The time for water protection is now

An enhanced version of Adama’s popular WaterAware app has been developed and is ready to launch for Autumn 2016. With 42 per cent of the 486 drinking water protected areas

Be careful and courteous at harvest – NFU

The NFU is urging all road users to be careful and considerate to one another, now that harvest is underway. NFU South East Crops Board chairman Matt Culley says: “This

Harvest Results – 26th July 2016

Harvest results have started to come in from AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) trials. Trials in North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Suffolk have reported their results. With only three winter barley results

Consider nematode testing in rotational decisions

A seven-fold increase in soil samples testing positive for root-knot nematodes in cereals indicates that the pest may be more prevalent in the crop than previously thought, according to a

PGRO pulse field day shows visitors the latest research

Pulse growers, advisers and members of the trade attended the PGRO Pulse Field Day at Stubton, near Newark, at the end of June to see the latest pulse research and Recommended

Foot rot disease a growing concern for UK soil health

Dr Lea Wiesel, PGRO Plant Pathologist, warns that foot rot diseases of peas can have major impacts on yields. Infected plants are yellow in colour, may be stunted, and plants

Limited supply of seed treatment warning

With Galmano (fluquinconazole) only available until June 2017, growers should be aware that stockists’ supply for the winter wheat seed treatment will be limited over the coming months. “Those winter

Target black-grass in OSR to safeguard subsequent wheats

Growers must target a minimum of 97% black-grass control in autumn-sown oilseed rape crops simply to maintain the status quo. Anything less will result in increasing Black-grass populations, leaving subsequent

Protect early rapid growth for a blight free season

This season’s late planted potato crops, which have been slow to get going in cool soils, are expected to compensate with rapid growth as soon as conditions warm up. The

Addressing the increasing challenges of OSR desiccation

With the climate as unpredictable as it’s proving to be, correct glyphosate use will be vital for the most reliable and effective oilseed rape desiccation this season, stresses Roundup technical

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