ProcamPress Releases & Articles

Minimise barley stress to counter ramularia threat

Spring barley growers can reduce the yield and quality-robbing effects of ramularia by shielding crops from the effects of stress. That’s the latest advice from agronomy firm ProCam, with the company’s regional technical manager for Scotland, Alistair Gordon, warning that the physiological effects of drought stress and soil...

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ProCam extends commitment to research and knowledge transfer

ProCam is extending its commitment to crop production research by adding new trials hubs in Cambridgeshire and Dorset that will operate alongside its existing industry leading facility at the Stockbridge Technology Centre at Cawood, North Yorkshire.

Located near Bassingbourn near Royston and Blandford Forum respectively, the two new...

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Stay alert to Septoria, wheat growers urged

Winter wheat growers are being urged to be aware of much higher levels of Septoria in crops this year compared with last season, most probably brought on by earlier drilling.

According to ProCam northern region technical manager, Nigel Scott, assessments at the company’s trials hub at The Stockbridge Technology Centre, Cawood in...

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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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