Britain’s biggest farming company, Velcourt, spent an economical £90/ha keeping its 16,000ha of winter wheat free of serious disease last year, and this season the spend is set to be focused on later sprays. The wet spring has led to many of the group’s wheat crops missing out on an early-season T0 fungicide, so subsequent T1 sprays have been beefed up, meaning this season’s spend is unlikely to be down. See also: Crop Doctor: Septoria lurks, ready to strike in a […]