Farmer Writes: disappointing autumn weather
Gerald Potterton
I’m not keen on insecticides, beneficials and other little fellows inevitably suffer, writes Gerald Potterton.
16 November 2022 Husbandry
Hard decisions about spraying or further planting
Rainfall amounts vary considerably across the country and it is possible that some growers will get more opportunities to plant, but should they?
9 November 2022 Husbandry
Most land is wet but it can soak again
Rainfall amounts have been very variable but land continues to benefit from the dry ground conditions when machines were working on stubbles last harvest.
Crops forum provides update on many serious issues
Virus-tolerant varieties, CAP rules, winter oilseed rape performance, the three-crop rule, machinery sharing and the exit of Barra were among the major topics discussed at the recent crops forum.
21 September 2022 Husbandry
Insect-based soil enhancer reduces aphid numbers 'significantly'
An environmentally sustainable method of controlling aphid populations on cereal crops has been found.
24 August 2022 News