Blackgrass in a field of wheat
The fight against blackgrass will take longer than two seasons, so growers need to look now at remedial measures such as spring cropping and delayed drilling. Britain’s most troublesome arable weed can cut cereal yields by up to 70%, putting long runs of autumn-sown crops in jeopardy in some areas of England and is prompting a new approach. See also: Norfolk four-course arable rotation brought up to date Blackgrass guru Stephen Moss has spent more than 40 years studying this […]