Farmer Matt Redman with a drill© Tim Scrivener
Spring has officially arrived. We have had a couple of (unofficial) false starts, but it is finally here so we had better start looking busy. I have heard mixed reports about how well autumn pre-emergence and post-emergence herbicide programmes have worked to control blackgrass this year. On the whole here they have been exceptionally good and coupled with other cultural controls the number of blackgrass plants to be found is very low. See also: Read more from our Arable Farmer Focus writers Oilseed rape is now […]