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Is this Britain’s first Gin Nouveau?

Arable Last edited 10/08/18
Copper Rivet Distillery harvests grain for 2018 Dockyard Gin.

Tramline trials used to test winter wheat nitrogen accuracy

Arable Last edited 09/08/18
An innovative set of trials has helped farmers test the accuracy of nitrogen (N) management in their winter wheat crops.

Delay spraying weeds

Arable Last edited 08/08/18
In grass fields suffering from drought, delay spraying weeds is the advice given.

Start walking maize for quality forage

Arable Last edited 08/08/18
The combination of the drought and a swing to early varieties mean the maize harvest is likely to be significantly earlier, making it essential to start walking crops as soon as possible.

Potato plantings down 3% amid extreme weather conditions ​

Arable Last edited 07/08/18
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) estimates that the total area in Great Britain planted with potatoes is 119,000 hectares(ha), a fall of 3% on the previous year.

New multipurpose fungicide for speciality crops

Arable Last edited 07/08/18
BASF are launching a new multipurpose fungicide for speciality crops – Perseus. Perseus contains two highly effective fungicides.

Less is more for autumn cultivations

Arable Last edited 02/08/18
Growers need “phenomenal patience” and a willingness to change soil management to avoid stoking black-grass problems after the exceptionally early start to harvest.

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