weed control

  1. Corteva Updates

    Winter wheat grassweed threat needs urgent attention

    Winter wheat grassweed threat needs urgent attention Significant populations of grassweeds, including ryegrass and brome, threaten winter wheat yields this year after farmers struggled to implement robust herbicides in the autumn. Spring applications of a contact graminicide to control...
  2. Corteva Updates

    Blog: Switching herbicide strategies from spring to autumn

    Blog: Switching herbicide strategies from spring to autumn There are very good reasons why most farmers schedule broad-leaved weed control applications for the spring. Warmer weather, more daylight hours and the convenience of tank mixing herbicides are three of them. But there are...
  3. Corteva Updates

    Remove the burden of spring weed control - treat grassland weeds now!

    Remove the burden of spring weed control - treat grassland weeds now! Rapid grass growth and multiple silage cuts taken to make up last winters forage shortfall, meant many weedy fields missed out on a herbicide spray in spring, says weed biology specialist, Dr Nicola Perry from Corteva...
  4. Corteva Updates

    Product innovation ensures oilseed rape remains a vital break crop

    Product innovation ensures oilseed rape remains a vital break crop UK arable farmers know more about managing volatility than most. Unpredictable global weather patterns, currency fluctuations and ever-changing regulations are just three areas every farming business will either have benefited...
  5. Corteva Updates

    Controlling docks between silage cuts

    Controlling docks between silage cuts Grassland farmers may need to tackle dock infestations in silage fields in the next few weeks, as the early spring led to first cuts being taken before these tough perennial weeds could be treated. Where docks are present, weed control is a small cost...
  6. Corteva Updates

    Corteva Agriscience marks new era with launch of OSR herbicide Belkar

    Corteva Agriscience marks new era with launch of OSR herbicide Belkar Corteva Agriscience today reinforced its position as a leader in UK crop protection and seed by launching a ground-breaking new oilseed rape herbicide at Cereals 2019. Corteva spun from DowDuPont on 1 June to create an...
  7. Corteva Updates

    Weed control in autumn sown leys

    Weed control in autumn sown leys Broadleaved weeds emerging in new-sown leys will reduce the amount of grass that can establish. To optimise the investment in reseeding, farmers should get rid of these weeds by spraying herbicide as soon as the grass shows three true leaves, says Dr Nicola...
  8. KUHN Farm Machinery (UK)

    TIMING CRUCIAL FOR GRASSLAND WEED CONTROL

    TIMING CRUCIAL FOR GRASSLAND WEED CONTROL Luke James visits a family farm in Shropshire where owning and operating their own sprayer is key to keeping the grassland weed-free. Controlling pasture weeds such as docks, thistles and nettles is, for Chris Paddock, largely about timing. If we can...
  9. Interagro News

    Spring into action with Sorrento: A helping hand for post-emergence

    Spring into action with Sorrento: A helping hand for post-emergence Following months of heavy rain, many winter crops sown last autumn missed their usual pre-emergence herbicide treatment, while others have established poorly and lack the competitiveness needed to thrive. This means large...
  10. CHAPs News

    Innovation to overcome regen ag challenges

    Innovation to overcome regen ag challenges ON-FARM challenges faced when transitioning to regenerative agriculture, and how to overcome them, were explored during a recent webinar hosted by agri-tech innovation centre, CHAP. Welcoming more than 100 farmers, agronomists, researchers and...
  11. CHAPs News

    Focus on digital plant imaging at CHAPâs Phenotyping Laboratory

    Focus on digital plant imaging at CHAPâs Phenotyping Laboratory Date: Tuesday 8th June 2021 Time: 1pm-2pm Register here now… About this Event Join this free 60-minute online webinar to learn about plant imaging and some of the advantages it offers for trait quantification and remote...
  12. Dekalb News Feed

    DEKALB'S Clearfield Quality Check Scheme

    DEKALB'S Clearfield Quality Check Scheme The DEKALB Clearfield Quality Check Scheme brings together rigorous breeding quality standards, effective volunteer and cruciferous weed control capabilities and advanced pre-movement analytic services. It is available free of charge to all growers who...
  13. R

    Glyphosate stewardship guidelines Invaluable for UK growers

    Glyphosate stewardship guidelines Invaluable for UK growers Guidelines for minimising the risk of glyphosate resistance development published by the Weed Resistance Action Group (WRAG) are just what UK growers and agronomists need to safeguard the single most vital weapon in their grass weed...
  14. Limagrain News

    Co-operating over growing maize is bringing benefits to two Cheshire farmers

    Co-operating over growing maize is bringing benefits to two Cheshire farmers For many dairy farmers, rebuilding forage stocks is going to be essential in the coming year. Finding flexible ways to increase production will be important and having maize grown on neighbouring land could be a...
  15. Limagrain News

    Selecting the correct maize variety has always been a major factor influencing crop success but proved even more so in the 2018 growing season

    Selecting the correct maize variety has always been a major factor influencing crop success but proved even more so in the 2018 growing season While most maize growers in 2018 achieved reasonable yields and good quality forage harvested early in near perfect conditions allowing early...
  16. Agrovista News

    Fine-tune root crop irrigation to optimise performance

    Fine-tune root crop irrigation to optimise performance As the season remains unpredictable for many, root crop growers are encouraged to fine-tune irrigation programmes by utilising available technologies that optimise performance. Primarily grown on lighter land with limited moisture-holding...
  17. Premium Crops

    NEW Avadex factor EAMU for Canary Seed

    NEW Avadex factor EAMU for Canary Seed NEW Avadex factor EAMU for Canary Seed ‘Growers will welcome the addition of Avadex Factor to the limited herbicide armoury available for weed control in Canary Seed’, says Barrie Hunt, Technical Manager of Gowan Crop Protection Ltd. ‘Premium Crops have...
  18. Nufarm News

    NUCROP â HYBRID ELECTRIC CROP PROTECTION

    NUCROP â HYBRID ELECTRIC CROP PROTECTION Nufarm and Crop.Zone Launch new brand for alternative weed control Düsseldorf / Aachen, 20 January 2021 – Australian crop protection and specialty seed company Nufarm and German ag-tech start-up CROP.ZONE are announcing the launch of NUCROP – Hybrid...
  19. Easy RnD

    Farming and Horticulture Projects That May Qualify For R&D Tax Relief

    Farming and Horticulture Projects That May Qualify For R&D Tax Relief More and more, we are finding that businesses in the farming and agricultural industry are unknowingly engaging in R&D activities on a daily basis that could qualify for significant R&D tax relief. Below are some areas...
  20. Easy RnD

    Are You Eligible for R&D Tax Credits?

    Are You Eligible for R&D Tax Credits? Research and development is crucial for businesses and for the UK economy as a whole. This was the reason that in 2000 the UK government introduced a system of R&D tax credits that can see businesses recoup the money paid out to conduct research and...
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