Farmer Robert Drysdale in his officeRobert Drysdale © Angus Findlay
We had a wet spell in October, with rain nearly every day, so it was fortunate the dry ground was able to soak this up. This allowed the oilseed rape to be sprayed with Proline (prothioconazole) for light leaf spot control, along with trace elements. Recent days have been frosty, giving us a good chance to get muck on the fields without causing soil damage. This will be spread and ploughed down ahead of spring barley to meet some of its nutrient requirement, […]