ProcamPress Releases & Articles
High aphid numbers over the summer, coupled with short turnaround times between crops after the late Scottish harvest, and the loss of neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatment chemistry, are all set to put this autumn’s cereal crops at heightened risk of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) infection.
So says Alistair Gordon, regional...Read More
Don’t undo previous years’ good work of delaying drilling to reduce blackgrass populations by drilling earlier this autumn, winter wheat growers are being urged.
Latest findings from ProCam 4Cast, the annual ‘big data’ analysis of thousands of hectares by leading agronomy firm, ProCam, show that average winter wheat drilling...Read More
With residual, soil-acting herbicides often now representing a quarter to a half of the annual crop protection investment made in winter wheat in blackgrass situations, getting the best out of them is paramount, says North Essex and Suffolk-based ProCam agronomist, Mark Anstee.
In response, he has developed a five-point plan. This...Read More
No-till potatoes grown under a straw mulch could help farmers to restore degraded arable soils cost-effectively if used as a cash crop within a regenerative cropping rotation, according to ProCam agronomist Richard Harding.
Presenting results from a four year trial at the recent Groundswell conservation agriculture event, Mr Harding...Read More