What are everyone's thoughts then? Heard 'massive' on a different thread from south of us.
May just be us, but mid/later season wheats(altitude or drill date/variety) hit by cool & wet at flowering-michodochium 15-20% florets on some ears, despite very robust (+PTZ) head spray. Earlier...
Written by cpm from CPM Magazine
Download PDF Control of take-all currently relies on long-standing cultural methods and one seed treatment, but research is hoping to find new measures to compliment these existing tools. CPM takes a closer look. The goal is to find a sustainable approach to...
Understand biostimulants for best results this spring
There are often mixed views about the value of biostimulants to arable crops, but work by leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons shows they can benefit wheat yields if the correct product is applied at the optimum time.
Trials over several...
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As the country prepares for the gradual easing of lockdown, the Countryside Alliance has published its advice on the prevention of wildfires.
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The recently announced Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) Protein Crop Scheme, and the financial support it offers, has renewed interest among Northern Ireland’s tillage farmers in the growing of peas, beans and lupins.
This was the focus...
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The race remains tight between Republican and current president of the US Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden as the election counts continue.
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Compelling reasons to take a good look at Mg levels in your soils and methods of raising them Written by Jon Williams from www.thesoilexpert.co.uk
The result of over 700 detailed soil samples in West Wales has consistently shown a shortage of magnesium with 70 per cent of the soils depleted on...
So my cereal harvest seems a distant memory, barley at the end of June, wheat early July. It hasn’t rained since so no volunteers yet and no rain on the forecast for the next two weeks.
It’s just got me thinking... do I actually need a take all break with this three month break now anyway?
Has anyone seen take all in Rye? We have been growing it for 5 years and now see it in our crop as confirmed by the lab report below. The history of one block of ground is as follows:
Up to 2015 Permanent Grassland
2016 Winter Rye
2017 Winter Rye
2018 Spring Triticale - take all observed
The past three seasons have seen extremes of weather, from the ‘Beast from the East’, to droughts and flooding. When you purchase your seed, you don’t know what conditions your seed will be drilled into, or the weather for the remainder of the season. Fast emergence, good rooting and strong...
Written by John Swire
An increase in demand for rye grain in pig feed, either as pellets, or as wet or dry meal in home ‘mill and mix’ rations has led to a recent surge in interest in growing hybrid rye according to James Maw, Managing Director of Glencore Agriculture UK Ltd.
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...
Any continuous wheat growers out there? What breed are you finding is the best for 3rd + wheats?
Run out of options for rotations, osr kaput, linseed seems a no no especially up here on clay,spring crops Ha Ha Ha,this year has shown once again the feutility of them here.😞
In a year that keeps on giving, I'm now finding quite a lot of Take-all in first wheats, predominantly on the secondary tillers but some areas where all the plants are affected. This is March drilled Belepi after V. Peas. Anyone else got similar or am I the 'chosen one'!
I've got a first wheat in a field that was pasture for 40+ years , looks a nice crop, what's the take all risk for a 2nd wheat ?
The same as normal arable land or less as it's been pasture for so long ?