Direct drills put to test in cover crop demo

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Direct drills put to test in cover crop demo by Arable Farming Magazine August 2022 issue With cover cropping and direct drilling increasing in popularity, growers in Yorkshire recently compared machines across a range of cover mixes. When it comes to [...]

Study looking underground for clues to beat black-grass

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Study looking underground for clues to beat black-grass by Arable Farming Magazine August 2022 issue Wheat breeders could do more to help growers keep on top of black-grass, suggests one Leeds University-based researcher. Over the years, breeders’ concentration on increasing wheat [...]

Laying the net zero egg

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Laying the net zero egg by Arable Farming Magazine August 2022 issue How does a high-production, integrated farm reduce its carbon footprint without compromising its ability to produce arable crops? A dogged pursuit of yield drives A.J. Duncan Farms’ arable enterprise [...]

Flexibility in the pipeline

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Flexibility in the pipeline by Arable Farming Magazine August 2022 issue A herbicide with a brand new mode of action could be available to UK farmers as soon as autumn 2024. Bixlozone in Isoflex active is from the isoxazolidinone chemical family [...]

Italian ryegrass survey shows scale of control challenge

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Italian ryegrass survey shows scale of control challenge by Arable Farming Magazine August 2022 issue With herbicide resistance in ryegrass detected outside the weed’s traditional hotspots, growers are being advised to combine chemical and cultural approaches to control. A survey to [...]

Resetting the clock on grass-weed control

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Resetting the clock on grass-weed control by Arable Farming Magazine August 2022 issue A new mode of action for grass-weed control in wheat, as yet unaffected by cross-resistance, is available to growers this autumn. New herbicide modes of action are a [...]

Brush up on best practice for slug control

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Brush up on best practice for slug control by Arable Farming Magazine August 2022 issue BASIS-qualified growers and agronomists can sharpen their knowledge ahead of the upcoming battle with slugs by taking a new online training module. There has been plenty [...]

Tackling big questions with on-farm research

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Tackling big questions with on-farm research by Arable Farming Magazine August 2022 issue Regenerative farming, drainage and economic performance mapping are among the projects underway on AHDB Strategic Cereal farms. Hampshire soil-centric farmer David Miller joined AHDB’s Strategic Cereal Farm network [...]

How regen ag stacks up in today’s climate

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine How regen ag stacks up in today's climate by Arable Farming Magazine July 2022 issue With grain prices at an all time high, but a push for more farms to go down the regenerative route, visitors to this year’s Groundswell event heard what [...]

Sheep add to OSR resilience

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Sheep add to OSR resilience by Arable Farming Essential Varieties Supplement July 2022 Issue Careful variety selection and using sheep to graze the fields are among the OSR risk management tools employed by one Midlands oilseed grower. Grazing forward crops with [...]

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