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Check planting order with carried-over seed

Winter cereal growers planting seed this autumn, originally purchased for planting last autumn, should consider sowing it at the start of drilling windows so it goes into the best soil conditions.

That is the message from Lee Harker, seed manager for agronomy firm ProCam, who says the majority of growers will have at least some...

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Tony White 1942–2020

It is with great sadness that I am writing to inform you that our Executive Chairman, Tony White passed away peacefully on Saturday morning. I am sure you will join me in sending thoughts and sympathy to Tony’s wife, Anna and their family at this very difficult time.

Tony was extremely proud to have built ProCam into the largest...

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Wholecrop offers dual benefits to overcome forage shortages

With the exceptionally dry spring likely to have a knock-on effect on forage supplies, harvesting cereals originally drilled for grain as wholecrop in the coming weeks could help ease future shortages.

So says Francis Dunne of Field Options, who points not only to the guarantee of filling clamps with a valuable primary feed source but...

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Head off harvest headaches by checking gappy crops for weeds

Be alert to late flushes of weeds that could hamper harvesting operations appearing in this year’s gappy or thin cereal crops after recent rains, says Paul Gruber, regional technical manager for agronomy firm, ProCam.

Gaps left in crops where waterlogging caused seedlings to rot away over winter are particularly vulnerable to weed...

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