blackgrass in crop© Tim Scrivener
Late drilling and minimal cultivations are the perfect formula for tackling blackgrass in spring crops for one farming business. Luke Casswell reports Spring cropping offers a key tool to control blackgrass, giving growers the opportunity to establish stale seed-beds and spray off blackgrass populations. See also: Ring the rotational changes to tackle blackgrass It is a regular feature for Paul Drinkwater, who manages about 3,500ha of arable land in East Anglia, for Abbots Ripton Farming Company. However, increasing flushes of spring […]