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Reinvest in grass leys to avoid forage shortage

Arable Last edited 12/04/18
Farmers should consider adding Westerwolds to their grass leys this spring to prevent forage shortages later in 2018, and to help set them up for a better season next year, advises DLF.

Healthy soils – the key to unlocking yield

Arable Last edited 12/04/18
A focus on healthy soils and the impact it can have on crop performance is nothing new for Hutchinsons.

Look beyond the can to maximise wild oat control

Arable Last edited 11/04/18
Growers should adopt an integrated approach to wild oat control this spring.

Twin OSR flowering sprays needed to beat high disease risk

Arable Last edited 11/04/18
Oilseed rape in many northern areas is expected to be at very high risk from light leaf spot this spring, so crops must be fully protected throughout the crucial flowering period, agronomy firm Hutchinsons says.

Weather woes ramp up pressure on region’s arable farmers

Arable Last edited 06/04/18
Freezing temperatures, snow and heavy rain have combined to wipe out arable farmers’ chances of getting on with early spring fieldwork.

New blight strain requires fresh approach to control

Arable Last edited 29/03/18
Blight control strategies will have to change this season if potato growers are to combat the spread of a new aggressive, fungicide-insensitive/ resistant strain of the disease, agronomy firm Hutchinsons says.

Don’t court returns with low herbicide rates

Arable Last edited 04/07/17
Black-grass seed returns this summer could equate to the same seed rate used to sow Wimbledon Centre Court.

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