1. J

    Pool prices

    What have the harvest pools and Aug-Dec pools manage to achieve this season for wheat and barley?.
  2. Farm Business RSS

    3 new Elsoms varieties pass tough 2020 test with flying colours

    Written by John Swire New winter wheat varieties Merit and Astound along with Winter barley Bolton all performed impressively during a very challenging 2020 growing season confirms George Goodwin, Vining Pea and Combinable Crop Manager for leading UK breeder Elsoms Seeds. “Both Merit and...
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    Septoria Resistance Profiling Service

    Good Morning, Just a quick questionnaire about resistance profiling spetoria , syngenta looking at the possibilities of mapping out risk for growers. We would love to know your thoughts and any agronomists who may be interested please reach out and we can have a one on one conversation...
  4. Still Farming

    Covid Vaccine Roll out.

    Here they go. Looks like Moderna and Oxford AstraZeneca will be a while off though.
  5. N

    Strobilurins and N use efficiency.

    Found this really interesting: Strobilurin affected nitrogen use efficiency in Durum Wheat grown in Italy. Didn't realise strobs had a biostimulating effect directly on the plant.........
  6. Flat 10

    Testing wheat seed

    Thinking about drilling some untreated seed here which I have done in odd places in the past and got away with it fine. Thinking about doing a bigger area this time so wondered if I should test it as a bit of a risk to take. what do people get it tested for ? My local lab offers fusarium...
  7. Agrovista News

    Sartorials resilience powers it to top spot in wheat variety trial

    Sartorialâs resilience powers it to top spot in wheat variety trial Excellent establishment and impressive early vigour helped Sartorial winter wheat top the yield stakes in Agrovista’s recently harvested variety trial at Kelso in the Scottish Borders. Sartorial achieved a treated yield of...
  8. 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...
  9. Flintstone

    Wheat drilling 2020

    Go on, someone must have started...
  10. Nick.

    Seed test results

    Will this need a seed dressing ?
  11. CPM RSS

    Poll gives insight into drilling date intentions

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham A poll carried out by Syngenta has shown that only 7% of growers plan to drill earlier than normal this autumn. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Despite 56% of winter wheat growers having had their drilling delayed by a month or more by last year’s wet autumn, and...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Wheat DNA shows visually clean crops had high levels of Septoria

    Written by Agriland Team 2020 was a relatively low-pressure disease year for cereal crops, although rain in June did bring a late surge to disease levels in crops and Septoria in winter wheat. In a recent webinar, run by BASF, researchers stated that even in these low-pressure years, varieties...
  13. Flintstone

    WW feed varieties for 2021 harvest

    Interested to hear views on good options for wheat varieties for 2021. I grow wheat for feed, and like to focus on: 1. Good inbuilt disease strength. 2. Good tillering (helps fill the Claydon gaps). 3. Wide sowing calendar window. I grew Extase this year, and it did "ok" (may have been the...
  14. Syngenta UK

    Summer & Autumn Guide 2020 - Winter Wheats

    Read the whole Autumn and Winter Guide here Once you have decided on the crops you are growing, finding the most suitable cereal variety from such a vast amount of options can be difficult. There are many factors to consider from intended drilling date to end market requirements. We have...
  15. Flat 10

    Future Chocolate spot control

    So this year wasn't bad and didn't really show up loss of CTL. Going forward are there any EAMUs for existing products on the horizon or maybe possibly new products? AFAIK I know current approved triazoles and strobs have limited effects on Choc spot. My hunch (and a quick google) is that...
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    Seed prices

    Aurelia osr 3 ha pack £230 Skyscraper wheat £395 ton
  17. Syngenta UK

    How to get the most from your Winter Feed Wheat

    GROWTH HABIT • Quick early development with erect growth habit • Fast to reach GS30 • Later maturing, allowing more time to build yield SY INSITOR is a taller variety (with no PGR). However, it responds well to PGR applications to reduce height and lodging risk. DID YOU KNOW? SY...
  18. Cope Seeds News

    NEW: Introducing RGT Saki feed wheat

    NEW: Introducing RGT Saki feed wheat One of the most exciting feed wheats to hit the Recommended List in recent years looks set to earn a place on conventional and organic farms across the country from next autumn onwards. RGT Saki is the new outstanding group 4 soft wheat variety...
  19. Cope Seeds News

    6 of the best wheat varieties to look out for

    6 of the best wheat varieties to look out for Expert insight from Trevor Cope Though there are a lot of varieties to choose from, and a lot of varieties grown, there are some we can suggest that will create more interest than others. In terms of choosing a GROUP 1 milling variety, they...
  20. Z

    Wheat variety for this autumn

    Possibly looking for new one this year if I can get seed, got kerrin and skyscraper but not sure about the skyscraper. Doesn’t look anywhere near as good as the kerrin. Won’t ditch either but thinking of speeding the risk a little.