Friday, July 20, 2018

Remember end market when choosing varieties

June 29, 2018 by  
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Farmers are being advised to base oilseed rape variety choices this autumn on the end market – and the challenges facing growers.

Resistant rape varieties help fight clubroot threat

June 29, 2018 by  
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Tighter rotations and wetter seasons are increasing the threat of clubroot in England, says an oilseed rape breeder. Clubroot can cause yield losses of 50% of potential – or even crop loss with severe infections.

Vigour is priority for oilseed rape

June 29, 2018 by  
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Selecting oilseed rape varieties that establish quickly and outgrow pest and disease threats should be a priority this year, farmers are being told.

Strong demand for straw forces up harvest prices

June 29, 2018 by  
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High prices are prompting a closer look at whether it is better to bale and sell straw off the farm this harvest – or chop and incorporate for nutrient value.

Fingers crossed for a straightforward harvest

June 29, 2018 by  
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An unpredictable year makes cereal yields hard to forecast – even now, says Richard Overthrow.

#YourHarvest campaign highlights importance of arable sector

June 29, 2018 by  
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Farmers are being urged to invite MPs on to farm this summer as part of a campaign to celebrate the contribution the arable sector makes to the nation’s economy, food supply and environment.

Increase gross margins while meeting new Defra rules

June 6, 2018 by  
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Using a controlled release fertiliser (CRF)  in place of a standard nitrogen programme, can increase marketable potato yields by over 7t/ha – lifting gross margins by as much as £580t/ha, according to recent trials.

Get to grips with grain pest monitoring at Cereals

June 6, 2018 by  
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Grain store operators are reminded not to overlook the importance of good grain store preparation and hygiene as harvest approaches.

Variety selection key to maximising sugar beet performance

May 31, 2018 by  
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Last season’s record sugar beet harvest was partly due to seed breeders raising the crop’s potential and performance – but it was also due to beet’s adaptability.

Five new varieties added to 2019 sugar beet lists

May 31, 2018 by  
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Continued improvements in yield and other important characteristics are reflected in five new varieties added to the 2019 Recommended (RL) and to Descriptive (DL) List, says the British Beet Research Organisation.

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