Archive Article: 2000/01/14

14 January 2000

Weather window… Paul Brown made the most of some frosty mornings at Russell Smith Farms, Duxford, Cambs this week, spraying 21ha (52 acres) of late-drilled wheat and barley after roots. The DFF/IPU/ trifluralin mix, plus cypermethrin to control aphids, cost about 10% less than last year. "With cereal prices at £70/t and lower next year, its nice to have one cost thats falling," says farm manager Andrew Nottage.

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