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17 October 2006 | Arable,News

Mild conditions during September and the start of October have led to unusually early and high incidences of Phoma leaf spots in Oilseed Rape and a hi...

Mild autumn produces early season disease threat

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10 October 2006 | Arable,News

WHEAT growers concerned by a reported decline in the activity of triazole fungicides against the disease Septoria tritici must look at the effectivene...

Triazole mix offers Septoria success

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2 October 2006 | Arable,News

The use of Signum in a programme has been shown to reduce the levels of both major and minor storage diseases in carrots. With Sclerotinia being a pr...

Signum lowers levels of storage problems in carrots

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28 September 2006 | Arable,News

Early sowing of cereal crops and reduced seed rates have both increased the risk of Gout Fly attack this autumn. Fortunately, growers now have an effe...

Avoid cereals being eaten from within

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27 September 2006 | Arable,News

Leek growers can now use Amistar Top to control disease, maximise green leaf and enhance crop quality this season. With late season disease applicatio...

Leek growers aim for greener Top class production

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25 September 2006 | Arable,News

Root growers are reminded that the time for applying Fazor (maleic hydrazide) to carrots and parsnips to suppress re-growth and to help maintain quali...

Time to consider applying Fazor in root crops

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16 September 2006 | Arable,News

Seed crops of new winter wheat, Zebedee have been harvested with results confirming the yield and quality data in this year's HGCA trials. Adri...

Zebedee springs into action with outstanding performance

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12 September 2006 | Arable,News

New winter wheat Zebedee has come up trumps this season for both growers and millers as good harvest results for growers are matched at mills. "Ini...

Demand for zebedee booted by miller acceptance

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4 September 2006 | Arable,News

Picture: Eric Anderson of Scottish Agronomy An application of Reglone a week before planned flail operations will significantly increase the speed ...

Pre-flail Reglone speeds potato desiccation

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21 August 2006 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Good potato quality samples will be hard to achieve this year and now, when the weather is cooler and wetter, foliar and tuber blight has become a rea...

Protecting against tuber blight up to lifting

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8 August 2006 | Arable,News

NEW UTILITY BRASSICA CAN COUNTER GRAZING SHORTAGES A new rape/kale hybrid forage brassica, which combines an ability to grow rapidly from sowing wi...

New utility Brassica can counter grazing shortages

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21 July 2006 | Arable,News

Crane's-bill and Shepherd's-purse appear to be on the increase in many arable rotations and the new rape herbicide Springbok offers improved c...

Improved Control of Crane’s-bill and Shepherd’s-purse in Oilseed rape

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21 July 2006 | Arable,News

Preventing tuber blight in potatoes requires a planned approach from emergence through to lifting. Effective control relies on keeping blight out of ...

Planned approach needed to prevent Tuber Blight

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19 July 2006 | Arable,News

Getting the results of potato research out to the industry, especially growers, is the driving force behind a series of free, 'knowledge transfer&...

Initiative keeps potato industry up to speed on latest research results

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18 July 2006 | Arable,News

The British Potato Council has launched a new service to help levy-payers get maximum benefit from research carried out on their behalf. Grower Gat...

BPC launches new Gateway to research information

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17 July 2006 | Arable,News

New recommendations for split-dose Reglone application this season will enable all potato growers to desiccate their crops safely and more cost effect...

Reglone now recommended for all soil conditions

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17 July 2006 | Arable,News

Dow AgroSciences are reassuring root growers that they can continue to use Fazor (maleic hydrazide) under a SOLA in carrots and parsnips in order to s...

Fazor to maintain Sola for carrots and parsnips

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12 July 2006 | Arable,News

Greenvale AP, the UK's leading supplier of fresh potatoes and a major figure in organic potatoes, took a look to the future last week as they co-h...

Organic potatoes for the future

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11 July 2006 | Arable,News

Kickback activity is an essential component of the blight spray programme under what's being described as some the highest blight risk conditions ...

Severe blight pressure demands kickback activity

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7 July 2006 | Arable,News

The total area sown to cereals in Great Britain over the last season shows a slight increase according to the 2006 HGCA Planting Survey, the first com...

Cereals area slightly up in HGCA planting survey

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30 June 2006 | Arable,News

A new generation of vegetable brush polishers, being introduced by Tong Peal through an alliance with a leading Spanish manufacturer, is set to bring ...

New technology polisher aimed at potato industry

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28 June 2006 | Arable,News

The first Sclerotinia spore germination in carrots was identified in Norfolk last week (23 June), although continued dry weather has minimised the ris...

Top protection before carrots close in

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26 June 2006 | Arable,News

Flea beetles are devastating some late spring sown brassica fodder crops and farmers must remain vigilant to ensure kale, stubble turnip and swede sow...

Flea beetles devastating Brassica fodder crops

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26 June 2006 | Arable,News

Sugar beet growers should not rely on a high disease resistance rating alone to protect their crops from Powdery Mildew attack this summer, according ...

Beet resistance guides fungicide timing

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23 June 2006 | Arable,News

Slug counts increased in May with 40% of the Slugwatch UK monitoring sites showing high levels of slug activity - an alert for potato growers to asses...

Slugwatch UK – trapping alert for potato growers

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