Richard with some farm manure© Jim Varney
All our oilseed rape is drilled and growing away well, no doubt helped by good old farmyard manure. Using our “max till” system, we seemed to get a good emergence following a tine with either a Sumo Trio or DTS. This requires several passes, but I think it is worth the trouble. Thankfully, slugs have been relatively rare – we applied ferric phosphate pellets after rolling and there has been no need for a second application. But another pest has […]