbandry
Cleaning up or tidying up winter rape crops
Weed control is important in oilseed rape and it is important to pay particular heed to good grass weed control.
8 October 2022 News
Link between pesticides and Parkinson’s under investigation
Cork Parkinson's Association says a large proportion of its membership is from the farming community.
Planting now being interrupted by weather
Planting is now the main task fro many farmers but use weather delays to try and get pre-emerge herbicides applied to sown crop.
5 October 2022 Husbandry
Avadex Factor adds to grass and broadleaved weed control
While some fields now have grass weeds resistant to some or all of the main herbicide families, the additional control provided by tri-allate is increasingly important.
5 October 2022 Husbandry
Herbicide sensitivity across the spectrum of grass weeds
The challenges of grass weed control continue to increase as husbandry drives infestation pressure and resistance to herbicides increases. Teagasc' s Vijaya Bhaskar AV reports.
28 September 2022 Husbandry
Time for weed control in grassland
Following first-cut silage, farmers should be thinking about controlling weeds as swards regrow.
28 June 2022 Management
Some pictures to help identify grass weeds on farm
Grass weeds are visible in many crops at present and will become more visible in the coming weeks in spring crops.
19 June 2022 News