blight

  1. Bossfarmer

    Grass OR muck for grain yield??

    just curious as to peoples thoughts here im currently running 200 sucklers and followers plus stores and sheep on 500 acres of grass 220 silage/280 grazing im looking for some poorer ground to buy/rent for grazing the stock as its arable ground theyre on which could be growing a crop, the only...
  2. J

    Fishing rights renegotiation

    Hi. We have a longstanding agreement with a local hotel to use the fishing on our land. It is approximately 1 mile of one side of the bank of good fly fishing. It was only for £450/yr and I am not really sure what the terms of the agreement are but it has suited both parties fine over the...
  3. The Guardian RSS

    Scientists root out wine blight genome sequence

    Scientists root out wine blight genome sequence Written by Kim Willsher in Paris Researchers identify Vitis riparia as phylloxera’s original host and say it came to Europe from the US In the mid-19th century almost half of France’s vineyards were destroyed in the great French wine blight...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Emergency approval of blight fungicide for organic potatoes

    Written by Agriland Team The Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) in the UK has approved Funguran Progress for emergency use on organic potatoes to control late blight. The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) applied for emergency use last year and the approval was granted on...
  5. GOV.UK RSS

    Defra welcomes University of Plymouth microfiber filter study

    Defra welcomes University of Plymouth microfiber filter study Written by Defra Press Office A study undertaken by the University of Plymouth to test the effectiveness of a number of prototype washing machine filters on their ability to reduce the volume of microfiber plastics reaching our...
  6. CPM RSS

    Blight fungicide given emergency approval

    Written by Tom Allen-Stevens A copper-based blight fungicide has been given emergency approval following lobbying of Defra minsters by the Soil Association to retain its use. Tom Allen-Stevens reports. The Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) has approved the use of Funguran Progress to control...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Blight fungicide given emergency approval for use in England

    Written by Agriland Team England’s Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) has approved the use of Funguran Progress to control late blight in organic potato crops. The approval was granted under an emergency use application made by AHDB last year. Growers in England are able to use the fungicide...
  8. Clive

    ELMS “wish list”

    thought a thread to docisss what options you would like to see in ELMS ? Try justify your option outlining what natural capital or public good it provides for the money ?
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