This hub is designed to bring you all the information you need on black-grass, with insights from across the industry.
With increasing reports of black-grass creeping into new areas of the UK, this three-part series, supported by DuPont and Lemken, examines how farmers seeing black-grass for the first time can respond.
For those for whom black-grass is an increasing problem, cultural controls – particularly delayed drilling, seedbed quality and seed rates – are the first priority.
It is not enough to understand and apply techniques, but critical to have the right equipment, set up properly and used appropriately when it comes to tackling black-grass.
Black-grass appearing for the first time on farms which have not previously experienced it will almost certainly be resistant to herbicides, according to leading expert Stephen Moss.