ProcamPress Releases & Articles

Frit fly outbreaks reported after spring oats

Outbreaks of frit fly damage are being reported by ProCam agronomists in different parts of the country in winter cereal crops planted after spring oats.

More typically a problem in winter cereals grown after grass, spring oats are also a highly susceptible host to frit fly, says Herefordshire-based Paul Fisher, one of the ProCam...

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ProCam appoints Regional Technical Manager for eastern counties

Leading agronomy firm ProCam has appointed Matthew Cobbald as Regional Technical Manager covering the eastern counties of England.

Having worked as an agronomist and farm consultant for over 20 years, including his most recent role as Technical Director with farm management and advisory company Velcourt, Mr Cobbald brings a wealth of...

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Avoid these five pitfalls when drilling later, wheat growers urged

Be aware of these “watch-out” points or pitfalls now that drilling of winter wheat crops has slipped later due to unsettled weather, says Nigel Scott, regional technical manager for agronomy firm ProCam. Some important adjustments to autumn agronomy may be needed, he adds.

1. Don’t drill based on seed weight – use seed... Read More

Hold nerve with blackgrass infested fields

Continue to hold off drilling winter wheat fields where blackgrass is a worry until early October where possible, or mid-October in the worst fields, says agronomy firm ProCam. Drilling before this puts more pressure on achieving top results from in-crop herbicides, the company points out.

Paul Gruber, ProCam regional technical...

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