Tillage management: weather may end field work following remarkable dry stretch
The drop in soil temperatures combined with recent rain could see many more challenges to good establishment in recently planted crops and any to be planted from now on.
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: ground conditions may enable ploughing
The lack of recent rain may soon make land dry enough to consider some winter ploughing.
Tillage management: time to hope for the opportunities that lie ahead
While protein crops had a disappointing year in 2018, it may be unwise to plan for a significant drop in area for 2019.