Storms east coast scotland

Mydexta

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Location
Dundee/angus
Rain at Dundee from 20.00 last night until 0800 this morning, along with some massive rumbles of thunder and wild lightening

Now it’s a cracking day, not a cloud in the sky and the sun is beating down
 

jre

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Location
East Fife
Had a lucky escape here only got 10mm. lot of thunder and lightning though. 15/20 mile away they had 100mm. Car park at kirkcaldy hospital severey flooded, cars been floating around and piled up on top of one another. Perth had a lot of rain as well
 

Jon 3085

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Location
Worcester, UK
Saw this on Facebook
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Highland Mule

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Livestock Farmer
Hearing some horrid news out of Stonehaven - high speed train derailed and multiple casualties, perhaps fatalities. Word is that a bridge had been washed out, causing the derailment.

BBC report appropriately cautious, but local reports filling in some gaps.
 

Ryegrass controls stack up

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Learning from the successes of growers’ black-grass control programmes gives a raft of integrated cultural and herbicide strategies that can also be used to hit back at increasing ryegrass populations, advises Syngenta Technical Manager, Georgina Wood.

“Key to that success is stacking up as many of those options as is practically possible in a farm situation.”

  • Delay drilling
  • Adapt cultivations
  • Increase spring cropping
  • Grow competitive crops
  • Prioritise pre-emergence applications
  • Stack pre-em herbicides
  • Optimise treatment timing and...
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