Don’t ever underestimate the US farmers’ ability to plant a crop! The record weekly plantings reported last week (41.8mln acres) became the catalyst for a sharp decline in US markets, also pressured by improved prospects in the FSU and Australia.
As concerns over pesticides such as neonicotinoids grow, SRUC and the James Hutton
Institute have launched a new research programme looking into activating plants’ natural
Paying attention to spraying technique with a T2 fungicide
could help growers better protect the yield potential
of this year’s winter wheat crops, says
a leading application specialist.
Work by students at the Oatridge Campus of Scotland’s
Rural College will advise farmers on ways to quickly
restore grassland and grazing badly damaged by months
of poor weather.
Huntingdonshire wheat grower, Martin Whitlock and his father Tony have a real
challenge on their hands at Rookery Farm, Stow Longa.