1. PSQ

    Univoq / Iconiq drip stop issues?

    Anyone having issues with drip stop valve rubbers failing when spraying Corteva’s Univoq, Iconiq or similar? Seems to a bit of an issue among sprayer drivers having widespread DSV failure on FB.
  2. 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...
  3. Hereford21

    Is it worth fattening store lambs on forage rape?

    Last year we harvested spring barley in a 20 acre field then moved straight to winter barley in the same field. After the winter barley harvest this year we want to rotate the barley to a different silage field and grow grass on it again, but my dad mentioned growing forage rape on this field...
  4. 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...
  5. Adama News

    Trial Data for Soratel (prothioconazole) for superior disease control

    A UNIQUE, HIGH PERFORMING PROTHIOCONAZOLE Soratel for superior disease control A novel prothioconazole fungicide which uses a unique formulation to offer improved cereal and OSR disease control compared to the current market leader. SORATEL features ‘AsorbitalTM’ formulation technology...
  6. Agriland RSS

    High fertiliser costs create double need for top-level wheat disease management

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland High prices for fertiliser and grain are putting extra pressure on farmers not to let wheat yields slip through their fingers over the rest of this season, said Nigel Scott, regional technical manager for agronomy firm, ProCam. In particular, he says...
  7. W

    T1 winter wheat

    What are people using and when are you starting
  8. Adama News

    ADAS report highlights yield and margin benefits from folpet 2022-04-12

    ADAS report highlights yield and margin benefits from folpet A new ADAS report indicates that the inclusion of folpet into wheat fungicide programmes consistently provides yield and margin benefits by improving septoria control. The report, which was commissioned by ADAMA and Syngenta...
  9. CPM RSS

    Full of promise

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF After two springs which followed extremely wet winters, crops in 2022 are looking promising coming out of a much kinder winter. CPM joins the Bayer Crop Doctor team to get a feel for likely disease pressures before fungicide programmes get...
  10. Bigjon44

    Winter wheat

  11. C


    What is everyone’s experience of trying to hit 13% protein with Extase ?
  12. 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...
  13. bobk

    Which fungs for Septoria , T1 and T2

    Now Epoxi has joined CTL in the bin
  14. D

    Spray Water Volumes

    Probably been discussed a million times but reviewing again to reduce overheads. If I go down to 155 litres per ha instead of 200 I only need to visit each block of land once with my 2000 litre tank which is a big saving in time and clat factor. Is 155 litres per ha adequate for fungicides etc...
  15. CPM RSS

    Septoria – ‘Soft’ guys prevail

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF The reporting of fungicide sensitivity data can be alarming, but all may not be as it first seems. CPM digs deep into the results of Bayer monitoring data. The EC50 value only measures a change in fungicide sensitivity, but it’s not a measure of...
  16. CPM RSS

    Tech Talk – The unpredictable predator

    Written by Tom Allen-Stevens from CPM Magazine Download PDF Don’t allow the last few years of low septoria pressure to lull you into a false sense of security – it’s evolved into a greater threat than ever. CPM gleans expert advice on the pathogen and how to use new chemistry to keep it in...
  17. CPM RSS

    Insider’s view – Champion of champions

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Taking the gold medal for wheat yields is a new variety from DSV that promises to deliver both in the field against disease and in filling the barn. CPM takes an in depth look at just what gave Champion its name. It’s fantastic to see a plant...
  18. 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...
  19. CPM RSS

    Theory to Field – Guard against fungicide resistance

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF If you use fungicides to control plant diseases like septoria in wheat, it will drive selection of resistant populations. A meaty AHDB-led project aims to find out the best way to keep the handbrake on this process. CPM finds out more. We can have...
  20. 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.