Field conditions now providing unseasonal work opportunities
The mild weather continues to favour some foliar diseases and there must be real questions over the risk from BYDV and the options to plant.
Tillage management: wet March puts field work on hold
Spring was misplaced in January and February as first quarter rainfall levels attempt to catch up in March.
Winter conditions put field work on hold
Recent growth brought a need to consider growth regulation in winter crops but most field work is currently being prevented by poor ground conditions.
From dust to daub in a week – changing weather reverses soil conditions
Recent snow or heavy rain have undone the good ground conditions in parts of the country and make worse the regions where land had been wet.