LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
New field trials are using rice grains to mimic black-grass seeds are said to have clearly demonstrated the implications of different cultivation techniques for integrated management of weed populations.
With regular rain showers causing drilling delays for many, sowing cover crops has not been a top priority. But with the weather more settled, Will Shepherd says its not too late to sow a competitive cover crop.
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) have announced a new research partnership to develop practical soil biology management guidance.
While some cereal crops are suffering due to a lack of soil moisture, conditions have suited oilseed rape crops, many of which are boasting low levels of disease, extensive root networks and large numbers of pods.