1. News

    Rapid disease testing saves farmer £1,600 on Septoria treatment.

    Spring Septoria pressures in wheat are reported to be high to medium across much of the UK thanks to proven rapid disease testing that’s helping agronomists and farmers to manage disease risk with accurate data at their disposal. And one farmer has saved £1,600 on Septoria fungicides from a £70...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Winter barley – it’s time to get moving on plant nutrition

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland April is the month when winter barley crops develop the fastest and the demand for plant nutrition is at its highest. Depending on the total amount of nitrogen (N) to be used, growers should make sure that they apply the last split before Growth Stage...
  3. CPM RSS

    Sencrop partnership enables bespoke disease forecasting

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Sencrop has joined forces with the Information System for Integrated Plant production (ISIP) to provide bespoke disease forecasting for farmers based on pooled and individual data. Taking into account local temperature, humidity and...
  4. Adama News

    Cereal Disease Hub: Multi-site

    The multi-site to rebalance disease control With resistance to single site fungicides continuing to hamper disease control, a multi-site such as folpet must be included in arable spray programmes to add an extra layer of crop protection. ARIZONA: the cost effective multi-site New field trials...
  5. Gone Shooting

    Continual Spring Wheat

    Have a field in second continuous spring wheat and doing a great job on the blackgrass problem. Question is if we carry on would it get take all or is it a bit risky - tia .
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    Revystar Experience

    We have used Revystar on Spring Barley at "paint brush" for ramularia and it is disappointing. We used Adexar type (old stock) as a T2 on wheat and I thought we had too much septoria. My independent agronomist brought some plants from a neighbour who had used Revystar (same variety) and it was...
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  8. Oldmacdonald

    Spring Barley Ramularia.

    Spring barley is 7 weeks from harvest. Has ramularia present on 2nd and 3rd leaves. Got 0.6 revystar to go on this week. Would that be enough to keep it at bay?
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    Late application of folpet

    I have some spring barley that is just gone past GS59 and has not gotten its T2 due to unforeseen circumstances. I want to include a multisite and now folpet is the only option and I see it says apply before GS59, I could leave it out but just wondering does anyone have any bad expeirence of...
  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...
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    Spring barley fungicides

    It’s been a long time since I’ve grown spring barley, what are people using for fungicides and growth regs this year? Crop looks well with good potential
  12. CPM RSS

    New cereal disease decision support tool launched

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Syngenta has launched a new, online support tool to help growers with fungicide decisions in winter wheat and in winter and spring barley. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Available at www.syngenta.co.uk/rust-locator-2021/fungicide-decision-tool, the interactive...
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    If CTL was introduced as a new product now..

    What would you be prepared to pay for it? And do you think it would be considered as valuable as the newest SDHI?
  14. Laggard

    Planet Spring barley fungicide

    Have used 0.5l/ha Jaunt (Fluoxastrobin(75g/l) Prothioconazole(150g/l) Trifloxystrobin(75g/l)) the last couple of years with good results( have both been very dry springs with low levels of disease). With the loss of CTL what are people using this year?
  15. CPM RSS

    Cereal disease control – Strategies for success

    Written by cpm Download PDF As growers grapple for cereal disease control solutions, CPM takes a look at some of the key issues and challenges highlighted in a recent CPM/BASF survey. A sustainable future depends on everything everyone can bring to the disease control party. By Charlotte...
  16. CPM RSS

    Disease delve – Barley needs a boost?

    Written by cpm Download PDF The loss of chemical options for barley disease control may have left barley genetics relatively exposed. CPM takes a detailed look at how the key pathogens play out in current programmes. The breeders are beginning to look at the bigger picture and helping growers...
  17. 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.
  18. Syngenta UK

    Autumn Guide - Learning Lessons from the Past

    THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTI-SITES History clearly tells us that single-site fungicides used without the addition of a multi-site can quickly succumb to resistance evolution. Alternative multi-sites such as folpet can be used to manage resistance and extend the life of existing chemistry. THE...
  19. Zippy768

    Anybody NOT t2-ing, t1-ing etc because of frosts

    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?
  20. Adama News

    Multi-site chemistry: the agronomist’s view

    An interview with independent agronomist Ben Burrows of Crop Management. ADAMA: With regards to barley, what are the key diseases growers should be wary of, and have you seen an increase in the incidence of ramularia? Ben: In my opinion, the two most significant...