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RGT Planet gains full IBD approval for brewing

Arable Last edited 06/06/16
RGT Planet, the highest yielding spring barley on the Recommended List, has received full approval for brewing on the 2017 Institute of Brewing and Distilling list.

Mites – the most common pest of stored grain – must be controlled

Arable Last edited 31/05/16
Poor store hygiene can lead to mite and pest attacks of stored grain, which spoils quality, can lead to between 5% and 10% total crop loss or even lead to complete crop rejection

Largest UK wheat export to the USA departs

Arable Last edited 31/05/16
The largest export of wheat to the USA for more than two decades departed from Bristol.

Have we forgotten why we grow oilseed rape?

Arable Last edited 31/05/16
Instead of looking at the predicted 10% reduction in oilseed rape area this autumn, the issue of cabbage stem flea beetle and the volatile pricing, Grainseed are asking the question, have we forgotten why we grow oilseed rape in the first place?

Protect early rapid growth for a blight free season

Arable Last edited 03/06/16
Take special care to protect potato crops that will go through rapid leaf area growth after the cool slow start to the growing season this year.

Growers warned watch out for yellow rust

Arable Alice Dyer Last edited 28/04/16
Suspicions that the aggressive Warrior 3 rust race could be a threat this season have been raised with growers being warned to be extra vigilant in checking their wheat crops.

Go early to avoid loss in maize yields

Arable Last edited 01/04/16
Growers should always err on controlling weeds at the earliest possible opportunity

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