BYDV risk hots up
Infection levels were among the highest on record last year – with a legacy of pathogen carried over in lush green bridge stubbles designed to encourage blackgrass to chit. Max Newbert highlights key control strategies for growers and agronomists.
Father and son win World ploughing titles
Almost perfect weather conditions meant crowds in their thousands from all over the globe turned out to see World Ploughing 2016 at Crockey Hill, near York on 8-11 September.
Effective slug control strategies
Wet weather this summer in many parts of the UK has led to large slug populations and means growers need to be extra vigilant in monitoring crops for damage from slugs to ensure crops are protected during early stages of growth.