fungicides

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    Spring barley fungicides

    It’s been a long time since I’ve grown spring barley, what are people using for fungicides and growth regs this year? Crop looks well with good potential
  2. Defra Farming

    In conversation with a soil health pioneer

    In conversation with a soil health pioneer Written by Janet Hughes https://www.buzzsprout.com/1657363/8311877-janet-hughes-and-gabe-brown-the-six-principles-of-soil-health.mp3 In this month's Future Farming podcast, Janet Hughes talks to Gabe Brown. Gabe has been named one of the...
  3. CPM RSS

    Septoria warning as high levels of latent disease is found in plant samples

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Growers are being urged to consider a robust T2 fungicide application as septoria pressure in UK wheat crops is expected to build in the coming weeks. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Laboratory analysis of hundreds of plant samples has highlighted significant...
  4. CPM RSS

    Pushing performance – Getting the most from chemistry

    Written by cpm Download PDF The odds of hitting your target go dramatically up when you aim at it and the same could be said to be true when blight spraying. CPM finds out how to set the sights more firmly on preventing the disease. Even the strongest fungicides can have weak spots due to poor...
  5. C

    Climate change issues: Is vertical farming the answer?

    Climate change is a pressing challenge to current and future food production. To continue to feed a growing population, it is clear that food production methods will have to adapt to become more resilient. I am studying for my MRes in Urban Agriculture at Harper Adams University. I am keenly...
  6. M

    Stubble to stubble rates

    What are people currently charging/being charged for a simple stubble to stubble operation on combinable cropping land?
  7. CPM RSS

    Potatoes – Alternaria – another evolving threat?

    Written by cpm Early blight has become a more significant disease in some varieties in recent years. New research in Europe warns that it’s also a disease that is evolving into something that’s more aggressive and harder to control. CPM finds out more. Crop health is a factor in early blight...
  8. M

    Spraying - low pressure

    Spraying cereals, currently on red (04) flat fans. Wanting to reduce water volume to around 145-150, at 11k that would mean 2 bar or just over. Should that be ok or is it too low for some things - ie get a set of blue nozzles instead?
  9. M

    Nitrogen 3rd pass

    What’s everybody doing? Our milling winter wheats were planted mid October to mid November and so far had 165kg N. We are due another 80kg (liquid) to go for group 1 spec but whilst the calendar says go the crops I think are a month behind due to the dry spell. N2 went on a month ago but it’s...
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    T1 Fungicide advice please

    Hi all. Have been sent Skyway (very expensive) by my agronomist to apply as a T1 alongside Toledo, which I already have in stock. Wheat variety is Costello which I believe is very tolerant against rust- is there any advantage to applying the Toledo AND Skyway or can some more experienced arable...
  11. Clive

    No fungicide 2021

    nearly may and yet to use a fungicide, crops spotless clean cold, dry - could this be the first year we don’t use this group of chemicals at all ? rain could change things yet but it will need to be significant now to rebalance smd’s anyone else not applied a fungicide to wheat or barley...
  12. H

    Will we be ploughing for re seeding in the future?

    With farmers taking the blame for wrecking the planet do you think we will be ploughing up permanent grassland to re seed?
  13. YorkshireAndrew

    Steel shortage & scrap price .

    Apparently there’s a shortage of steel but scrap is still only around £130/t , scrapyards stockpiling ? [emoji849]
  14. Hutchinsons News

    Don't drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria

    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...
  15. Chae1

    Biostimulants

    What are people's views/experiences of using biostimulants as a replacement for fungicides? Particularly Scyon. I questioned the inclusion of it from agronomist today and said it would replace ctl.
  16. Corteva Updates

    Take a closer look at new Univoq™ fungicide

    It's been a busy week at Corteva Agriscience. The production of our new Univoq™ fungicide was completed on Friday and this morning the product arrived in the UK. Here are some photos from our production facility in Cernay and Univoq's arrival at RASE. Univoq is available for delivery now...
  17. Cowabunga

    The squeeze on milk and meat continues...

    From https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-56807520 today. Radical new climate change commitments will set the UK on course to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035, Boris Johnson will announce this week. Hitting the targets would require more electric cars, low-carbon heating, renewable...
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    Could kick myself (moddus cock up)

    Had a really busy day today, and made my first ever spray cock up, Was putting some Magphos and amino on my wheat today, and after talking with agronomist a few weeks ago I said send out some teb for the gleam and a bit of moddus or equivalent for a couple of really forward fields. Anyway...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Performance data for new wheat fungicide released

    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...
  20. Laggard

    OSR fungicide

    With November 2021 OSR worth £410/t+bonuses what are peoples thoughts on fungicides? A lot of OSR round here is struggling with CSFB and sharp frosts every night.
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