Wheat rust, a family of fungal diseases that can cause crop losses of up to 100
percent in untreated susceptible wheats, is making further advances in Europe,
Africa and Asia.
Waste water recycling and water management for root crop growers and packers
is an important speciality at the Haith Group.
As field drains start to run after recent rain, oilseed rape growers and spraying
contractors are being encouraged to use decision support tools that help ensure
effective weed control while minimising the risk of residual herbicides such
as propyzamide and carbetamide being lost through drains.
A dairy farm in Derbyshire has seen a 25% uplift in silage yields this summer
following involvement in a nationwide initiative that is exploring the benefits
of proactive grassland management.