Contractors mowing grass for silage on a dairy farm© Tim Scrivener
Farmers are being urged to mow fields infected with crown rust to get on top of the fungus that is infecting many farms. Many grass fields across the southern half of Britain have become infested with crown rust due to warm and humid weather conditions that have helped the fungus, Puccinia coronate, take hold. See also: 7 tips to increase grass yield and quality “The mild winter has made the situation worse,” says Rod Bonshor, general manager for Oliver Seeds. Infected […]