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Choose Verticillium tolerant varieties

Arable Last edited 05/06/19
There is still no recommended chemical to control Verticillium so growers will have to grow varieties which have Verticilium resistance.

New barn-filling barley adds weight to higher hybrid quality

Arable Last edited 04/06/19
A new hybrid winter feed barley that has given consistently high yields over the last three seasons, as well as delivering added grain quality, is being launched to UK growers for this autumn.

Oilseed rape most profitable

Arable Last edited 31/05/19
Oilseed rape gross margins remain head and shoulders above other break crops.

Crop nutrient deficiency reached higher levels this spring

Arable Last edited 30/05/19
Several key crop nutrients have shown particularly high levels of deficiency this spring, say industry experts.

Don’t neglect late season fungicide programmes and timings

Arable Last edited 29/05/19
Even in times of low disease pressure late season fungicide programmes need to be well planned and timely is the advice from Hutchinsons technical director David Ellerton.

Game-changing soil mapping service launched to UK growers

Arable Last edited 28/05/19
Launched by Hutchinsons, TerraMap revolutionises the way in which soil nutrient mapping is currently undertaken in the UK - setting a new standard for accuracy in precision agriculture.

Break bruchid egg laying cycle

Arable Last edited 14/05/19
There is new advice to help bean growers to break the egg laying cycle of bruchid beetle, which caused such extensive damage in the prolonged hot dry conditions last year.

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