Early disease control strategies for winter wheat
Aside from a cold snap at the beginning of February which eased disease pressure in many parts of the country, for the majority of this autumn and winter we have experienced mild weather conditions favourable to disease development and many varieties are highly susceptible to key diseases.
Take early action on maize weeds
Maize growers this season will have impending challenges of herbicide active restrictions being imposed. Growers and agronomists will have to look closer at tailoring appropriate tank mixes to weed issues, and improve application techniques to get the best possible results from each treatment.