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.
Tillage management: weather window may enable field work
With an improvement in weather forecast, it is likely that we will see fertiliser application and perhaps some planting in the week ahead.
Watch for signs of possible frost damage
With wintry weather looking set to continue, growers should look out for signs of possible frost damage while focus increases on nitrogen and planting.
Cold will be welcome to halt crop growth
While cold look set to halt crop growth in the near term we will quickly find ourselves in mid-February and in the height of the nitrogen season for winter rape and barley in particular.