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Scottish growers on heightened BYDV alert

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...

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Five-point plan helps get best out of soil-acting blackgrass herbicides

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...

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No-till potato trials show role in soil regeneration

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...

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