Cabbage stem flea beetle© Blackthorn Arable
The government has authorised the emergency use of neonicotinoid insecticides to help some oilseed rape growers tackle the devastating pest cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB). But who can apply and how does the emergency approval operate? The NFU’s chief arable adviser Guy Gagen answers the key questions. See also: Neonicotinoid emergency use approved for 5% of OSR area What can I do to help my crop establish faster than CSFB can damage it? AHDB has revised its guidance on controlling the pest […]