1. colhonk

    Continuous Wheat

    Any continuous wheat growers out there? What breed are you finding is the best for 3rd + wheats? Run out of options for rotations, osr kaput, linseed seems a no no especially up here on clay,spring crops Ha Ha Ha,this year has shown once again the feutility of them here.😞
  2. Honest john

    Harvest/Yields 2020

    Very quite on here so far.
  3. CPM RSS

    Partners in performance – Control what lurks beneath

    Written by cpm For many growers, it’s the burden in the seed-bank that poses the biggest threat from blackgrass. CPM joins the Task Force engaged in helping one Shrops grower put a plan in place for his spring barley. Andrew’s clearly managing the population well, but he’s on a knife edge. By...
  4. S

    Cover crop pre direct drilled beet?

    Maybe a crazy idea this. I have a 12acre field coming beet, thats a bit more bodied than ideal. Normal for us pre beet is to plough and press sometime between November and Feb, once muck has become available, spread, and ground conditions allow. Sometimes miss out the muck on the bodied land...
  5. Syngenta UK

    Arena Syngenta Sprays and Sprayers Arena

    The Sprays and Sprayers Arena is a key highlight for many visitors to Cereals every year, showcasing the latest innovations and application technology. We aim to bring the arena to life through the digital world of Cereals LIVE 2020. It is a critical time for UK farmers, tasked with improving...
  6. OPICOLtd

    Stand Opico

    OPICO Stand: 750 The OPICO machinery range includes grain dryers, grassland machinery, mechanical weeding, arable equipment and post hole diggers. Charles Bedforth, OPICO Sales Manager will be available over the two days of the Cereals Live Event. If you have any questions do please click on...
  7. CPM RSS

    Testing decisions for blackgrass viability

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Cereal growers are being urged to spray off patches infested with blackgrass now, before more plants set viable seed, according to the latest advice from Syngenta. Charlotte Cunningham reports. The stress of hot dry weather has brought forward blackgrass seed...
  8. DieselRob


    I'm looking for a bit of education on growing oats, other than a few wild oats about the farm I've not had anything to do with them. Winters or spring? If springs then they would go in behind a grazed catch crop, if winters would there be enough time to establish a meaningful cover crop pre...
  9. tr250

    2 year grass ley into a spring crop suggestions

    Was bad with bg then so probably grow spring wheat or barley I’d like to dd in an ideal world will be cut first week of sept. Would you leave grass until spring, spray grass off pre Christmas or plant a cover crop? I have a weaving gd drill
  10. CPM RSS

    National agronomy R&D network goes virtual

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Growers across the country will be able to access their most relevant local trial findings, variety intelligence and cropping improvement advice without leaving their farms this summer, thanks to the virtual 2020 events programme developed by Agrii. Charlotte...
  11. U

    Hung out to dry ?

    I heard a snippet of news this morning on Radio 4 concerning something in todays Financial Times about the proposed trade agreement with the USA & a relaxation of standards to get the trade talks moving and in particular "agriculture ".Perhaps other forum members can put some meat on the bone on...
  12. G

    Winter wheat yields

    Whats the opinion on wheat crops? 80% or 60% of normal
  13. CPM RSS

    Emerger gains post-em EAMUs in field veg and root crops

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Emerger, the diphenyl-ether herbicide from Bayer containing aclonifen, can now be used post-emergence in stem vegetables, root vegetables and alliums after the AHDB received separate extensions of authorisation for minor use (EAMU) in these crops. Charlotte...
  14. Johnnyboxer

    Recreational Cultivating?

    Is it fact or fallacy ? On a par with recreational shopping for some ladies ? Does it exist or did I just read it on TFF ?
  15. CPM RSS

    Water conditioners – Hidden threat to efficacy?

    Written by cpm Download PDF Is your spray water working for or against you? CPM takes a look at water quality, how this can affect spray efficacy and what can be done about it. Improved efficacy of up to 10% can be achieved. By Rob Jones Getting the most out of contact herbicides has rarely...
  16. R

    Five for Five for Black-grass

    Five for Five for Black-grass For the most effective long-term black-grass control, growers and their advisers need to apply the most effective control tools in five main areas - cultivations, sowing date, crop competition, herbicides and seeding prevention, recommends Dr Stephen Moss. “And...
  17. R

    On-line resource brings together âbest available intelligenceâ on combatting grassweeds

    On-line resource brings together âbest available intelligenceâ on combatting grassweeds A special on-line resource has been launched to provide arable managers across the country with a structured approach to regaining control over their most damaging grassweeds based on the best available...
  18. Feldspar

    Broadway Star conundrum

    Still having a large debate with myself about how much of the wheat to do with Broadway Star (Avocet actually). For two years now I have not spotted both wild oats and meadow brome despite walking fields what I thought was quite carefully. Walked round with an experienced agronomist and we...
  19. Hutchinsons News

    Make the most of pre-em weed control in beet

    Make the most of pre-em weed control in beet Pre-emergence herbicides will need to feature more prominently in sugar beet weed control programmes in order to mitigate the risks from poorer control later in the season, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons says. While post-emergence chemistry has...
  20. JCfarmer

    Rolling Winter Wheat

    Has anyone started rolling winter wheat as yet, I have been holding off as night time temperatures have been very low to freezing?