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farmer JD

Will be keeping over 60% pure.
Crossing is about giving us more flex in the milk market ... not everyone wants 10%+ milk solids day in, day out
Is it about what milk contract your on aswell that’s a factor ?if you were getting payments for 10% solids would you just stick with pure jersey ? As I guess crossing them will give you more litres per animal and water down the constituents components

Early moves to target wild oats

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Growers and agronomists now face the dilemma of an early application to remove competition from emerged wild oats, or holding off to allow more weeds to germinate.

Syngenta grassweeds technical manager, Georgina Wood, urges Axial Pro treatment as soon as conditions allow, once weeds are actively growing.

“That offers the chance to control wild oats more cost effectively at lower rates, whilst there is still the flexibility to tailor application rates up to 0.82 l/ha for larger or over wintered weeds and difficult situations.

“The variability of crops and situations this season means decisions for appropriate Axial Pro rates and application techniques will need to be made on a field-by-field basis,” she advised.


Miss Wood urges...