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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

Bud protection to assure pod fulfilment

Arable Last edited 31/03/16
Advice for oilseed rape growers faced with risk of Pollen Beetle damage this spring – the slow up in growth could now leave crops exposed for longer to attacks at the vulnerable green bud stage.

Analyses suggest that OSR crops are short of key nutrients

Arable Last edited 31/03/16
Early season analysis suggests rape crops are running short of MG & K

Opportunity to “damp down” early infections

Arable Last edited 09/03/16
Diseases and thick crops could prompt early fungicide in this year’s winter barley

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