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Profitable wheat production despite blackgrass challenge

Winter wheat can deliver decent profits – despite a high blackgrass seed burden, according to one of the country’s leading arable trial sites.

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5 tips to get combinable crops off to a good start

Dr Paul Fogg of Frontier Agriculture reveals his five tips for successful crop establishment this autumn.

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Fertiliser applicator ticks boxes for organic farm

Improving fertiliser application accuracy across different row widths is improving productivity on a Cambridgeshire organic farm.

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How to improve oilseed rape establishment this autumn

Moist seedbeds remain key for oilseed rape establishment as high prices encourage growers to return to the crop.

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Impressive results for late maturing maize

A new late maturing maize variety with strong potential has successfully come through its first commercial year on eastern region farms.

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Troublesome wild oats return to spring crops

Growers are being advised to adopt a thorough control strategy to combat a resurgence in wild oats reported on some farms.

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Scientists apply to grow first UK field of gene-edited wheat

Scientists have applied to grow the UK’s first field trial of genetically-edited wheat at Rothamsted Research in Hertfordshire.

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A sclerotinia risk alert service has been launched to help oilseed rape growers better target spray programmes.

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Reducing seed rates can sometimes help make maize crops more drought resistant, believes Grainseed forage specialist Wilson Hendry.

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Maximise maize yields to offset threat of summer drought

Understanding the effects of delayed germination and poor nutrient uptake caused by drought stress could help maize growers unlock further yield potential for the crop.

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