blackgrass© Tim Scrivener
Spring cropping, cover crops and improving soils are all on the possible menu to lead the fight against blackgrass on one Somerset arable farm. Two weed experts were called in to try and improve control as blackgrass has steady got worse in the arable areas of west Somerset and Dorset to rival problem areas further East. Sarah Cook, at crop consultants Adas, and remote sensing agronomist Neil Fuller were invited to examine the blackgrass situation on the heavy soils farmed […]