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Use cultural methods to underpin black grass control, Midlands growers urged

Arable farmers will need to consider all methods to fight back against blackgrass, after poor control last season, say ProCam agronomists in the Midlands. According to ProCam agronomists Alex Miles, who advises growers in and around Nottinghamshire, and Neil Woolliscroft, who advises growers in and around Northamptonshire, blackgrass...

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Farmers could face worst black grass in 10 years

Arable farmers could be facing the worst onslaught in 10 years of one of East Anglia’s most problem weeds this autumn, says a crop advisor in the region. According to Chris Bumford who advises farmers across Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire for Cambourne-based agronomy firm, ProCam, Eastern England is already a...

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GROWERS URGED TO WATCH FALLING P AND K INPUTS

UK P and K inputs are no longer keeping up with off-takes, suggests a ProCam 4Cast analysis of recorded wheat yields over the last six years. In the high yielding years of 2014 and 2015, in particular, levels removed in crops exceeded average amounts applied which could now be lowering soil availability of these vital...

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GET SOIL CONDITION RIGHT IF YOU WANT TO GET THE MOST OUT OF NO TILL

Managing the transition from traditional cultivations to a no tillage approach can have a critical effect on the success of the system, visitors to a ProCam Prochem soil conference have been told. Taking time to correct soil problems such as compaction and poor drainage beforehand could have a profound effect on future cost savings...

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