Signs of brown rust© David Jones
One Dorset wheat crop is looking clean of yield-damaging septoria after James Cossins chose a variety with good disease resistance and late drilled his crop in October. Septoria is the key wheat disease to look out for on his farm in east Dorset, so he chose the variety Siskin, and the crop looked very healthy and clear of the wet-loving disease. “We tend to get wet summers here, so septoria is always a risk, therefore we looked for a variety […]