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    Cereals 2021

    What’s the latest info on this, have heard quite a few exhibitors not going, will it be worth the trip????
  2. News

    Cereals 2021 will go ahead as planned,

    The Cereals Event will go ahead as planned on the 30th of June, despite the delay in the lifting of lockdown restrictions, as it will still comply with local and national legislative measures, organisers have confirmed. As an outdoor agricultural event, Cereals will not be affected by the delay...
  3. Thomas Simpson

    Bruchid beetle, is it worth spraying for any more?

    With these 20 degree days are people bothering spraying winter beans anymore for bruchid beetle. Hallmark zeon is the only one left but it may kill more beneficials than beetles.
  4. jackrussell101

    Swiss ask their general public to vote on pesticide referendum
  5. W

    Hybrid Winter Barley

    If your growing it, how are you getting on with it? Costs to grow? Output? What it like grass weed wise?
  6. CPM RSS

    Real-life’ resumes

    Written by cpm Download PDF Following last year’s online event, the Cereals Event returns in the flesh this year, at a slightly later date (30 June-1 July) at its site in Boothby Graffoe, Lincs. Though it has been a while, and perhaps most of us have forgotten what it’s like to attend a...
  7. Countryboy

    Wanted - Accommodation Berkshire

    If anyone knows of any rural accommodation available for long term let within commuting distance of Syngenta, Jealott's Hill, Berkshire appreciate if you could pm. Prospective tenant is a graduate from agricultural background and would be available for farm work during evenings / weekends...
  8. P

    Axial Pro

    What rate to guarantee wild oat control in spring barley if crop is GS30. Given moisture will 0.6l/ha do or do you need 0.82l/ha (equivalent to old Axial at 0.45l/ha)?
  9. Syngenta UK

    Ryegrass Issues Mapped Out

    Identifying the spread and the severity of ryegrass will help to prioritise agronomic decisions on affected fields, advocates Syngenta grass weed specialist, Georgina Wood. Those decisions could include alternative rotations, more competitive cropping choices and how to prioritise farm...
  10. CPM RSS

    Cereals 2021 WILL go ahead

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham The organisers of the Cereals Event have confirmed this year’s event will go ahead – in the flesh – as lockdown restrictions in England continue to be relaxed. Charlotte Cunningham reports. After more than a year of online events, Cereals 2021 will be ditching...
  11. 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, the interactive...
  12. H

    Will we be ploughing for re seeding in the future?

    With farmers taking the blame for wrecking the planet do you think we will be ploughing up permanent grassland to re seed?
  13. W

    Could kick myself (moddus cock up)

    Had a really busy day today, and made my first ever spray cock up, Was putting some Magphos and amino on my wheat today, and after talking with agronomist a few weeks ago I said send out some teb for the gleam and a bit of moddus or equivalent for a couple of really forward fields. Anyway...
  14. AHDB Podcast RSS

    269: How using the Pest Bulletin helps to forecast, monitor and protect crops

    269: How using the Pest Bulletin helps to forecast, monitor and protect crops Written by AHDB The AHDB Pest Bulletin, hosted by Syngenta, provides forecasts and up-to-date reports for most key field crop pests. This podcast looks at the Pest bulletin tool and new tools in development and how...
  15. Flat 10

    Beet herbicide water volumes and nozzles

    What are most using these days? Used to be sub 100lit/ha and flat fans but thinking of buying some new nozzles and wondered what others were at. And no don’t get excited won’t be going for quite a while!
  16. Syngenta UK

    Early moves to target wild oats

    Growers and agronomists now face the dilemma of an early application to remove competition from emerged wild oats, or holding off to allow more weeds to germinate. Syngenta grassweeds technical manager, Georgina Wood, urges Axial Pro treatment as soon as conditions allow, once weeds are...
  17. CPM RSS

    New web-based service reveals UK locations of yellow rust

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham A new web-based service to help UK wheat growers and agronomists stay a step ahead of unpredictable yellow rust outbreaks is being launched by Syngenta. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Rust locator 2021 – available at – uses an...
  18. Bogweevil

    Weeds are winning

    Weeds are wining according to Rothamsted Research: Weeds represent a significant threat to crop yields and global food security. We analysed data on weed competition from the world's longest running agricultural experiment to ask whether potential yield losses from weeds have increased in...
  19. CPM RSS

    Disease control – Putting the ‘breaks’ on

    Written by cpm Download PDF It might be tempting to focus most fungicide firepower on T2. But with unpredictable weather and disease risks, is this shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted? CPM finds out. If the wheels come off early with yellow rust control, you never get the crop...
  20. B

    Bio-fungicides at T0

    Been recommended the use of iodus (Laminarin active) at T0 for septoria protection based in south west so high disease pressure. Are many others planning on using these bio-fungicides at T0 to replace CTL, with folpet not looking like a cost effective choice. Dont see these bio-fungicides...