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  1. Agriland RSS

    Warm weather brings threat of BYDV for cereal growers

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The current spell of warm weather will be welcomed by almost every farmer throughout Ireland, but if it were to continue for the next few weeks, it would increase the risk of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus – BYDV – becoming a real problem within newly...
  2. Hutchinsons News

    Early Disease control in OSR

    Early Disease control in OSR Use disease risk forecasts to plan appropriate and timely spray programmes for oilseed rape crops this autumn is the advice of Dr David Ellerton, technical director with Hutchinsons. Light Leaf Spot and phoma stem canker are the two main autumn diseases of Oilseed...
  3. CPM RSS

    OSR – Spotting the spot

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF With no shortage of soil moisture, new oilseed rape seedlings have at least had something in their favour in the early part of the season. CPM takes a look at some of the agronomy decisions to ponder as autumn progresses. Sugar-like spores can be...
  4. CPM RSS

    Climate Change Champions – Carbon care is driven by data

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Will Oliver has been responsible for some bold changes his family farm has made and has impressive results to show for them. CPM explores how the decisions were made that gave the business the confidence to change. What we’re aiming for is a...
  5. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    A weak week for wheat?

    The month of August captured continued growth in wheat markets, as bullish market news such as the August USDA World Agriculture Supply & Demand (WASDE) report spurred the market. The domestic market followed this trend, with the Nov-21 contract starting the month closing at £186.35/t (02 Aug)...
  6. leroyo8

    Looking for farmers around Gloucestershire/Worcestershire area interested in hosting OSR trials.

    Dear all, This might be a long shot but worth a try. I work as a field trialist for Staphyt ltd based in Bicester, Oxfordshire where we carry out efficacy and residue small plot trials to test crop protection products in order to help support research/registration of products. We are looking...
  7. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Provisional look at England’s wheat production

    The UK’s wheat harvest progress was pegged at 46%, in the week ending 24 August. Further, national yields are estimated at 8.0-8.4t/ha as of 24 August 2021. As harvest progresses, yield information improves. This allows us to quantify regional production. The current data available Megan’s...
  8. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    A look at the relationship between soyabeans and rapeseed.

    Global oilseed values have gained a lot of support since the start of the pandemic. This has led to high domestic rapeseed prices. Delivered rapeseed (into Erith, Nov-21) was quoted last Friday at £498.50/t, up £150.50/t year-on-year. With the whole oilseed complex currently supported, where...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    ‘Kent farm sprayer commemorates Olympic gold’

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A Kent farmer and contractor has named his new Fendt Rogator 665 sprayer ‘Tokyo’ – to commemorate a Gold Medal win by his daughter at this year’s Olympics. The self-propelled sprayer was supplied by main dealer RW Crawford Agricultural Machinery Ltd...
  10. CPM RSS

    Defra’s provisional arable areas indicates a return to ‘balanced’ picture for harvest 2021

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Defra’s provisional arable crop areas set out last week indicate a return to a more balanced cereal cropping picture for harvest 2021, according to AHDB. Charlotte Cunningham reports. According to AHDB analyst, Megan Hesketh, the key standout...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Farmers urged to watch for slug attacks after wet weather

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Farmers are being urged to watch out for a resurgence of slugs in farm crops over coming weeks after the recent wet weather. This is according to James Collingwood, commercial business manager for agronomy firm ProCam. “Be aware also that successful...
  12. Clive

    N prices end UK milling wheat production?

    Given current N prices my calculations say milling wheat is no longer viable vs feed unless premiums increase significantly anyone else thinking similar ? will everyone grow more feed ?
  13. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Defra’s provisional arable areas, what can we expect from winter barley and OSR production?

    This morning, Defra released their provisional arable crop areas for England, as at 1 June. With improved conditions in Autumn 2020 for drilling, the Defra figures confirm a return to an arguably more balanced cereal cropping picture for harvest 2021. The key standout difference in this...
  14. CRM AgriCommodities

    Wheat support while crude oil weighs on oilseeds - 4 minute daily grain market highlights

    Daily market grain market highlight from the research team at CRM AgriCommodities, read in under 4 minutes... In what has been a mixed day, global grain markets have received a degree of support during the day, reversing the majority of yesterday’s fall, while oilseed...
  15. L

    Peak District

    Now please don’t get me wrong I’m asking to learn not to criticise. we have been up here for six days now and the weather whilst usable has been quite varied and windy at times. The views are amazing and there is stock everywhere especially sheep. now to my questions which maybe have been...
  16. Agriland RSS

    Resistance emerging to key light leaf spot fungicide

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The fungus responsible for light leaf spot, an important disease of oilseed rape, is showing increasing resistance to azole fungicides but not QoI or SDHI (succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor) fungicides. However, despite the differences identified in...
  17. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Is it time to lock in rapeseed support?

    Across parts of the UK, new crop rapeseed planting is underway. Strong prices for new crop (Nov-22) rapeseed could well incentivise an increase in area, from the multiyear low seen for harvest 2021. Of course, much of the decision to plant rapeseed will be cost led, with the challenge of...
  18. Corteva Updates

    Reactive herbicide applications advised as oilseed rape area is set to increase

    With the oilseed rape area expected to increase this autumn, Corteva Agriscience is advising farmers to consider a reactive approach to weed control in order to reduce risks during crop establishment. Buoyant prices for the 2021 crop are being underpinned by demand from processors and it is...
  19. neilo

    Sawfly in brassicas

    I've got a few small sawfly caterpillars appeared on the leaves of my maincrop turnips yesterday. I've never seen them before there were masses of them, and obviously more are to hatch yet. I have Hallmark in the store ready to spray, but no point before they've all hatched. Does anyone know...
  20. Kidds

    Roundup Ready Ryegrass

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2021-08-12/paraquat-resistance/100370332?fbclid=IwAR24EHg7tLorhpP_ovff2iG-Ayqm_78_Mpo8pmWA3WRb66Xo3EdoCA5mDvY The surprising bit is it is also Paraquat ready. Paraquat is banned now but having used it extensively when it wasn't I am surprised to see resistance...
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