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  1. G

    chemical cost for spring barely?

    hi so i'm pricing out a new venture for next year and i'm wondering what is the cost of the sprays for spring barely per acre? i wouldn't be using round up as id be more then lightly crimping the barely. thank you for your help
  2. Agriland RSS

    NI cereal crops ahead of normal for time of year

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) tillage advisors are confirming that most cereal crops in Northern Ireland are generally a little ahead of normal. This is a direct result of the relatively mild spring, after a winter of good...
  3. W

    T1 winter wheat

    What are people using and when are you starting
  4. 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...
  5. bobk

    Which fungs for Septoria , T1 and T2

    Now Epoxi has joined CTL in the bin
  6. A

    T0 thoughts septoria control 2022

    What are peoples thoughts on what to use for septoria control at t0 this year? Didn't do a t0 for septoria last year, only teb on yellow rust susceptible varieties, but had too much septoria in may/june for my liking. What is there? Folpet? Can you get mancozeb this year? Triazole for the...
  7. Farmer Fin

    Greening effects of strobes in cereals

    It seems to be accepted that strobes prolong greening of a crop. Are there any difference between strobes and is the effect still seen so much with their loss of activity? There appear to be a few papers but I can’t access them as I don’t have a subscription.
  8. S

    Fungicide Thoughts for the season ahead

    Everyones stocks of CTL must surely have dwindled now. Plenty of forward growth on crops. What people starting to think about fungicide decisions going forward? For me: OSR - nothing probably. But its not overly lush Winter Barley - Probably go for a 3 spray program where I usual go for...
  9. Hutchinsons News

    Donât drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria

    Donât drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria Recent cold, dry weather may have reduced the immediate disease pressure in cereal crops, but growers cannot drop their guard against yellow rust and Septoria at the main spring fungicide timings, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns...
  10. KWS News

    Variety choice decides agronomy spend

    Variety choice decides agronomy spend 03.09.19 After what has been a difficult year, the importance growers attach to a variety’s disease resistance is likely to increase even further. For many, the ability of a variety to resist disease has overtaken yield as the deciding factor when...
  11. Agrovista News

    Attention to detail results in competition win

    Attention to detail results in competition win A keen eye for detail is what competition-winning Leicestershire farmers, Chris and Harvey Marshall, believe is the secret to their recent success. Not only did they win the winter wheat category of a regional NFU growers’ competition recently...
  12. Hutchinsons News

    Donât drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria

    Donât drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria Recent cold, dry weather may have reduced the immediate disease pressure in cereal crops, but growers cannot drop their guard against yellow rust and Septoria at the main spring fungicide timings, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns...
  13. KWS News

    Variety choice decides agronomy spend

    Variety choice decides agronomy spend 03.09.19 After what has been a difficult year, the importance growers attach to a variety’s disease resistance is likely to increase even further. For many, the ability of a variety to resist disease has overtaken yield as the deciding factor when...
  14. Agrovista News

    Attention to detail results in competition win

    Attention to detail results in competition win A keen eye for detail is what competition-winning Leicestershire farmers, Chris and Harvey Marshall, believe is the secret to their recent success. Not only did they win the winter wheat category of a regional NFU growers’ competition recently...
  15. Agrovista News

    Attention to detail results in competition win

    Attention to detail results in competition win A keen eye for detail is what competition-winning Leicestershire farmers, Chris and Harvey Marshall, believe is the secret to their recent success. Not only did they win the winter wheat category of a regional NFU growers’ competition recently...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. Agriland RSS

    A UK tillage farmer reflects on the year that was 2021

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The latest Tillage Edge podcast from Teagasc features a reflection on the year that was 2021 from UK-based farm manager, Andy Mahon. He was in conversation with Teagasc’s Michael Hennessy. “We had an interesting harvest – one to remember for good...
  19. W

    Are fungicides more harmful than insecticides

    We hear all the Time of farmers using less insecticides, and for good reason generally, but I do wonder if the real bad apple is modern fungicides. Amazing how many are now farming without insecticides after years of addiction, can we start to cut our reliance on fungicides too?
  20. A

    Buying chemicals for next year

    Are people buying chemicals now for next year? We know certain products that we will definitely use year on year, prices look like rising and we have already had problems getting some herbicides this autumn, just pondering what products could be best bought now
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