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Crop 1 - Spring Malt

Variety – Laureate 
Location - Kilkenny

Crop Details

Date

Observation/Action

Comment

28th May

Flag leaf starting to emerge 

 

18th May

T1 fungicide applied - Siltra @ 0.5 L/ha

T1 applied at mid-tillering

10th May

Blotching on leaves post herbicide application

Herbicide damage caused by large variance between day and night time temperatures at application

4th May

Herbicide applied - Cleave @ 1 L/ha + Empire Supreme @ 80 g/ha

Herbicide applied at the 4 leaf stage

20th April

 Nitrogen applied @ 370kg/ha

 Total nitrogen applied at the two leaf stage

16th April

Plant counts completed - 320 plants per m2

Excellent plant population recorded

12th April

Crop emergence

Emergence slow due to low day and night temperatures post drilling

29th March  

 

 

Drilling @ 172 kg/ha

 

 

Seedbed conditions perfect 

Fertiliser incorporated into seedbed at sowing