94: Advice around establishing herbal leys

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94: Advice around establishing herbal leys

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In this episode, Danny Fanning, a Masters student from University College Dublin spent a two month placement at AHDB looking at Herbal Leys. During this time he spoke to Ian Wilkinson of Costwolds seeds about his farming practices and how he manages his herbal lays.

* Please note this episode was filmed outside, so in parts it can be quite windy!

Further information on the extensive opportunities for including livestock within the arable rotation, including the grazing of arable land, growing crops for silage or hay and arranging muck-for-straw deals, can be accessed from the AHDB ‘Livestock and the arable rotation’ guide – cereals.ahdb.org.uk/livestock

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How to get the most from your Winter Feed Wheat

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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.

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DID YOU KNOW?

SY INSITOR produces large numbers of erect tillers. It has good tiller survival over winter and can carry these through the season to deliver outstanding yields. Its early development and speed to GS30 means nitrogen timing is key to feed the rapid early growth.

DISEASE

• Excellent resistance to major diseases
• Septoria tritici = 6.6
• Yellow rust = 7
• The main disease to watch out for is brown rust. An application of...
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