30-06-2014 08:21 AM | Ireland

‘Tillage farmers must get better at managing risk’

UCD agronomy specialist Dr Tom McCabe told delegates attending the recent Alltech Crop Science seminar that achieving the highest levels of productivity through consistent excellence in crop management remains the key goal for every Irish tillage farmer.

“Yes, grass is our most important crop and there is tremendous potential to improve our grassland productivity. However, wheat yields 20 tonne per hectare are achievable in the future,” he explained
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