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‘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.

Growth no guide to crop development

Arable Last edited 05/04/19
Lush tall crops don’t mean they are forward.

Regional crop status from the field

Arable Last edited 01/04/19
Seasonal updates looking at Winter Wheat and OSR across the UK.

Sclerotinia infection risk alerts return for 2019

Arable Last edited 27/03/19
With oilseed rape (OSR) about to enter the critical flowering period, AHDB has restarted its sclerotinia infection risk alerts service for 2019.

Industry poll highlights role for greater Septoria understanding

Arable Last edited 26/03/19
Nearly 60 UK growers, agronomists and researchers were surveyed by Syngenta

Expect continuing change in weed control strategies in potatoes

Arable Last edited 18/03/19
For the last ten years or so, potato growers in the UK have been adjusting their weed control programmes to fit in with the many registration changes to herbicides.

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