The British Pound


Mixed Farmer
decimalisation was not introduced due to the eu but because of computerisation
at that time teaching changed it methods chanting table and learning by rote

in those days wheat was sold in tons

1 shilling a hundedweight was £1 a tonne worked really well

my father learnt decimalisation at school in 1948 so it was not that new in 1972

£1 is still £1

Old boy farmers here (and actually plenty in the trade) talk in units (I can’t even remember what they are called) but they are 100 kg’s, or a tenth of a tonne, ffs :banghead:

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...