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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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31 January 2006 | Arable,News

Britain's leading spring malting barley variety is celebrating completing 10 years as a Recommended List variety this year. And according to its b...

Optic completes 10 years as recommended variety

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23 January 2006 | Arable,News

UK brassica growers can receive valuable advance warning of key diseases before they hit crops this season - direct to their mobile phones. The Syngen...

Brassica growers to get advance warning of disease

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20 January 2006 | Arable,News

Blackgrass has become an easier target to control in winter oilseed rape as crop canopies have opened up following the severe frosts in many areas ove...

Frosts make it easy to control blackgrass in oilseed crops

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18 January 2006 | Arable,News

Nematicide application and persistence are vital for the best levels of reduction of spraing, according Dr Pat Haydock, leading nematologist at Harper...

Persistence pays for spraing control

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4 January 2006 | Arable,News

A new cereal fungicide designed to help UK farmers fight back against growing disease resistance problems – by meeting the demand for higher doses of ...

New fungicide being developed to meet the needs of UK cereal growers

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3 January 2006 | Arable,News

A new approval for Nemathorin now gives potato growers the chance to reduce the costly tuber damaging effects of spraing caused by TRV. The welcome ne...

New spraing label approval for Nemathorin

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15 December 2005 | Arable,News

Spring barley growers using straw length or height as a guide to varieties that will give them the greatest straw yield may not be using the best ind...

Barley trials show straw yield may not be linked to length

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9 December 2005 | Arable,News

The risks of planting untreated seed that appears healthy but that harbours disease-causing organisms – invisible to the naked eye – was demonstrated ...

Seed can hide invisible threat

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3 December 2005 | Arable,News

A new form of potato blight widely found in Europe (namely the A2 mating type) could become established in the UK according to a leading potato blight...

Blight adapted to pose heightened risk

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30 November 2005 | Arable,News

Quality and quantity paid off for agronomists competing in the PGRO Pea Crop Challenge this year, with the wining team of pea specialists from Syngent...

Winning the challenge of profitable pea agronomy

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25 November 2005 | Arable,News

Potato brown rot has been found in potatoes of the variety Lady Rosetta. The potatoes were grown in Nottinghamshire and were sampled by the Plant H...

Finding of potato brown rot

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25 November 2005 | Arable,News

Princess has shown that even after 25 years, it is still the variety to beat when it comes to achieving maximum returns, by beating all-comers in this...

Princess still a winner after 25 years

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9 November 2005 | Arable,News

Risk management, harnessing technology and green fuels of the future will be among the themes debated by farmers next week with NFU deputy president P...

Arable farmers future focus

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3 November 2005 | Arable,News

Potato growers have been warned to be on the look-out for rotting tubers appearing soon after stores are loaded. Localised heavy showers have led to s...

Watch for rots as potato stores fill

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1 November 2005 | Arable,News

In many cases this season maize cobs have matured well in advance of the stem and leaves, producing a much greener plant at harvest and generally '...

Maize maturity out of synch

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28 October 2005 | Arable,News

Control the exceptionally high autumn cleavers population in cereals or suffer poor growth next spring, warns Dow AgroSciences. A warm, wet autumn ...

High Autumn cleavers population needs controlling

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20 October 2005 | Arable,News

The restriction limiting potato seed treatments with RhiNo (flutolanil) to within 90 days of planting has been lifted, allowing applications to next s...

90-day RhiNo restriction lifted

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20 October 2005 | Arable,Bees and Beekeeping,News

Operation Bumblebee is set to revive the fortunes of the humble bumblebee across the entire UK arable farming area. Over 1000 farmers are now being so...

Operation Bumblebee redresses plight of the bumblebee

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18 October 2005 | Arable,News

Spilling over grower David Hill's concrete pad is the first commercial crop to be lifted in the UK of Nickerson's sugar beet, Pernilla. The cr...

First Pernilla sugar beet to be lifted

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14 October 2005 | Arable,News

Research conducted by ADAS has clearly shown that in taking-on Gatsby winter wheat, Wheat Orange Blossom Midges (WOBM) are effectively signing their o...

Gatsby – new source of genetic resistance to blossom

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