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Taking steps to improve oilseed establishment this autumn
Moist seedbeds remain key for good oilseed rape establishment as high prices encourage more growers to return to the crop. “With oilseed rape, it really depends on autumn sowing conditions,” says Natalie Wood country arable agronomist for nutrient specialists Yara. “Last year, we saw an increase as the weather... Read more
5 tips to get combinable harvesting off to a good start

Dr Paul Fogg of Frontier Agriculture reveals his five tips for successful crop establishment this autumn.

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Room for improvement in slug control strategies

A survey of arable growers has highlighted the need for greater accuracy when applying slug pellets – with application timing one of the biggest improvements needed to tackle a burgeoning slug population.

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Fertiliser applicator ticks boxes for organic farm

Improving fertiliser application accuracy across different row widths is improving productivity on a Cambridgeshire organic farm.

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Farmers to be paid up to £70/ha for healthier soils

Farmers will be able to earn up to £70/ha to improve the health of their soil under the government’s forthcoming Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI).

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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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