ploughing blackgrass© Tim Scrivener
Blackgrass is affecting nearly half of the winter cereal area, resulting in farmers spending an extra £46/ha on weed control, according to a new survey. Carried out by Monsanto over the past season, the survey of almost 400 UK farmers also reveals that bromes and Italian ryegrass infestations are growing faster than blackgrass. Blackgrass problems are now affecting 46% of the winter cereal area, which is up from one third of the area as found in the previous survey carried out […]
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