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Top tips for feeding this year’s silage

Arable Last edited 02/08/21
Dairy farmers across the UK and Ireland are being encouraged to analyse their forages regularly during feed-out, to ensure rations meet performance targets and support rumen health.

Companion cropping option for Rape

Arable Last edited 27/07/21
Procam Agronomist Hall Charlton goes through a few key species used in companion crops.

Recent storms showcase value of pod shatter resistance

Arable Last edited 27/07/21
Recent very heavy rain and hailstone storms have wrecked havoc with many oilseed rape crops resulting in unnecessary yield losses just before harvest.

Wanted: farmers sought in fight against new grass weed

Arable Last edited 29/06/21
Emergent species already having economic impact.

Be clever about post-harvest cultivations

Arable Last edited 07/06/21
Recent seasons have highlighted the need to make soils more resilient to wet and dry conditions. Leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons says a key starting point is choosing the right post-harvest cultivations.

Don’t ignore threat from Turnips Yellows Virus

Arable Last edited 02/06/21
OSR growers should be aware of the risk from TuYV as results from a recent survey confirms that one third of susceptible UK crops are infected, with severe implications on yields, warns plant breeders Limagrain UK.

New Orondis Plus adds extra for disease protection in onion and lettuce

Arable Last edited 02/06/21
The launch of new Orondis Plus will give onion and lettuce growers a valuable new tool to add to fungicide programmes this season.

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