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
In the last few years, the amount of wild vetch in my spring barley has increased from, “nice bit in the straw the cattle will love it” to this year “the barley is out of sight how are we going to combine it, the wrapping is going to be terrible.” I did preharvest with glyphosate which did stop...
I am bringing several parcels of land back from the Contract farming lads and putting them into a STEPS scheme, similar to AB15 and GS4 in Mid Tier.
Been a bit of a last minute Scheme, so no proper planning for an Autumn entry was planned or considered as regards herbides in the cereal crops...
Have one late sown field of barley to spray for weeds, have been holding of as didnt want to stress it and also was no weeds much . But with the promise of rain was going to spray this evening. Rooting through the chemical store ive un covered a litre of Starane 2 litre of Spitfire and a litre...
Unusually cold this week. Another frost this morning, so at least 3 this week now.
Have T2 on wheat to do, T1 on SB and some beans to tidy up. All mixes containing a herbicide.
Anybody not applying with such low night temps?
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