Crops after belkar?

Flat 10

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Arable Farmer
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Fen Edge
I have read the label. 120 days for cereals and maize. a year for all other crops. Anybody else risked it/ got away with it with any crops? I guess it's the picloram that's the problem rather than the Arylex?
 

robbie

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BASIS
If oats are ok then would spring barley not be ok too?
Would you not get away with it if the grown was worked up well before drilling, or even ploughed. I wouldn't want to drill straight into the failed rape anyway.
 

Flat 10

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Arable Farmer
Location
Fen Edge
have been thinking the same after walkround with agrono on thursday. his suggestion was all broad leaved crops were a no-no and oats the way forward.
I won’t be drilling cereals. It will be fallowed or ploughed and a break crop put in. It’s only a small acreage thankfully but it still hurts.
 

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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