1. CerealsEvent

    Check out the latest varieties at Cereals LIVE

    Check out the latest varieties at Cereals LIVE Informed variety selection is key for arable farmers; whether looking for peak yield potential, disease resistance or many other select traits, the right characteristics can set a crop up to flourish. Though achieving the highest treated yield...
  2. Agritrade News RSS

    New UK country head for Bayer Crop Science

    Written by Jamie Day Marion McPherson is to succeed Michael Muncey as head of business for Bayer Crop Science in the UK, Ireland and the Nordic countries, following Mr Muncey’s decision to retire this summer after 32 years with the company. Ms McPherson trained as a nurse, before moving into...
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    Hung out to dry ?

    I heard a snippet of news this morning on Radio 4 concerning something in todays Financial Times about the proposed trade agreement with the USA & a relaxation of standards to get the trade talks moving and in particular "agriculture ".Perhaps other forum members can put some meat on the bone on...
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    Winter wheat yields

    Whats the opinion on wheat crops? 80% or 60% of normal
  5. AHDB Podcast RSS

    155: Herbicides season 2020 – what is the best practice?

    155: Herbicides season 2020 – what is the best practice? Written by AHDB In this episode we will discuss which herbicides have shown good results during SPot Farm trials, after linuron was banned in 2017. We will speak with representatives of FMC and Bayer about best practice when applying...
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    Zero till may not be as environmentally friendly as we thought.

  7. CPM RSS

    Dekalb announces OSR establishment support scheme for 2020

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Growers of Dekalb hybrid OSR varieties which fail to establish this autumn will be credited with £100/bag under the enhanced Establishment Scheme introduced by Bayer for 2020. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Building on the initiative piloted last autumn, the 2020...
  8. CPM RSS

    Insiders View – The triple threat

    Written by cpm While OSR crops across the country struggle in the battle against CSFB, Dekalb has been focusing on breeding even more resilience into its varieties to give growers the best chance against the yield-robbing pest. CPM reviews DK Exstar. DK Exstar combines high yields and oil...
  9. CPM RSS

    Crop Doctor – Nurturing through to full potential

    Written by cpm As the key flag leaf timing approaches, the Crop Doctors have taken another virtual tour of the UK’s trial plots to assess the issues growers face and encourage peak performance from Britain’s cereal crop. CPM joins the discussion. The dry weather is not a get-out-of-jail-free...
  10. Chickcatcher

    Grassland App

    Sadly I only know a very few species of grass and the meadows I have which I understand have not been reseeded in living memory. I have only be in residence for a year and looking for ideas of the best means to identify the grasses that I have, before any decision is taken to improve the...
  11. CPM RSS

    Emerger gains post-em EAMUs in field veg and root crops

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Emerger, the diphenyl-ether herbicide from Bayer containing aclonifen, can now be used post-emergence in stem vegetables, root vegetables and alliums after the AHDB received separate extensions of authorisation for minor use (EAMU) in these crops. Charlotte...
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    Situation Vacant Bayer CropScience Ltd - Vacancy: Farm Technician - Cambridge

    Vacancy: Farm Technician Fixed Term Contract: 2 Year Contract (until April 2022) Cambridge We have an exciting opportunity for a Farm Technician who will report to the Farm Manager at our Field Stations in Little Shelford and Great...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Farmers warned of increased cocci risks around calf turnout

    Written by Billy Wickham UK farmers have been warned to be mindful of the increased risk of coccidiosis as they put calves out to grass. Dr. Tim Potter, from Westpoint Farm Vets, part of the VetPartners group, explained that during the housing period of a calf’s life, coccidiosis-causing...
  14. Laggard

    Sugar Beet 2020

    Something is having a nibble
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    Fungicide opinion

    Hello, i am from Bulgaria and i was using middle class fungicides from bayer. This year i want to use upper class fungicides. But there is some questions. I am between elatus era form syngenta and aviator xpro and this year also offered me ascra xpro. I was using T2 with zantara bixafen 50g/l ...
  16. CPM RSS

    Partners in Performance – The discipline of good decisions

    Written by cpm Download PDF A group of Sentry Farming growers meet regularly to discuss how to improve prospects for their wheat crops. CPM visits one in the Fens to find out what they’ve learned. One of the best things to come out of the group is the discussion we have. By Tom Allen-Stevens...
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    Crop Doctor – First responders for field affliction

    Written by cpm For so many reasons, spring 2020 will be one of the hardest to manage in terms of keeping disease under control. CPM joined the Crop Doctors as they took a virtual tour of England’s trial plots. The very fact we’re using the word ‘hope’ is not a good sign. By Tom Allen-Stevens...
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    Cabbage stem flea beetle survey

    Hi all I know oilseed rape is a bit of a dirty word at the moment, and cabbage stem flea beetle even more so, but we are doing a survey to see if we can get a good picture of what tactics are being used to "combat" CSFB during both establishment and for the larval stage, and to see just what...
  19. CPM RSS

    CRD announces use up dates for Biscaya and Calypso

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham . Growers have until 3 Feb 2021 to use up any remaining stocks of the foliar insecticides Biscaya and Calypso (thiacloprid) after the Chemicals Regulation Division confirmed the end of sales date of the 3 Aug 2020 for thiacloprid-containing products. Charlotte...
  20. CPM RSS

    Final chance for post-em herbicides in wheat

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Growers should prioritise weed control in wheat to compensate for large losses in the autumn, according to the latest advice from Bayer. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Field conditions are improving in many parts of the country with longer, warmer days giving...