1. CPM RSS

    Bean crops under disease pressure, warns PGRO

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Growers are being warned that downy mildew is highly prevalent in bean crops this season, with the disease even hitting winter bean plants at levels that would warrant treatment, according to the PGRO. According to the PGRO, infection has been...
  2. G

    chemical cost for spring barely?

    hi so i'm pricing out a new venture for next year and i'm wondering what is the cost of the sprays for spring barely per acre? i wouldn't be using round up as id be more then lightly crimping the barely. thank you for your help
  3. Agriland RSS

    NI cereal crops ahead of normal for time of year

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) tillage advisors are confirming that most cereal crops in Northern Ireland are generally a little ahead of normal. This is a direct result of the relatively mild spring, after a winter of good...
  4. Northantsplants

    Help needed with fungicide spray timing

    Hi All I am researching the potential for using one of our novel organic bio-fungicides in conventional cereal crops. The product in question is chitosan, which can be used in the UK/EU for fungal disease control. For more details see: I was...
  5. An Gof

    WW T2

    Flag leaf fully emerged on the KWS Extase so the T2 has gone on today. Applying 1.25L/Ha Revystar + 5Kg EpsoTop.
  6. Fuzzy

    BPS code for Bean+OSR twin crop

    What BPS code should be used for a twin crop of Winter Beans and Winter Oilseed Rape?
  7. A

    Wheat varieties for (or not for) direct drilling

    Hi Folks, i don't often post, i work at Rothamsted and we're hoping to set up a DD experiment with different wheat varieties. Interested in any comments on suitable or unsuitable candidates, also any comments on particular traits that might be important for direct drilling. Happy for any...
  8. Adama News

    Trial Data for Soratel (prothioconazole) for superior disease control

    A UNIQUE, HIGH PERFORMING PROTHIOCONAZOLE Soratel for superior disease control A novel prothioconazole fungicide which uses a unique formulation to offer improved cereal and OSR disease control compared to the current market leader. SORATEL features ‘AsorbitalTM’ formulation technology...
  9. H

    British Farming Union on TFF

    Who or what is behind this ? I just spotted the section where you can join up but no explanation as to who is organising it ......or am I behind the times ?
  10. Oldmacdonald

    Liquid N and fungicides.

    I have winter barley requiring N and fungicide. Is there a sequence I can do then in to avoid having to wait a big gap inbetween? If I put on the N today, can I go with fungicide tomorrow?
  11. Yale

    Is it time to look again at Nicotinoid dressings to control flea beetle.

    With the massive issue of cooking oil supply world wide would it be prudent for the government to at least scrutinise any data since the ban to see if there is a genuine argument for the reintroduction of this seed dressing. Surely this is an emergency measure which could be introduced which...
  12. Flat 10

    Who thinks the AHDB is well run and provides value to their business?

    As above. Interested to see the answer to the above simple question. I think the current consultation is merely tinkering at the edges. I can only speak for cereal farmers but interested in responses from all farmers to get a sense of feeling as it seemed other sectors were disappointed with the...
  13. Agriland RSS

    High fertiliser costs create double need for top-level wheat disease management

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland High prices for fertiliser and grain are putting extra pressure on farmers not to let wheat yields slip through their fingers over the rest of this season, said Nigel Scott, regional technical manager for agronomy firm, ProCam. In particular, he says...
  14. 4

    Sclerotinia on rape

    cant make my mind up wether to spray or not , its been cold and dry here ,rape more or less in full flower no petals on leaves, reckon we might do more damage with the sprayer than benefit , agronomist wants to as a precautionary measure , whats everybody doing ps agronomist wants to go twice
  15. MX7

    Looming food crisis,what can uk ag industry do?

    With the serious possibility of a world food shortage looming due to Ukraine agriculture being seriously disrupted, what can the uk agriculture industry do to help alleviate the situation in the uk? Getting very late in the season to rip up thousands of ha’s of ag land that is just growing...
  16. S

    CTL testing

    Heard on the grape vine that some mills will be testing grain for CTL residue. Will imports be tested for it too? what would be the situation if there was some Uk crop stored that was a few years old that had CTL used on it, would that be ok?🤷‍♂️ Could @crazy_bull or anyone else in the trade...
  17. W

    T1 winter wheat

    What are people using and when are you starting
  18. R

    Sprayer tank cleaning between crops

    If you've been spraying su herbicides on cereals, then want to spray sugar beet. I use a tank cleaner such as All clear / tank cleaner Usually with the rinsings I have a stubble field which I would opt to spray on. If not, does All clear / tank cleaner have any effect spraying back onto...
  19. tr250

    When is it best to destruct permanent pasture when drilling oat/pea

    Just doing a field for whole crop it’s permanent grass at the moment I’m going to drill with Weaving gd would you spray glyphosate before drilling or after pre em? I’m not too worried about the peas but a little worried about the oats being affected by dying grass
  20. Adama News

    ADAS report highlights yield and margin benefits from folpet 2022-04-12

    ADAS report highlights yield and margin benefits from folpet A new ADAS report indicates that the inclusion of folpet into wheat fungicide programmes consistently provides yield and margin benefits by improving septoria control. The report, which was commissioned by ADAMA and Syngenta...