Stubble spraying© Tim Scrivener
The continued pest pressure on oilseed rape is the key topic for our agronomists this week. Oilseed rape is still under attack with Sean Sparling describing a “terminator-like” determination by cabbage stem flea beetle and slugs on any new growth. Stephen Harrison adds that this autumn is the first time he has lost a field to flea beetle in his area, as the pest marches west into his patch. On a positive note, recent rain has encouraged blackgrass emergence for Iain […]
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