oats© Tim Scrivener
Miller interest in a new spring oat variety Elyann has come just in time for growers who may be struggling to control blackgrass in the winter oat crop, following the loss of a key active ingredient. Without effective herbicides, highlighted by restrictions on the use of flupyrsulfuron, grassweed problems are set to force some winter oat growing farms to switch to spring cereals, as they look to make maximum use of cultural control techniques. According to Andrew Bourne of Kent-based […]