GROWERS have made a measured start to the 2014/15 sugar beet campaign after British Sugar announced early opening dates for its factories.
WITH the final of the winter barley Recommended List (RL) harvest results now in, the higher than average yield trend has been confirmed.
WINTER wheat yields from the 2014 HGCA Recommended List (RL) trials are high and averaging above the five year average at 11.48t/ha (4.65t/acre) says HGCA.
AGRONOMIST Phil Campion of Agrovista provides agronomy services to growers in Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales. He gives his top tips to help growers determine when maize is ready to cut as harvest draws closer.
Features and analysis
A PROJECT to ensure ales brewed in Lancashire are made from the best Lancashire malt has benefited a group of five farmers in the North West.
Why were black-grass numbers so high this year and what can be done going forward? These were the questions tackled by experts at a briefing organised by BASF and Dow AgroSciences. Georgina Haigh reports.
When it comes to black-grass control, every percentage counts we are told. But why? Is it really worth adding another pre-emergence herbicide or delaying drilling to get an extra stale seedbed in?
Resistance to pyrethroids in UK populations of cabbage stem flea beetle is widespread according to the latest screening results from HGCA.
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This year’s Cereals, for us, was a complete success, using the western entrance and arriving at the car park at 7am, we proceeded to the entrance within 10 minutes and had absolutely no problems leaving, unlike the 90 minutes crawl out the car park we spent at last year’s event.