With black-grass starting to rear its ugly head above crops this season, growers have until around the first week of June to decide what to do with badly affected areas, in order to prevent seed return.
Taking account of field conditions ahead of silage-making is vital in order to maximise quality.
Farmers with tricky grass-weeds to control are invited to take part in a new farmer-led project as part of the second year of trials on harvest weed seed control (HWSC).
Growers are encouraged to provide modern barley varieties with effective green leaf area protection if the crops are to reach the yield potential.
With the drilling window for spring barley, wheat and beans now closed, we investigate summer cover crop management for growers looking to sell, feed or provide soil benefits this summer.
Five years on from hosting a Farming For A Better Climates pilot project, Montrose farmer Willie Officer has seen the change of approach result in improved yields and reduced input costs.
With weather and soil conditions potentially delaying another spring crop, we get some top tips for late maize drilling.
Using foliar nitrogen is one of the steps farmer Harry Heath has taken to improve the environmental footprint of his familys mixed farm near Newport, Shropshire.
New Maschio Alitalia 3m Single Disc Drill
Ex Demo S785,
OPICO 3M AEROBAR