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    The challenges of spraying grassland

    The challenges of spraying grassland David Gurney, field technical manager for Corteva Agriscience highlights the differences between spraying arable crops and grassland. Grassland represents a different spraying challenge to spraying arable crops, with travelling speed likely to be reduced...
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    Weed pressure could increase in south east following dry spell

    Weed pressure could increase in south east following dry spell A prolonged period of dry weather coupled with a significant switch to spring cropping is causing weed control programmes to change for farmers in south east England. Torrential winter rain led to a huge shift away from winter...
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    Buttercup and Dandelion

    Buttercup and Dandelion Buttercups emerge in April so this is the ideal month to target them. Often, the trigger for spraying a field of buttercups is once the farmer has noticed that the field has turned yellow as the buttercups flower. Best control of buttercups is achieved if they are...
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    Blog: Why I wouldnât be taking my foot off the pedal when it comes to potato blight

    Blog: Why I wouldnât be taking my foot off the pedal when it comes to potato blight After twice the average monthly rainfall in February, there is some irony that much of the country needed rain by the middle of April. But we should not forget how well the 2019 potato crop went in without the...
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    The first and only UK recommended Clearfield OSR

    The first and only UK recommended Clearfield OSR The UK’s oilseed rape growers have been through a number of significant challenges in recent seasons. Weather, pest and weed pressure have all played their part in frustrating farmers’ ability to grow consistent, profitable crops. But...
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    Early Season Frost Damage to Maize

    Early Season Frost Damage to Maize The potential for late spring freeze or frost damage to maize exists on an annual basis throughout much of the UK and Ireland. Crop Insights examines microclimate differences affecting frost occurrence, describes symptoms of frost damage to maize, and...
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    Fight chickweed menace now

    Fight chickweed menace now Chickweed is now growing and can smother established grassland or young leys, warns Dr Nicola Perry, grassland specialist with Corteva Agriscience. And its prostrate growing habit allows it to rapidly colonise any gaps in the sward. Chickweed will be found in...
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    Corteva Agriscience to help dairy farmers Farm More Forage

    Corteva Agriscience to help dairy farmers Farm More Forage Corteva Agriscience is today (Wednesday 5 February) launching it’s ‘FarmMoreForage’ initiative at Dairy-Tech 2020 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. Using home-grown forage is the easiest way for dairy farmers to become more...
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    Four farms selected for Resilient and Ready Programme after overwhelming interest

    Four farms selected for Resilient and Ready Programme after overwhelming interest LEAF and Corteva Agriscience double recruitment following positive reaction from farmers across England and Scotland. Four farms are today beginning a journey towards a fitter future after being selected to...
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    Revolutionary late blight potato fungicide launched in co-formulation

    Revolutionary late blight potato fungicide launched in co-formulation A revolutionary co-formulated fungicide for the prevention of late blight in UK and Irish potato crops will be available for farmers to use during the 2020 growing season. Zorvec Endavia® is a liquid combining...
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    Spring cereals switch demands herbicide strategy rethink

    Spring cereals switch demands herbicide strategy rethink Farmers abandoning winter cereals and switching to spring wheat and barley will need to pay close attention to broadleaf weed control if they are to prevent significantly reduced yields. For many arable farms, fieldwork taking place...
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    Winter wheat grassweed threat needs urgent attention

    Winter wheat grassweed threat needs urgent attention Significant populations of grassweeds, including ryegrass and brome, threaten winter wheat yields this year after farmers struggled to implement robust herbicides in the autumn. Spring applications of a contact graminicide to control...
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    Corteva partners LEAF to support drive for sustainable farming

    Corteva partners LEAF to support drive for sustainable farming Corteva Agriscience has today announced a major new partnership with LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) which will see two farmers become industry leaders in sustainable agriculture. The global crop protection and seed company...
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    Blog: Switching herbicide strategies from spring to autumn

    Blog: Switching herbicide strategies from spring to autumn There are very good reasons why most farmers schedule broad-leaved weed control applications for the spring. Warmer weather, more daylight hours and the convenience of tank mixing herbicides are three of them. But there are...
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    New Pioneer Rapid React maize inoculant allows silage to be fed one week after harvest

    New Pioneer Rapid React maize inoculant allows silage to be fed one week after harvest Pioneer is launching a new, faster-acting inoculant for use on maize silage in time for the 2019 harvest. Pioneer Brand 11C33 Rapid React (RR) contains an additional patented strain of next-generation...
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    Remove the burden of spring weed control - treat grassland weeds now!

    Remove the burden of spring weed control - treat grassland weeds now! Rapid grass growth and multiple silage cuts taken to make up last winters forage shortfall, meant many weedy fields missed out on a herbicide spray in spring, says weed biology specialist, Dr Nicola Perry from Corteva...
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    Growers urged to plan for heightened potato blight threat

    Growers urged to plan for heightened potato blight threat Farmers are facing challenging conditions in which to control late blight after Hutton Criteria disease warnings were declared in key potato-growing areas. A large percentage of the UK crop is at the critical rapid canopy growth...
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    Product innovation ensures oilseed rape remains a vital break crop

    Product innovation ensures oilseed rape remains a vital break crop UK arable farmers know more about managing volatility than most. Unpredictable global weather patterns, currency fluctuations and ever-changing regulations are just three areas every farming business will either have benefited...
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    Ground breaking oilseed rape herbicide Belkar set for Cereals launch

    Ground breaking oilseed rape herbicide Belkar set for Cereals launch Growers visiting Cereals in June will get their first chance to explore the full potential of a new oilseed rape herbicide. Belkar from Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, has pushed the boundary of...
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    Inatreq is a new active substance developed by Corteva Agriscience⢠for the cereal market.

    Inatreq is a new active substance developed by Corteva Agriscience⢠for the cereal market. Inatreq is a new active substance developed by Corteva Agriscience™ for the cereal market. It will be the first new target site to be introduced to the cereal fungicide market in over a decade and comes...
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