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Winter Crop agronomy – a Q&A session with Teagasc experts

Teagasc hosted a Winter Crops Agronomy update webinar on Tuesday 9th February which covered the management needs of winter barley, winter wheat and oilseed rape for the coming few weeks. This week’s Tillage Edge podcast features the questions and answer session from that webinar.

This week’s Tillage Edge podcast features the questions and answer session from the Winter Crops Agronomy update webinar between attendees and Teagasc experts.

The first section covered winter barley agronomy and Ciaran Collins, Tillage Specialist in Teagasc posed the questions to the panel of Shay Phelan, Michael McCarthy, Richie Hackett and Jimmy Staples with questions around management of conventional and hybrid barleys and nutrition in all crops.

The next part moved on to how managing winter oilseed rape for the coming weeks will centre on assessing the Green Area index in crops and adjusting nitrogen rates to achieve optimum canopies at flowering.  
Finally grass weed and control of sterile brome was debated by the expert panel.

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Plus, don’t forget to register for the next Teagasc crops webinar on malting barley which is being held on Tuesday 23rd February from 11.30-12.30pm.                                                                                                        You can register for the event here:   Malting Barley Conference 2021

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