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Barton opens eyes to black-grass options

Arable Last edited 15/07/19
The Syngenta Barton Black-grass Focus Site is now approaching its third year of harvest results, involving a complex matrix of trials investigating integrated control techniques. It is giving growers a valuable insight into the long-term implications of different options.

New forage inoculant range replaces Biotal brand in the UK

Arable Last edited 11/07/19
New bacteria combination boosts stability and increases flexibility of clamp opening.

Trials show value of integrated approach amid higher disease pressure

Arable Last edited 11/07/19
The value of using a robust fungicide programme and selecting varieties with good disease resistance has been clearly demonstrated in Hutchinsons trials near Carlisle.

Include zoxamide in all blight control programmes

Arable Last edited 25/06/19
Recent conditions have favoured potato blight, with Hutton periods being recorded across the country.

Social media alerts growers to moth invasion

Arable Last edited 24/06/19
An influx of diamondback moths have landed in the UK which may be comparable to the infestation that occurred in 2016, which led to the devastation of high-value vegetable crops.

New winter barley varieties set to rival old favourites

Arable Last edited 24/06/19
Winter barley growers have increased options this autumn, with a number of new varieties on the 2019 AHDB Recommended List showing they can compete with some of the established favourites.

New ‘early warning system’ finds blackgrass evolving resistance to glyphosate

Arable Last edited 12/06/19
Scientists studying herbicide resistance in blackgrass have detected clear signs that reduced sensitivity to glyphosate is evolving in the field.

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