Written by William Kellett
Following an exceptionally dry spring in 2020, many were hoping for a more ‘normal’ spell of spring weather in 2021.
However, the weather over the past month has been predominantly dry for most, along with being exceptionally cold, with the Met Office provisionally...
Written by Charlotte Cunningham
Syngenta has launched a new, online support tool to help growers with fungicide decisions in winter wheat and in winter and spring barley. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Available at www.syngenta.co.uk/rust-locator-2021/fungicide-decision-tool, the interactive...
Don't drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria
Recent cold, dry weather may have reduced the immediate disease pressure in cereal crops, but growers cannot drop their guard against yellow rust and Septoria at the main spring fungicide timings, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns...
Written by Agriland Team
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has released UK fungicide performance data for a newly authorised wheat product in that market – Univoq.
Based on a new mode of action, Univoq should help protect the long-term efficacy of key wheat fungicides...
Corteva Agriscience Inatreqâ¢ Active Approved in UK
31 March 2021: Corteva Agriscience announced today that the UK has approved the registration of a product with Inatreq™ active.
Univoq™ fungicide with Inatreq active, now approved for sale and use in the UK, is a new fungicide that offers...
I’m growing rye for the first time this year. I’ve got hybrid variety Serafino.
It follows wheat, straw baled, stubble raked, drilled last week of September with JD750a.
The issue I have is that it is thin in the swath rows. I take it that it doesn’t like the toxins from the wheat chaff. Has...
Folk absolutely insisting on using the roads in the recent weather 'because I have winter tyres on'??
I've never bought the fudging things and the only problem I have ever had on snow is finding my route blocked by other vehicles that were on their roof or stuck in hedges etc.
Generally of the...
Given the late drilling date and the amount of rain that’s gone on them I’m pleasantly pleased with the state of my crops.
I do have two small fields that are below par but most are looking well.
How are others looking?
Wheat and barley below, no rape this year but locally it looks well.
• 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?
NEW: Introducing RGT Saki feed wheat
One of the most exciting feed wheats to hit the Recommended List in recent years looks set to earn a place on conventional and organic farms across the country from next autumn onwards.
RGT Saki is the new outstanding group 4 soft wheat variety...
6 of the best wheat varieties to look out for
Expert insight from Trevor Cope
Though there are a lot of varieties to choose from, and a lot of varieties grown, there are some we can suggest that will create more interest than others.
In terms of choosing a GROUP 1 milling variety, they...
We are going to cut some Planet spring barley today, the moisture was 12.5% yesterday so it’s pretty dry but there is a heck of a lot of regrowth.
We could end up with a lot of Green grains in the tank.
What’s the best thing to do with it?
Put on the floor in a heap and blow with cool air?
Welcome to the Hybrid Rye stand.
Hybrid Rye offers potential as biogas feedstock, as an animal feed and as valuable part of our own food industry.
Hutchinsons is able to supply a comprehensive range of Hybrid Rye varieties as well as conventional/forage Rye. In our video below, agronomist...
DSV is a breeding company which has been operating in the UK for more than 40 years. The company breeds and sells many different agricultural crops including oilseed rape, winter wheat, barley, grasses, maize, cover crops and lupins. DSV UK is based at Wardington near Banbury...
Crop plots are at the heart of Cereals! Located centrally within the event, the crop plots offer the chance to review new varieties and practices from a wide range of exhibitors. See not only the latest in breeding but also crop protection methods and soil management techniques. KWS UK has been...