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  1. Limagrain News

    Top 10 tips for growing peas

    Top 10 tips for growing peas We asked World Record combining pea grower, Tim Lamyman what his top ten tips are for growing a successful crop of peas. No stranger to high yields, Tim Lamyman of Worlaby Farms in Lincolnshire holds the world record yield for combining peas of 6.47 t/ha, with a...
  2. Agrovista News

    Pyrethroid-free carrot fly control

    Pyrethroid-free carrot fly control As carrot root fly begins to emerge for the season, Agrovista agronomist Ashley Cooley hopes to safeguard his customers’ crops from the pest without turning to pyrethroids. “As an industry, we’re now moving away from pyrethroids. We’re faced with resistant...
  3. Agrovista News

    Think long-term for effective aphid control in brassicas

    Think long-term for effective aphid control in brassicas Following the loss of several key active ingredients, a long-term approach to aphid control is now required to help brassica growers overcome this persistent pest. With thiacloprid revoked from February 2021, and pymetrozine also...
  4. Agrovista News

    Trial investigates cultural control of flea beetle

    Trial investigates cultural control of flea beetle Minimising cabbage stem flea beetle damage in oilseed rape using cultural control methods is being investigated in a series of field trials by Agrovista. The work at Draughton, a neighbouring site to Agrovista’s Project Lamport, aims to...
  5. CHAPs News

    Farmers wanted for battle against CSFB

    Farmers wanted for battle against CSFB A project to develop a biopesticide for Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle is looking to recruit farmers to help shape the eventual outcomes. Funded by a grant from Innovate UK[1], Agri-Tech centre Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) is working in collaboration with...
  6. DSV News

    WHY HYBRIDS ARE KEY TO FUTURE UK OILSEED RAPE SUCCESS

    WHY HYBRIDS ARE KEY TO FUTURE UK OILSEED RAPE SUCCESS Hybrid oilseed rape originally made its mark in UK arable production through delivery of significantly improved vigour over conventional varieties, greater establishment reliability and higher yields. Although hybrid seed was often...
  7. DSV News

    Turnip Yellow Virus (TuYV) resistant varieties offering increasing hope for UK oilseed rape growers

    Turnip Yellow Virus (TuYV) resistant varieties offering increasing hope for UK oilseed rape growers Two of the new oilseed rape varieties added to the 2019/20 AHDB Recommended List feature Turnip Yellow (TuYV) resistance so just how important is the threat posed by the aphid-borne virus to UK...
  8. Limagrain News

    Early decision on maize variety needs to be a priority

    Early decision on maize variety needs to be a priority Farmers should review when they order maize seed if they want to ensure they get the varieties they want and for the seed to be treated with the most widely used seed treatment. Tim Richmond, Maize Seed Manager for Limagrain believes a...
  9. Limagrain News

    Top 10 tips for growing peas

    Top 10 tips for growing peas We asked World Record combining pea grower, Tim Lamyman what his top ten tips are for growing a successful crop of peas. No stranger to high yields, Tim Lamyman of Worlaby Farms in Lincolnshire holds the world record yield for combining peas of 6.47 t/ha, with a...
  10. Agrovista News

    Pyrethroid-free carrot fly control

    Pyrethroid-free carrot fly control As carrot root fly begins to emerge for the season, Agrovista agronomist Ashley Cooley hopes to safeguard his customers’ crops from the pest without turning to pyrethroids. “As an industry, we’re now moving away from pyrethroids. We’re faced with resistant...
  11. Agrovista News

    Think long-term for effective aphid control in brassicas

    Think long-term for effective aphid control in brassicas Following the loss of several key active ingredients, a long-term approach to aphid control is now required to help brassica growers overcome this persistent pest. With thiacloprid revoked from February 2021, and pymetrozine also...
  12. Agrovista News

    Trial investigates cultural control of flea beetle

    Trial investigates cultural control of flea beetle Minimising cabbage stem flea beetle damage in oilseed rape using cultural control methods is being investigated in a series of field trials by Agrovista. The work at Draughton, a neighbouring site to Agrovista’s Project Lamport, aims to...
  13. FarmyStu

    Intensification of farming

    I keep hearing on news reports that one of the main drivers of the reported loss of wildlife in the UK has been "intensification of farming". I've heard it being blamed by news reporters, wildlife experts and environmentalists of all sorts. I've even heard it during pub conversations as a sort...
  14. W

    AHDB fungicide strategy 2022 interesting

    For some reason I can't post the video if someone can please do. Go to about 48 mins in and there is a farmer called Angus from Yorkshire who Is not using fungicides but concentrating on plant health and nutrition. I find this very interesting as we did some on farm trials and saw very similar...
  15. farmerfred86

    KWS Feeris

    A lot to like about this variety but is the royalty the same as with Wolverine where there is a second royalty payment which is probably more expensive than applying an insecticide if one wanted to?
  16. Defra Farming

    Future Farming Podcast: Tim Parton on nitrogen-fixing bacteria and nutrient-dense food

    Future Farming Podcast: Tim Parton on nitrogen-fixing bacteria and nutrient-dense food Written by The Team In the sixth episode of the Future Farming Podcast, Programme Director Janet Hughes talks to Tim Parton. Tim is Farm Manager at Brewood Park Farm, Staffordshire, where he manages 300...
  17. Agriland RSS

    Report: EU policies undermined the farming of oilseed rape in Europe

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Contradictory EU policies first encouraged and then undermined the farming of oilseed rape in Europe, according to a new analysis involving a team of Rothamsted Research scientists. Their report confirms that climate change polices initially rewarded...
  18. TFF

    Drones in Insect Pest Management doi.org/10.3389/fagro.2021.640885

    One of the major components in precision agriculture is crop health monitoring, which includes irrigation, fertilization, pesticide sprays, and timely harvest of the crop. Further, the progressive change in growth and development is critical in crop monitoring and taking suitable decisions to...
  19. TFF

    How contradictory EU policies led to the development of a pest doi:10.1111/gcbb.12922

    How contradictory EU policies led to the development of a pest: the story of oilseed rape and the cabbage stem flea beetle Authors: Patricia Ortega-Ramos,Samantha M. Cook,Alice L. Mauchline Abstract Oilseed rape can be used to produce biodiesel which can substitute non-renewable fuels for...
  20. TFF

    Propyzamide Reminder

    Use by date fast approaching - Propyzamide Don't forget, for most uses, it is illegal to use propyzamide after 31st January Just a reminder regarding the use of propyzamide where the label clearly states (with the exception of lettuce) the last date for legal use is 31st January (i.e. "before...
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