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8 June 2006 | Arable,News

Greenvale AP, one of the UK's largest suppliers of fresh potatoes celebrated its first harvest of Ayrshire potatoes today (Thursday 8th June) at T...

600 tonnes of Ayreshire potatoes harvested

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3 June 2006 | Arable,News

A bank holiday weekend of rain and thundery showers topped up what had already been the wettest May since 1983. Spray days in May were precious few, p...

Wet May will impact blight programmes

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6 June 2006 | Arable,News

A breakthrough herbicide that gives winter wheat and winter barley growers a brand new option for tackling the UK's growing black-grass problem, w...

New weapon against UK’s growing black-grass threat

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21 May 2006 | Arable,News

The weather usually dictates the use of fungicides in combining peas, with damp and humid conditions at flowering and pod set encouraging rapid develo...

Walabi for the effective control of the three key pea diseases

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17 May 2006 | Arable,News

BE sure to monitor crop growth closely over the coming weeks in order to achieve correct spray timings for forthcoming flag leaf (T2) fungicides, whea...

Crops are set up to benefit from three-pronged fungicide mix at flag leaf

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15 May 2006 | Arable,News

Chocolate spot symptoms have already been reported in some crops and the current humid conditions are likely to encourage rapid development of early i...

Signum raises standards for chocolate spot control

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15 May 2006 | Arable,News

Seed potato growers are being warned to treat with care virus risk warnings based purely on results of aphid catches in water traps operated by CSL. C...

‘Wait-and-see’ approach to aphids demands fast knockdown

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10 May 2006 | Arable,News

Check the labels for following-crop restrictions when controlling cleavers with ALS-inhibitor herbicide sequences using Atlantis and Pacifica in cerea...

Beware herbicide sequences in minimal tillage

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10 May 2006 | Arable,News

A new use for the maize herbicide Calaris, to control weeds when the crop is grown under degradable plastic, will help push back the physical boundari...

Calaris offers new option for maize weed control under plastic

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25 April 2006 | Arable,News

The hi-tech optical sorting of potatoes at the Branston packhouse near Lincoln is bringing all-round gains not only for the company and its customers ...

Optical sorting a ‘win win’ for potatoes

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24 April 2006 | Arable,News

The risk of Sclerotinia in oilseed rape is strongly linked to weather conditions around early flowering as well as crop rotation. Clare Bend, Technica...

Practical advice on Sclerotinia control

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24 April 2006 | Arable,News

With reports of high infestations of leatherjackets on several farms across the country, Dr Bill Lankford of Bayer CropScience reinforces the message ...

Methiocarb halts the march of Leatherjackets

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20 April 2006 | Arable,News

DON'T get caught out by heightened cereal lodging risks with the return to rapid crop growth brought on by warmer weather, urges Syngenta technica...

Burst of cereal growth could spell increased lodging risk

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20 April 2006 | Arable,News

Potato growers and advisors cannot afford to be complacent about controlling potato blight, nor about the need to manage the risk of fungicide resista...

Importance of controlling blight and managing resistance

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19 April 2006 | Arable,News

For the first time this year there is a substantial amount of the sugar beet crop drilled down to rhizomania resistant varieties. Not only do thes...

Beet Crop safely drilled – and rhizomania free?

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19 April 2006 | Arable,News

BASF are continuing to invest in the pea and bean crop with four new fungicide approvals announced last year and one new herbicide scheduled for appro...

Investing in the pea and bean crop

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3 April 2006 | Arable,News

New work at Scottish Agronomy and SCRI is starting to establish the first ever ranking of potato varieties' susceptibility to wireworm feeding dam...

First ever varietal ranking will help potato growers combat arable wireworm

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31 March 2006 | Arable,News

In what has been a very difficult season for exports a 30,000 tonne vessel will be at Immingham docks in Lincolnshire on Monday (3rd April) loading wi...

29,000 tonnes of UK wheat bound for Spain

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23 March 2006 | Arable,News

Wheat fungicide trials conducted by the SAC in 2005 demonstrated plenty of evidence to suggest that fungicide dose rates need to be kept up and that T...

SAC Warns Growers to Keep Dose Rates up and get T-timings right

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15 March 2006 | Arable,News

Wireworm populations are on the increase and causing high levels of damage to potato crops. A survey of growers using the Nemathorin Pheromone Traps l...

‘Three peel and out’ consigns potatoes to waste

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21 February 2006 | Arable,News

Exceptional processability and good alcohol yield has prompted Scotland's largest whisky producer, Diageo, to increase their intake of Troon sprin...

Demand for Troon grows as Scots whisky giant boosts intake

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13 February 2006 | Arable,News

Amistar treatment at planting can buy potato growers an extra two weeks growing season without increasing the risk of black dot, according to the late...

Amistar buys time in Black Dot battle

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13 February 2006 | Arable,Bees and Beekeeping,News

Bayer CropScience today unveiled two new products – Infinito, a mid- to late season blight fungicide, and Biscaya, a foliar insecticide – developed to...

New Levels Of Protection For Potato Crops

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8 February 2006 | Arable,News

Carrot growers face a new threat from Cercospora leaf blight, confirmed in the UK crop for the first time last year, reports ADAS vegetable disease sp...

Tops for carrot disease control

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2 February 2006 | Arable,News

WATCH out for unusually early rust infections spreading into wheat crops over coming weeks, growers are being warned. High levels of brown rust ha...

Early rust infections hit wheat crops

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