New fungicide option for peas and beans

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine New fungicide option for peas and beans by Arable Farming Magazine March issue Chocolate spot and rust are key targets of Elatus Era, which has been approved for use in pulse crops this year. Jo Bellett reports. The SDHI + [...]

Seasonal influences on aphid populations

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Seasonal influence on aphids by Arable Farming Magazine March issue The BeetTech22 meetings gave growers a taste of just some of the research emerging from the British Beet Research Organisation to help in future-proofing sugar beet crops. Alice Dyer reports. [...]

Protecting crops post-chlorothalonil

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Protecting crops after the loss of chlorothalonil by Arable Farming Magazine March issue As the first full season approaches without multisite mainstay chlorothalonil, Martin Rickatson canvasses views on how to support cornerstone chemistry. For many years the linchpin around which [...]

Building biomass for yield success

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Building biomass for yield success by Arable Farming Magazine March issue Taking part in the Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) has provoked a radical rethink on his approach to growing crops for Aberdeenshire agronomist and farmer Iain Learmonth. Emma Penny reports. [...]

Assessing tools to monitor BYDV

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Assessing tools to monitor BYDV by Arable Farming Magazine March issue Refined control of barley yellow dwarf virus in cereals is the aim of research funded by AHDB and industry. Andrew Blake reports. With severe cases of aphid-borne barley yellow [...]

Testing times for fungicides

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Testing times for fungicides by Arable Farming Magazine March issue The annual review of AHDB’s fungicide performance trials helps inform disease control toolkit decisions for the coming season. Teresa Rush reports. Last season provided a tough test for fungicides, with [...]

Getting to grips with trading natural capital

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Getting to grips with trading natural capital by Arable Farming Magazine March issue With new laws on enhancing biodiversity for developers and more businesses looking to offset their impact, Alice Dyer explores the biodiversity trading opportunities out there. Changes to [...]

New tools to support farms’ green goals

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine New tools to support farms' green goals by Arable Farming Magazine February issue New BASIS training will focus on environmental management. BASIS Registration has launched a new register for environmental advisers which will recognise professional standards for delivering advice in the [...]

Seeking solutions to CSFB threat

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Seeking solutions to CSFB threat by Arable Farming Magazine February issue The urgent need to find ways to avoid cabbage stem flea beetle damage to oilseed rape crops without using pesticides has prompted plenty of industry research. Andrew Blake outlines one such project. [...]

Robots march to market

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Robots march to market by Arable Farming Magazine February issue Autonomous farm machinery could offer solutions to future farming challenges and many of the developments shown at a recent event in France will move to on-farm trials or commercial availability this year. Jane [...]

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