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A bridge too far?

Arable Elved Philips Last edited 22/06/15
As I write this on 27 May, the news seems to be full of all types of freak weather events: serious flooding in America, record high temperatures in India, very dry weather in Canada and Russia.

Spray docks in silage crops now

Arable Last edited 14/04/15
The best time to tackle dock infestations in silage crops is before first cut

European farmers maintain excellent safety record on food production

Arable Last edited 18/03/15
The Crop Protection Association (CPA) has welcomed the findings of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) 2013 annual report on pesticide residues in food, which has shown residue compliance rates above 97%, maintaining the excellent levels of compliance demonstrated over the preceding two years.


Arable Last edited 11/03/15
The Lettuce Company in Kent is looking for a full time tractor driver to join their dedicated team.

Losing triazoles is a challenge

Arable Last edited 03/03/15
Oxfordshire cereal farmer Colin Woodward says that traditional cereal fungicide application timings are no longer proving effective at taking out diseases such as septoria, rust and mildew.

From Russia with love

ArableWriters Elved Philips Last edited 13/02/15
As we enter 2015 it is worth noting that Russia has provided most of the fun in grain trading in the last year.

Industry fights to keep sprays

ArableFruit John Harvey Last edited 13/02/15
Farmers are being urged to protest against new European Union rules on pesticides as the industry steps up a big lobbying campaign.

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