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    Ryegrass controls stack up

    Learning from the successes of growers’ black-grass control programmes gives a raft of integrated cultural and herbicide strategies that can also be used to hit back at increasing ryegrass populations, advises Syngenta Technical Manager, Georgina Wood. “Key to that success is stacking up as...
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    Ryegrass Issues Mapped Out

    Identifying the spread and the severity of ryegrass will help to prioritise agronomic decisions on affected fields, advocates Syngenta grass weed specialist, Georgina Wood. Those decisions could include alternative rotations, more competitive cropping choices and how to prioritise farm...
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    Early moves to target wild oats

    Growers and agronomists now face the dilemma of an early application to remove competition from emerged wild oats, or holding off to allow more weeds to germinate. Syngenta grassweeds technical manager, Georgina Wood, urges Axial Pro treatment as soon as conditions allow, once weeds are...
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    Guide your way through spring agronomy decisions

    The incessant and extreme wet conditions are now presenting huge challenges for every farm’s spring agronomy and cropping decisions. Plans are being urgently reevaluated and rejigged to set priorities for treatment, with a watchful eye on deadlines for timely spring crop establishment when a...
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    Spot wild oats for spring action

    Identifying overwintered wild oat populations now, whilst crops are open and before spring flushes, will enable more effective spring control strategy decisions this season. Understanding your wild oat population now will allow better tailoring of herbicide rates and timing of treatments...
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    Hybrid Barley Calculator

    You can read more here - https://www.syngenta.co.uk/hybrid-barley-calculator
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    Autumn Guide - Learning Lessons from the Past

    THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTI-SITES History clearly tells us that single-site fungicides used without the addition of a multi-site can quickly succumb to resistance evolution. Alternative multi-sites such as folpet can be used to manage resistance and extend the life of existing chemistry. THE...
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    Autumn Guide - How to get the most from your Spring Malting Barley

    Spring barley varieties will be growing quickly now. Attention needs to be paid to fungicide choice, PGR requirements and nitrogen as we move towards harvest. Nitrogen should be applied depending on which market you are growing for, and the contract specifications if growing for malt...
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    Autumn Guide - Rooting and Establishment

    The past three seasons have seen extremes of weather, from the ‘Beast from the East’, to droughts and flooding. When you purchase your seed, you don’t know what conditions your seed will be drilled into, or the weather for the remainder of the season. Fast emergence, good rooting and strong...
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    Autumn Guide - How to get the most from your Winter Malting Barley

    Syngenta have a long standing reputation for high yielding varieties with excellent malting quality. CRAFT and FLAGON both have Full MBC Approval for brewing. The new variety ELECTRUM will be launched this autumn. Syngenta Winter Barley Varieties Here’s a reminder of the main features of the...
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    Summer & Autumn Guide 2020 - Winter Wheats

    Read the whole Autumn and Winter Guide here Once you have decided on the crops you are growing, finding the most suitable cereal variety from such a vast amount of options can be difficult. There are many factors to consider from intended drilling date to end market requirements. We have...
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    NRoSO and BASIS Points - How to Claim from Autumn Guide

    Syngenta is committed to providing valuable tools and resources to help you get the best out of your business. How to claim your BASIS and NRoSO points Tools to help you AHDB Pest Bulletin - Pest reports are updated weekly throughout the season by Rosemary Collier in association with...
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    How to get the most from your Winter Feed Wheat

    GROWTH HABIT • Quick early development with erect growth habit • Fast to reach GS30 • Later maturing, allowing more time to build yield SY INSITOR is a taller variety (with no PGR). However, it responds well to PGR applications to reduce height and lodging risk. DID YOU KNOW? SY...
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    Choosing a winter wheat variety for your farm

    Growing for end Markets How to get the most from your Winter Wheat varieties Once you have decided on the crops you are growing, finding the most suitable cereal variety from such a vast amount of options can be difficult. There are many factors to consider from intended drilling date to end...
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    Summer & Autumn Guide 2020

    Stewardship, sustainability and Integrated Pest Management have always been important to us, but with the new Agricultural Bill and ELMs scheme to be implemented soon it’s arguably more relevant than ever. Stewardship advice and tips on integrating digital tools such as BYDV Assist into your...
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