Fungicides

NI cereal crops ahead of normal for time of year

NI cereal crops ahead of normal for time of year

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) tillage advisors are confirming that most cereal crops in Northern Ireland are...

May 10, 2022

Resistance emerging to key light leaf spot fungicide

Resistance emerging to key light leaf spot fungicide

The fungus responsible for light leaf spot, an important disease of oilseed rape, is showing increasing resistance to azole fungicides...

August 18, 2021

Wheat DNA shows visually clean crops had high levels of Septoria

Wheat DNA shows visually clean crops had high levels of Septoria

2020 was a relatively low-pressure disease year for cereal crops, although rain in June did bring a late surge to...

August 23, 2020

‘Low resistance risk fungicide programmes must become the norm’

‘Low resistance risk fungicide programmes must become the norm’

Low resistance risk fungicide programmes must be adopted universally to prolong the efficacy of cereal chemistry in the UK, delegates...

December 26, 2017

Brussels told to row back on its new registration procedures for pesticides

Brussels told to row back on its new registration procedures for pesticides

A blunt warning has been issued to MEPs in Brussels by a leading UK tillage specialist against the perceived over-zealous...

March 23, 2017

Seed and fungicide sales fuel Bayer’s first quarter results

Seed and fungicide sales fuel Bayer’s first quarter results

German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer has recorded first quarter group sales of €11.8m. For the quarter ending March...

April 26, 2016

Broadleaf weeds remain a challenge on Co. Derry tillage farm

Broadleaf weeds remain a challenge on Co. Derry tillage farm

The current spell of good weather has significantly boosted the growth rate of winter barley crops – and some weeds...

April 28, 2015

Syngenta sees fungicide sales growth in Europe

Syngenta sees fungicide sales growth in Europe

Syngenta, the crop chemicals manufacturer, has seen fungicide sales growth in Europe in the first quarter of 2015, the company...

April 19, 2015