A farm consultancy in Northamptonshire has joined forces with a national arable company to organise farm scale crop demonstrations to help growers cut production costs.
Patchy oilseed rape crops will need closer monitoring to avoid pollen beetle damage this season, warns eastern counties independent agronomist Andrew Blazey, of Prime Agriculture.
Spring cropping with pulses can help to fight the ever-increasing problems from blackgrass in cereal crops, growers are bring told.
Tweaking sprays according to crop condition will be especially important this season, writes Richard Overthrow.
Crops will be requiring more attention as the weather warms up, writes Richard Overthrow.
A fertiliser purchasing pool that reduces farmers’ exposure to volatile price fluctuations has been launched by the AtlasFram Group.
With signs of warmer weather, there is still time to get on top of blackgrass, says Dow AgroSciences’ Stuart Jackson.
The Potato Council is hosting a technical storage day event at Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research on Thursday, 28 February.
Arable farmers considering spring drilling are being reminded to cure any over-wintered compaction first or risk poorer crop performance and lower yields.
High rainfall and waterlogged fields continue to leave many farmers concerned about nitrogen losses this spring.