Latest News

Spring Grassland Weed Control Options From Nufarm

A series of solutions from Nufarm to increase your grass yields this spring.  Click here for more information.

Nufarm Grassland Advert

Crops & Cultivations – Oak Park 2023

Teagasc & The Irish Farmers Journal are hosting their 2023 Crops & Cultivations event on June 21st. It incorporates Teagasc’s latest trials work and machinery demonstrations which should be of interest to all those in the cereals sector. It is a free event and based on past experience, well worth a visit.  Click here for more information.

Crops and Cultivations event planned for June in Teagasc Oak Park


Ultimate Guide To Growing Beans

Basf have put together an excellent guide to growing beans.  For those with beans in the ground or considering them in their rotations, this is an essential booklet.  To access the guide – Click here


Bean Growth Guide


Teagasc Crop Costs & Returns 2023

Some excellent analysis of cereal crop costings and potential returns for 2023 from Teagasc.  Very well laid out comparisons of expected margins for each crop – great resource to help plan for the year ahead.  For  the full report click here 


Sprayer Traning Couses Available in Your Area

With thoughts turning towards spring spraying, it is a good time to make sure your sprayer training is up to date.  Sprayer training courses are available in each county for new sprayer operators or those who have yet to obtain PA1 or Pa2 certificates.  These are required for all applications of pesticides using boom sprayers.  For more information, click here



2023 Voluntary Initiative Roadshow – Basis Points Available

The 2023 VI Roadshow ‘Back To Basics’ is available as an online session on March  1st 2023 at 10.00 am.  You can register via the link below on the UFU website.  There are 8 Basis points and 10 Nroso points available for the roadshow.  Click here to register.

Page 3 of 19« First...234...Last »

Recent Crop Crack

  • Still Time For Dock Control In Silage Ground

    After a particularly mild and wet winter, most pastures contain an abundance of poor-quality material in the base of the sward which will result in lower quality first cut…

  • Spraying Slow To Get Going This Spring

    Welcome to the first crop crack of 2024 and for the first time in many months we look set to get at least a few settled days. Growth is…

  • Spring Crops Growing Rapidly

    The catchy weather in April and early May has meant Septoria pressure has been extremely high especially on those earlier drilled winter wheat crops. The ear has now emerged…

Recent News