1. diesel1

    Fallow land and bps

    I have 200 acres of arable land, taking a year rest from growing crops, if I fallow the 200acres can I still claim bps on the whole 200 acres?
  2. Bigjon44

    WW pre em

    What's everyone going with at pre em this autumn? Usual suspects liberator and picopro/max? Does defy added to the mix help with grass weed??
  3. Kernowkid

    Min till forage rape/stubble turnips

    Looking to put some rape/stubble turnips in on spring barley stubble. Usually plough and drill conventionally for sheep. But looking to keep the soil structure firmer and try and out winter some suckler cows. What’s everyone doing to drill theirs? To tight to get DD in so was thinking a one pass...
  4. Bomber101

    Combining flat winter linseed - any tips

    Any tips for picking up flat linseed? Class 770 and vario header. First time cutting linseed and not looking forward to it!
  5. tomildinio

    Sunflower safe herbicides

    Pre emerge didn't work of pdm as was too dry. Too hot and dry for kerb and that didn't work. Now have a lovely crop of fat hen, sow thistle, chickweed and knotweed. Graminicides are OK but need something for broadleaves. Was reading in Canada they us salsa, the osr herbicide? Anyone any ideas...
  6. S

    Mayweeds in WB

    Awns are peeping. Have I any options at this stage? Too late for a fluruxypr I guess.
  7. Ormond

    Spring barley BLW control and rates

    Been given a recommendation for week control in spring barley. 75g/ ha counter sx 0.3 l/ha Pixxaro Seems a heavy dose to me.....just the usual suspects to deal with and not too big atvthr moment. Advice needed. Thanks
  8. Bigjon44

    Blw control in spring barley

    Evening all Whats the best option for mayweed and ivy speedwell control in spring barley. Conditions very dry and barley stressed!!
  9. Hesstondriver

    Alan Bartlett Carrot growers to close

    this ones a bit of a shock 300 jobs at stake being at the mercy of the supermarkets i guess @slim shiny - any word on the street ?
  10. Jerry

    State of your crops?

    Given the late drilling date and the amount of rain that’s gone on them I’m pleasantly pleased with the state of my crops. I do have two small fields that are below par but most are looking well. How are others looking? Wheat and barley below, no rape this year but locally it looks well.
  11. Corteva Updates

    Adopt good stewardship principles when tackling blackgrass in oilseed rape

    Adopt good stewardship principles when tackling blackgrass in oilseed rape Oilseed rape growers are being encouraged to follow water stewardship best practice as the key period for controlling blackgrass begins across the UK. The application window for AstroKerb® (propyzamide + aminopyralid)...
  12. Corteva Updates

    Weather data at your fingertips to optimise timing of AstroKerb and Kerb

    Weather data at your fingertips to optimise timing of AstroKerb and Kerb Corteva Agriscience will be providing weather data by postcode on their website and on Farming Online, as they have done in the past, but now with greater ease of access through their popular Arable App. Designed for both...
  13. Nick.

    Seed test results

    Will this need a seed dressing ?
  14. Corteva Updates

    Yield-topping PT279CL is leading Clearfield variety again

    Yield-topping PT279CL is leading Clearfield variety again Pioneer’s PT279CL winter oilseed rape has proven to be the highest yielding Clearfield® variety in independent AHDB Recommended List trails for the second year running. Provisional harvest data shows that the variety has returned a...
  15. 4

    osr sowing survival strategy

    ive not grown w osr for years ,but due to this last years cropping /resowings etc amhaving to put in an extra couple of fields into a break so have sown one of them in osr last monday, having just walked it can find plenty thats chitted and sending a root out helped by the moisture from the...
  16. Honest john

    Harvest/Yields 2020

    Very quite on here so far.
  17. Corteva Updates

    Controlling thistles in grassland

    Controlling thistles in grassland Fields filled with 10% thistles produce 10% less grass to feed to livestock says Corteva Agriscience’s weed biology specialist Dr Nicola Perry. “As early grass growth has been poor in many parts, forage supply might not meet demand coming from the cattle and...
  18. Corteva Updates

    Dow Shield® 400 an essential herbicide for speciality crops

    Dow Shield® 400 an essential herbicide for speciality crops Specialist crop growers have been unfortunate in the last few years as they are denied active ingredients, either as products are revoked or as they go through re-registration and lose crops and uses. But the classic post-emergence...
  19. Agricology

    BASIS and NRoSO Points Available Webinar - 10th June - Non-Chemical Solutions - 13:00 to 13:45

    Non-Chemical Solutions Chaired by Tom Allen-Stevens, CPM Editor With the pesticide armoury available to UK arable growers shrinking fast due to regulation or resistance, this session explores other cost-effective solutions to tackle weeds, pests and disease. • Dr Roma Gwynn of BioRationale...
  20. Corteva Updates

    Controlling tall weeds and potato volunteers in sugar beet

    Controlling tall weeds and potato volunteers in sugar beet Sugar beet has now been planted and is starting to grow away. This year the crop is showing a wide range of growth stages from 4 to 5 leaves to emerging plants at cotyledon stage. Sugar beet remains an important crop in the UK...