1. S

    Biostimulant Seed Treatments

    Hello all, Now this may be a cat among the pigeons post but looking ahead and having used SP seed dressings for many years now for our seed treatments for wheat and following on from discussions with the agronomist and Soil chap I wondered whether anyone has used and seen any noticeable benefit...
  2. Chae1


    What are people's views/experiences of using biostimulants as a replacement for fungicides? Particularly Scyon. I questioned the inclusion of it from agronomist today and said it would replace ctl.
  3. D

    Sugar Beet Seed

    1 unit (enough for a hectare) approx (been opened but refilled again after emptying drill). Variety Evalotta , treated with Enrich, Force, Vibrance. FREE for collection if anybody wants it. I believe it must be used up this year as not approved for next year. PM for details.
  4. S

    How much you paying for Seed Barley?

    Planet £430. Is that about what it is?
  5. Wynnstay

    Spring Seed Agronomy Advice

    Seed Rates A key consideration to increase spring cereal yields is choosing varieties with a greater tillering ability that can help improve final headcounts. Modern varieties such as RGT Planet, LG Diablo and Laureate on spring barley and the new spring wheat variety KWS Cochise are shown to do...
  6. Bogweevil

    Beet growers have a neonic seed treatment for 2021

    Statement on the decision to issue – with strict conditions – emergency authorisation to use a product containing a neonicotinoid to treat sugar beet seed in 2021 Published 8 January 2021 Contents The process for assessment and decision-making The requirements for emergency authorisation The...
  7. Jerry

    State of your crops?

    Given the late drilling date and the amount of rain that’s gone on them I’m pleasantly pleased with the state of my crops. I do have two small fields that are below par but most are looking well. How are others looking? Wheat and barley below, no rape this year but locally it looks well.
  8. A

    Seed dressing applicator

    Thinking about having a go at my own seed dressing. Ive a cleaner here which does an excellent job, so just need to sort the dressing side of things. I have a 3"auger here on a tripod with a small hopper on the end. I can measure the auger output easy enough so as to know how much dressing to...
  9. CPM RSS

    Sedaxane gains British approval for use on malting barley

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Sedaxane, the SDHI active ingredient in Syngenta’s fungicide seed treatment Vibrance Duo, has now been accepted by the British Beer and Pub Association and Campden BRI for use on malting barley. Charlotte Cunningham reports. This acceptance is an important...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Root and yield-boosting seed treatment gains UK approval for spring wheat

    Written by William Kellett UK spring wheat growers have a new seed treatment option for this season’s plantings, with news that the SDHI-based fungicide seed treatment, Vibrance Duo, has gained UK approval for the crop. This adds to the list of cereal crops that the seed treatment can now be...
  11. F

    French to use neonics in sugar beet seed.

    How will this affect UK growers ?
  12. marshbarn

    Merchant selling over yeared seed

    A bit peaved today just noticed my new seed purchased off local shrewsbury merchant wheat and barley seed is last years, Would it not have been polite to say to customers that seed is yeared. If i had known i would certainly not have purchased. :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:
  13. Flintstone

    Wheat drilling 2020

    Go on, someone must have started...
  14. ZXR17

    Vibrance duo

    Anyone using it and getting results , good or bad ?
  15. F

    Seed prices

    Aurelia osr 3 ha pack £230 Skyscraper wheat £395 ton
  16. Andy26

    Overwintered seed, germination tests.

    Has anyone tested there over wintered Wheat seed? Just doing some tests here, wondering what sort of % others are getting.
  17. Farmer-George

    Growing grain rye.

    Has anyone here grown rye for grain? Have been offered a buyback contract for feed rye that caught my attention. What is the yield like?
  18. F

    Red Tractor Grain Passport Stickers....

    For anyone like me who did not read the details from red tractor and are waiting on new grain passport stickers... they aint coming anytime soon.. There is now a system to allow you to print validated grain passports from the red tractor portal... but you need to be registered on the portal...
  19. pipestretcher

    Take-all in first wheat.

    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'!
  20. Agritrade News RSS

    Syngenta’s Vibrance Duo seed treatment cleared for barley

    Written by Jamie Day Syngenta has secured approval for the use of its Vibrance Duo seed treatment on barley to help protect crop yield and quality from seed and soil borne fungal disease. Vibrance Duo, an equal mix of the active ingredients sedaxane and fludioxonil (25 grams/litre each), has...