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Impressive results for late maturing maize

A new late maturing maize variety with strong potential has successfully come through its first commercial year on eastern region farms.

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Troublesome wild oats return to spring crops

Growers are being advised to adopt a thorough control strategy to combat a resurgence in wild oats reported on some farms.

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Scientists apply to grow first UK field of gene-edited wheat

Scientists have applied to grow the UK’s first field trial of genetically-edited wheat at Rothamsted Research in Hertfordshire.

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Maximise maize yields to offset threat of summer drought

Understanding the effects of delayed germination and poor nutrient uptake caused by drought stress could help maize growers unlock further yield potential for the crop.

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Agrii eyes bigger market for UK haricot beans

More farmers could start growing haricot beans after agronomy specialists Agrii signed a contract to promote the commercial production of the crop in the UK.

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5 things to consider with a late autumn post-em

Settled weather is providing an opportunity to control problem weeds with contact-acting herbicides before they get out of hand. Darren Adkins of Bayer outlines five tips for late autumn sprays.

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Oilseed rape developments ‘hold promise for the future’

Dedicated breeding work is helping to ensure a pipeline of oilseed rape varieties continues to set new standards – despite the challenge of cabbage stem flea beetle.

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Varietal choice can boost later drilled winter wheat

Recent developments in genetics mean many of the highest yielding and best performing wheat varieties can now be safely grown into December and beyond.

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