Pre-emergence herbicides are just one part of the full weed control programme, so rather than looking for the ‘best’ pre-em, consider choosing what works best for the situation.
A host of grass-weeds are becoming an increasing issue in the north of England and Scotland. Farmers Guardian finds out what lessons can be learned from the battles fought in parts of the country managing resistant grass-weeds for decades.
Simon Nelson advises farmers on a wide range of arable and forage crops across Cumbria, north Lancashire and into south west Scotland. He has worked for Agrovista for 23 years.
With variety decisions for the coming season at the forefront of minds, Alice Dyer attended an AHDB and ADAS Recommended List variety demo in Herefordshire, to find out which varieties are best suited to the West.