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Heightened weed burden could mean growers need to replace inundated crops

As a result of the summer’s prolonged drought, some early-drilled winter wheats are facing a heightened weed burden after the dry conditions have prevented pre-emergence herbicides from working effectively. That’s according to Mike Thornton, head of crop production for agronomy firm ProCam, who urges growers to assess affected...

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Hold your nerve: keep wheat drills under wraps to beat black-grass

Farmers with a known black-grass burden shouldn’t be lured into bringing their winter wheat drilling date forwards just because large parts of the UK have seen improved soil moisture levels following the dry, early harvest. That’s the advice from Mike Thornton, head of crop production for agronomy firm ProCam, who recommends that...

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Align oilseed rape drilling to soil moisture, growers urged

Winter oilseed (WOSR) rape growers facing continued dry soils should not rush into drilling the crop too early, says ProCam technical development manager, Rob Adamson.

According to Mr Adamson, there has been a shift to drilling WOSR earlier in recent years, primarily with the aim of getting crops established ahead of cabbage stem flea...

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ProCam welcomes trainee agronomist to its Driffield team

Leading agronomy firm ProCam has appointed Josh Baker to its Driffield-based team of BCS Agriculture agronomists.

Josh, who joins BCS Agriculture as a trainee agronomist, hails from a farming family and is an agri-business graduate from Harper Adams University. During his studies he held placements in both the arable and livestock...

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