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Viewpoint & Interview
Date：Jun. 5, 2020 Category：Markets
Ireland reduced its pesticide sales by 28% from 2011 to 2018 according to data from Eurostat. Ireland had the second largest reduction in sales overall; Portuga...
Date：May. 19, 2020 Category：Science&Research
Experts at the University of Hertfordshire, in collaboration with Agri-tech Services, have created a web-based, real-time system for calculating when to use fun...
Date：May. 13, 2020 Category：Regulations
Environmental sustainability of farming must go hand in hand with the economic one so that food security continues to be guaranteed, the European Parliament Agr...
Date：Mar. 20, 2020 Category：Science&Research
Research by Rothamsted has helped put an economic figure on herbicide resistance in black-grass, the farmland weed that is decimating winter-wheat yields across...
Date：Jul. 18, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The average UK family shopping bill is set to soar by £786 if pesticides are banned from British farms. A new report, commissioned by the Crop Protection Assoc...
Date：May. 9, 2019 Category：Markets
Teagasc published the eighteenth edition of ‘Approved Pesticides for use on Vegetable Crops’ in April. The book includes a host of vegetables, herbs and even ...
Date：Apr. 3, 2019 Category：Regulations
Member states of the EU’s Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCoPAFF) have voted to ban the fungicide, chlorothalonil.
Date：Mar. 28, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Reports that the European Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCoPAFF) has voted against renewing the approval of fungicide chlorothalonil wil...
Date：Jan. 15, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
EU pesticide policy is under scrutiny and review – but is in danger of being overly politicised, with scientific rigor taking second place to opinion, accordin...
Date：Oct. 16, 2018 Category：Markets
The UK Government has refused two applications made to use neonicotinoid products as seed treatments for sugar beet.
Date：Aug. 13, 2018 Category：Markets
The Agriculture Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced plans to invest up to £60,000 to improve understanding of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) ...
Date：Aug. 18, 2016 Category：Companies
The proposed acquisition by Goldcrop Holdings Limited of the entire issued share capital and thus sole control of Croplink (Ireland) Limited has been notified t...
Date：Aug. 9, 2016 Category：Regulations
New rules which restrict the conditions around the use of glyphosate in the European Union are to come into effect in two weeks time, after the rules were publi...
Date：May. 13, 2016 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Innovation can increase farmers’ income, create rural jobs and make EU farming more sustainable, MEPs from the Agriculture committee said last week.
Date：Mar. 27, 2015 Category：Markets
EU rapeseed production is expected to fall by as much as 7% this year, compared to 2014, according to figures released by Copa-Cogeca.
Date：Feb. 24, 2015 Category：Products
Dow AgroSciences has launched a new herbicide for winter and spring oilseed rape in Ireland. This new herbicide, Galera, is based in clopyralid and picloram and...
Date：Sep. 12, 2014 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The Chief Executive of the Food Safety Authority Ireland has said it is time to put aside irrational and non-science based fears of new technologies in the inte...
Date：Mar. 13, 2014 Category：Companies
Precision farming technology that will allow reduced herbicide use by accurately identifying and spot-spraying weeds, developed from research funded by the Hort...