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Look behind the Septoria headlines

Arable Last edited 23/11/21
As a result of the perfect ‘Septoria storm’ this spring, many wheat varieties have seen their Septoria resistance ratings drop.

Cover crop termination

Arable Last edited 23/11/21
The success of cover cropping is well documented to include correct species choice and establishment timing. However of equal importance is how best to terminate the cover crops.

Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices

Arable Last edited 13/10/21
The unprecedented hike in nitrogen fertiliser prices, fuelled by surging wholesale gas markets, has left many farmers questioning how to reduce the inevitable impact this will have on 2022 crop margins.

The perfect storm

Arable Last edited 29/09/21
Septoria’s resurgence in 2021.

Early disease control in OSR

Arable Last edited 22/09/21
Use disease risk forecasts to plan appropriate and timely spray programmes for oilseed rape crops this autumn is the advice of Dr David Ellerton, technical director with Hutchinsons.

Moisture creates opportunity for late drilled oilseed rape

Arable Last edited 21/09/21
With soils still warm and moist from this year’s summer rainfall, there are still good opportunities for later drilled oilseed rape to establish well, says Liam Wilkinson, arable development officer for breeders Limagrain UK.

Reduce the risk of mycotoxins in maize silage this season

Arable Last edited 16/09/21
Take steps to minimise waste and preserve maximum quality.

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