Know How / Wheat

In a competitive cereals market, our wheat page aims to help you grow a more profitable crop in the face of rising costs and volatile grain markets.

This is your starting point for addressing challenges such as fungicide and weed resistance, integrating different cultivation techniques, exploring precision farming and protecting the environment.

Key areas of focus:

  • Getting establishment right
  • Planning fungicide strategy
  • Assessing fertiliser requirements
  • Keeping on top of blackgrass
  • Choosing the right varieties for the right market

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PLOUGHING AND CULTIVATION

How a new soil scoring tool picks the best cultivation option

A new crop establishment tool which assesses a range of soil management factors is set to help farmers identify whether a change in cultivation may benefit their soils. There is…

ARABLE

How AHDB Monitor Farms are moving towards net zero

Reducing emissions while maintaining productivity is the goal for most farms as they look for ways to reduce their impact and become carbon neutral. While every farm will have its…

PLOUGHING AND CULTIVATION

5 cultivation and establishment methods compared

Establishment systems cover varying degrees of soil movement, from relatively little disturbance associated with direct-drilling and min-till through to deep cultivations and complete inversion with the likes of ploughing. Each…

WEED MANAGEMENT

How to reduce the risk of glyphosate-resistant weeds

Guidelines for minimising the risk of weeds becoming resistant to glyphosate has been updated, based on new research quantifying exactly how and when the herbicide should be used for maximum…

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