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Finders Keepers

Arable Last edited 14/05/19
Working with Mike Pickford in the UK, Grainseed and he have been developing a high yielding conventional rape variety, Keeper.

Unexpected septoria levels a ‘one-off’

Arable Last edited 09/05/19
Unexpected septoria levels in the winter wheat variety Cougar a ‘one-off’.

Early trials results show promise for hybrid wheats

Arable Last edited 17/04/19
Testing hybrid wheats under a wide range of UK growing conditions is the aim of nationwide trials established by crop protection specialists Hutchinsons.

Considered approach ahead of maize planting

Arable Last edited 11/04/19
Consider lessons learned from last year ahead of maize planting.

Top yielding Clearfield variety

Arable Last edited 11/04/19
Growing Clearfield oilseed rape is no longer a niche activity, as over 61,000 hectares were grown last year and there is an expectation of further growth in 2019.

‘Just add water’ for accurate soil assessments

Arable Last edited 10/04/19
Spring is an ideal time to assess soils for potential structural or other soil health issues, but only do so when there is sufficient moisture for an accurate result, says agronomy firm Hutchinsons.

Hot water seed treatment boosts leafy greens crops

Arable Last edited 10/04/19
Treating seeds for leafy greens in hot water prior to planting has been found to be effective in reducing leaf spot disease in a field lab with Innovative Farmers and Riverford.

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