The correct identification of ramularia in barley crops can be difficult due to its similarity to abiotic spotting and other diseases, such as mildew.
This week, I have been lucky enough to be shown around an oilseed rape Recommended List trial by oilseed rape expert and plant breeder, Mark
At our Summer Open Day we had a trailer with seating which we drove along the top of the field which we have our drill try-out plots in. From this
As part of the Chelmsford Monitor Farm YEN entry this year, one of the Monitor Farm group suggested using a Brix refractometer through the season, as
I look out of the window. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the buzz of the bees on the flowers in the garden is almost deafening. In the
I farm and soil is my primary asset. Abuse it at your peril and treat it as a unique ecosystem of the dark underground world. In this dark, damp world
You need to really understand the condition of the crop. It’s likely in this weather that barley will be ‘welded’ onto the crop and really take some
As with most sectors in agriculture, change is in the air for the arable industry. With changing technologies, farmer demographics, market pressures,