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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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Use cultural methods to underpin blackgrass 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 must stay a step ahead when planting oilseed fields

Arable farmers in the region could turn away from growing bright yellow fields of oilseed rape unless an alternative way of dealing with one of the crop’s major pest problems is found, says a Suffolk-based advisor. According to Drummond Scrase of ProCam, cabbage stem flea beetle, which feeds on young oilseed rape plants leaving them...

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