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Tillage Establishment Systems and Grass Weed Webinar, from the South

Watch the final of three Tillage Establishment Systems and Grass Weed Webinars, held on Tuesday, 6th July, as part of the Enable Conservation Tillage (ECT) project, focusing on tillage systems and grass weeds from the South.

The final Enable Conservation Tillage (ECT) project webinar looked at blackgrass and sterile brome control on three ECT focus farmers and how the identification of resistant grassweeds on these farms will affect their management strategies.

Host Shay Phelan, Teagasc Crops Specialist was joined by three ECT focus farmers, Donnie McGrath, Tipperary; Bill Shanahan, Waterford and Rob Coleman, Cork. Also joining the webinar were Jimmy Staples, ECT Project Manager, Teagasc; Vijaya Bhaskar, ECT Project Researcher, Teagasc; Michael McCarthy & Elaine Clifford, Teagasc Cork East Tillage Advisors; and Conor Kavanagh, Teagasc Tipperary Tillage Advisor.

Topics covered

  • Blackgrass and sterile brome control in non-inversion tillage systems
  • Resistant grass weed identification and management

Watch back the webinar below

Find out more about the rest of the webinars in the series here 

ECT Project is a European Innovation Partnership (EIP) co-funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine (DAFM) under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.