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Consider clubroot risk in 2019 OSR plans

Arable Last edited 22/06/18
Clubroot is an increasing problem affecting oilseed rape crops well beyond traditional hotspot areas, and more must be done to manage the risks.

UK carrot growers break new ground with organic promotion

Arable Last edited 12/06/18
A group of growers which together represent the largest market share of UK organic carrots has formed an association to launch a major new promotional initiative.

Top yielding Clearfield varieties in NIABTAG trials

Arable Last edited 12/06/18
Many more farmers are trying out the new oilseed rape Clearfield system this year. But some are hesitant to step into this system because yields of Clearfield varieties are thought to be lower than non-Clearfield ones.

Start fungicide programmes now to beat potato blight this season

Arable Last edited 11/06/18
Potato growers should start fungicide programmes now and ensure they have considered fungicide resistance management to stay on top of key diseases.

Sclerotinia monitoring continues in carrots

Arable Last edited 07/06/18
Sclerotinia is a very serious disease of carrots, affecting yield and quality.

Why targeted T3 sprays maximise yield potential

Arable Last edited 05/06/18
A well-timed T3 ear wash spray could hold the key to helping wheat crops fulfil yield potential in what has been a roller-coaster season for many.

Aquila’s vigour shines under pressure

Arable Last edited 25/05/18
The superb autumn and spring vigour of Limagrain’s new oilseed rape variety; Aquila, is making a big impression on growers that could see it challenge market leaders in 2018/19.

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