Deciding when to drill wheat in blackgrass areas is a hot topic this week and Giles Simpson says most are holding their nerve in the West on areas where blackgrass is a problem. However, in the North, Patrick Stephenson says delayed drilling is seldom a option given the conditions in October and he prefers to tackle the weed by changing rotations and using a good pre-emergence stack. In oilseed rape, Kevin Knight says establishment has been a rainfall lottery, leading to patchy […]
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