Careful harvest planning and practising good hygiene will help contain blackgrass to contaminated fields and avoid its inadvertent spread between fields and farms. As they gear up for harvest, growers should build a map of blackgrass patches and get them tested for herbicide resistance, according to Ben Giles, commercial technical manager at Bayer CropScience. “It is useful to know what you are dealing with to help you plan ahead. Once you know where any resistant blackgrass lies you can avoid contamination by […]