Untreated Seed


Arable Farmer
East Yorkshire
I was just wondering how you people come on with untreated seed and the fusarium risk? I have started down this path last year and this year I have had some results back that suprised me how high the levels where in the seed.
We haven't had a wet harvest and flowering time wasn't very wet ( i've know alot worse) there was not visual signs of fusarium and I had applied a T3. The ZON and DON test came back low so this has left me stracthing my head a bit
How do you manage the potential risk ?

Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response

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Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response

Written by Defra Press Office


There has been coverage today in the I and the Guardian, reporting on speculation around the upcoming government response to the recent Gene Editing consultation, which closed on 17th March.

A full government response, which will include a thorough analysis and summary of the responses to the consultation and which will set out our next steps, will be published in due course.

Gene editing has the ability to harness the genetic resources that mother nature has provided, such as breeding...