insecticide

  1. Thomas Simpson

    Bruchid beetle, is it worth spraying for any more?

    With these 20 degree days are people bothering spraying winter beans anymore for bruchid beetle. Hallmark zeon is the only one left but it may kill more beneficials than beetles.
  2. Farmer Ben

    OSR 2021

    Having researched as much information about the flea beetle as possible and been interested in the current crops in the ground, which generally look good. Do you think we’re starting to see more natural predators? I’ve recently read a paper from an Entomologist who suggested it would take 10...
  3. jackrussell101

    Swiss ask their general public to vote on pesticide referendum

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-57457384
  4. S

    Golden Nuggets....the 'fake meat' revolution is on its way....

    Anthony Browne MP, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Environment writes in this week's Spectator, "Britain could be at the forefront of the revolution. We love animals: we are pragmatic about new technology". Further he writes "The FSA should now consider a fast - track...
  5. M

    Fund raiser for BYDV because I was told that it's a figment of my imagination

    As the title says ,,,,,.
  6. Agriland RSS

    Farmer-led aphid monitoring could reduce pesticide use in tackling BYDV

    Written by William Kellett A new study by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has concluded that a simple field-based monitoring system, run by farmers, could help reduce the use of insecticide spraying to tackle barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) in cereal crops following the 2019 ban...
  7. RobertTheEngineer

    Research on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  8. RobertTheEngineer

    Reseach on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  9. RobertTheEngineer

    Reseach on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Scottish growing sector faces pros and cons due to mixed weather

    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...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Insecticide gets emergency authorisation for sugar beet

    Written by William Kellett HSE has issued an emergency authorisation (EA) for the use of InSyst (acetamiprid) on sugar beet. It permits one application of Certis’ insecticide InSyst to control peach–potato aphid (Myzus persicae) to prevent virus yellows infection in sugar beet this year. BBRO...
  12. Man_in_black

    Partridge conservation

    Cap in hand I'm afraid! Appreciate any contribution thank you https://gofund.me/585a4589
  13. N

    Nitrogen on beans

    Anyone ever applied liquid N or N/Mg to beans to perk them up a bit? Look cold/pale/weevily.
  14. J

    Winter oats not looking happy at the moment!

    Has anyone got red/brown tipped leaves. Agronomist thinks its the cold dry weather we've had, I hope anyway! He said other clients have the same. Sprayed 10 days ago with 1.25 l Chlormequat 0.5 l Tubosan 0.1 l Moddus 0.4 l Starane 21g Ally Max Started spraying after 10 in the morning and...
  15. Jerry

    Stubble Turnips - Grazing Rates (£)

    Doing some budgeting, how much do people charge for sheep keep on stubble turnips over winter? Me doing the fence moves and stock checks.
  16. 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.
  17. W

    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...
  18. Laggard

    Cabbage seed weevil

    Didn’t spray last year’s OSR with any insecticide. Unfortunately there was a lot of damage from brassica pod midge. Haven’t used any insecticide on this year’s OSR either but wondering if I should spray for cabbage seed weevil this year?
  19. pgilliat

    Pollen Beetle in OSR

    Has anyone else seen a mass arrival of pollen beetle in there oilseed rape in the last couple of days? Any thoughts on what the cold weather will do to them?
  20. F

    BYDV spring treatment?

    Evidence of infection in mid October drilled WB, don’t want secondary infection but guess given temperatures and low aphid forecast not worthwhile/not not good for environment. Conflicting advice from agronomists. Not treated in the autumn if that makes a difference. Anecdotally I find hybrids...
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