Drilling wheat© Tim Scrivener
As we head towards the new season, our Crop Watch agronomists report surprisingly few blackgrass plants, despite many later-drilled not receiving a full autumn herbicide programme.   Crops on all but the heaviest land are looking surprisingly well despite a wet winter, but susceptible wheat varieties are showing yellow rust, with septoria also visible. See also: How to fight fungicide-resistant ramularia in spring barley East: Ben Pledger Farmacy (Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire) Weed control from residual chemistry has benefited from the high soil moisture since my last article in […]
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