Visit the UK’s leading indoor agricultural event, with eleven packed halls of the very latest in agricultural machinery and equipment. Now at the NEC, Birmingham this is free to attend and free to park.
Growers are being warned to continue to actively use integrated weed management programmes after Bayer grassweed resistance testing has confirmed reduced sensitivity to key active ingredient flufenacet.
Bur chervil is becoming a problem weed on many farms. NIAB’s weed expert, John Cussans says if allowed to get ahead of the crop, by May it can have as much of an impact on crop performance as black-grass.
The European Commission has proposed provisional anti-dumping duties on imports of urea ammonium nitrate fertilisers (UAN) from Russia, Trinidad and Tobago and the USA alongside compulsory registration of UAN imports.
With consumers focusing on the environment and farmers facing a reduction in their chemical armoury, Alex Black spoke to Organic Farmers and Growers’ Roger Kerr about what the industry can learn from the organic sector