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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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Careful management of spring wheat pays dividends

Spring wheat is enjoying a resurgence with more growers turning to the crop after difficult sowing conditions for winter varieties and concern over spring barley margins.

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Monitor soil temperatures for nitrogen application success

Soil temperatures should be managed carefully to time fertiliser applications for best results on cereals this spring – especially in barley.

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Watch out for flea beetle pressure as spring beckons

Oilseed rape growers are being warned of significant larval damage from cabbage stem flea beetle this coming spring.

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Accurate application still key to blackgrass conundrum

Two Avadex applicators supplied by Cambridgeshire-based Techneat Engineering are helping to ensure blackgrass control on a Wiltshire farm.

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Barley contract offers added security for 2021

An additional guaranteed minimum premium is being provided for the first time ever this season by the Explorer spring barley contract for British Budweiser.

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LG Raptor ‘could out-yield market leader’ by next season

Spring bean LG Raptor continues to produce outstanding yields and has moved to a P2 rating at 105% over control on the latest PGRO descriptive list.

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Online pesticide guide includes comparison tool

A host of new features are included in the latest Online UK Pesticide Guide published by the British Crop Production Council.

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