Woldgrain Expansion 2021

The mess of 100 different pallets has now been organised into what needs to be where for the steel erectors starting.

Also the materials handling team are on site to start on the conveyors, elevators and the catwalks which will join the two silos and link them to the existing store.

I am fascinated by the size of this build,
This phase will add another 11% to our existing site in terms of capacity. Then there is full planning in place to build another 12 silos with another drier.

but also by the massive number of containers all next to your site, are they all a commercial storage letting business?
That is a fireworks factory, they import bulk from China and re-package for retail in the UK.

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...