Blackgrass emerging© TIm Scrivener
A rumbling of grassweed and pest activity features as a major talking point among our Crop Watch agronomists this week. Grassweed emergence is now firmly into its stride and Marion Self says growers’ patience will be rewarded if nerves of steel have triumphed over the itch to drill early into good conditions. Antony Wade notes that virus-carrying aphids are not hard to spot in cereal volunteers and suspects even seed-treated crops may need a follow up insecticide spray. In the North, Mary […]
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