Tillage management: ground conditions may enable ploughing
The lack of recent rain may soon make land dry enough to consider some winter ploughing.
Return to cold could be an asset
The arrival of cold non-growth weather could prove to be important in hold back forward crops and helping to temporarily suppress diseases.
Tillage management: extraordinary weather poses unusual questions
Good ground and overhead conditions have enabled field work to be done and the mild conditions are forcing questions on BYDV risk.
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.