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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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14 October 2005 | Arable,News

The NFU is encouraging sugar beet growers to attend one of three Beet UK seminars to be held on Wednesday, October 19. NFU sugar board chairman Mik...

NFU Sugar to share reform agenda at beet UK

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6 October 2005 | Arable,News

THINK twice before continuing to drill winter wheat regardless as we head towards the end of the year, growers are being urged. Ordinarily, switchi...

High fuel and fertiliser costs could favour spring barley over late-drilled winter wheat

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4 October 2005 | Arable,News

Estimates for the UK harvest, released today by the NFU, show mixed results for farmers. While total tonnage for oil seed rape has risen, wheat and wi...

Increased yields demonstrates efficiency of UK farming says NFU

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21 September 2005 | Arable,News

The Agricultural Industries Confederation has expressed frustration at the impact which errors in Defra statistics can have on the UK grain market pla...

AIC voices disappointment at Defra stats blunder

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19 September 2005 | Arable,News

Cleavers are so competitive and difficult to control that early control in oilseed rape is the only sound strategy to adopt. Leaving weed control unt...

Cleavers just won’t wait!

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14 September 2005 | Arable,News

Newly-sown winter cereals and grass re-seeds following grassland in the southwest and the south midlands are now at risk from Frit fly. Dow AgroSci...

Frit fly alert for West and Midlands

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13 September 2005 | Arable,News

"Planning a wheat management strategy now starts with the seed," says BASF's Jonathan Tann. A strategy should include the systemic seed treatment ...

Wheat management starts with the seed

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13 September 2005 | Arable,News

As plant breeders step up efforts to prevent abuse of their intellectual property through farm-saved seed evasion, BSPB is reminding all those offerin...

BSPB issues farm-saved seed reminder cards to 4,000 advisers

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13 September 2005 | Arable,News

DON'T skimp on black-grass control this autumn - even with the cushion of single farm payments - wheat growers are being advised. Left untreate...

Robust black-grass control still required - though scope to improve cost-effectiveness

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7 September 2005 | Arable,News

Failure to return reusable Nemathorin packaging could result in delays in supply or unavailability of the nematicide in the spring, warns Garth Brethe...

Surefill shortage threatens Nemathorin supplies

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6 September 2005 | Arable,News

Picture: Andrew Farley(Agrownomics) Late potato planting in the spring and a slow start to the season means potato growers will be tackling big cro...

Big crop activity prevents potato harvest delays

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3 September 2005 | Arable

If cleavers appear in winter oilseed rape weigh up your options carefully before spraying this autumn, advises Dow AgroSciences. "Warm soils with a...

Cleavers in winter oilseed rape can wait until spring

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30 August 2005 | Arable,News

Potato growers need to be on their guard for signs of stem blight as crops reach maturity. The British Potato Council (BPC) blight mapping programme (...

Watch for tuber blight sting, warns BPC

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30 August 2005 | Arable,News

Wheat growers are being urged to use the new generation of seed treatments this autumn to maximise yields from both first and second wheats in 2006. ...

New seed treatments to benefit first and second wheats

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30 August 2005 | Arable,News

Three new varieties of maize, including a new 'ultra early' high yielding variety bred specifically for British growers, will be launched by G...

Three New 'Bred for Britain' Maize Varieties to be launched

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29 August 2005 | Arable,News

Wheat growers planning to get an early start to drilling their first wheats are being advised to consider using one of the new seed treatments that ha...

Seed treatment for September drilling

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22 August 2005 | Arable,News

In some areas potato blight risk is considered to be high and seven-day spray intervals are again being recommended. A recent survey on the web site,...

Last chance to protect against Potato Blight

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