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Ploughing still the preferred option for Scottish soils

Minimum tillage may save time. But ploughing could be a better option on many Scottish soils, especially before planting winter oilseed rape.

That is the message from Alistair Gordon, regional technical manager in Scotland for agronomy firm ProCam, who says the benefits of ploughing can be felt from establishment right through to...

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Plough set-up key in effective blackgrass management

How the plough is set up and used as part of a blackgrass control programme will make a significant difference to its effectiveness on north eastern farms this autumn, according to ProCam regional technical manager Nigel Scott.

“Repeated use of non-inversion cultivations, along with periods of heavy rainfall, can often create an...

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Seedbed moisture the first step to success with oilseed rape

Timing of oilseed rape drilling should be determined by seedbed moisture ahead of any other factor to ensure the greatest resilience to pest attack and the best prospects for the crop, according to ProCam agronomist Neil Woolliscroft.

Speaking at the company’s eastern region conference in July, Mr Woolliscroft said growers should...

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