Pests, weeds and diseases are a constant threat to the yield and quality of crops produced in Scotland. They decrease the efficiency and profitability of crop production and increase its environmental impact. Endemic and new or emerging threats are a risk to Scottish crop production, and the levels of risk are increased as a result of climate change, adaptations in the pests themselves and as a consequence of pesticide changes / withdrawals. Pest, weed and disease pressure varies seasonally and regionally and the safe and appropriate use of pesticides, integrated with alternative interventions has benefits to business efficiency, food safety and the environment.

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AgriBusiness News December 2018

AgriBusiness News December 2018

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Valuing Your Soils – Practical Guidance for Scottish Farmers

Valuing Your Soils – Practical Guidance for Scottish Farmers

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AgriBusiness News November 2018

AgriBusiness News November 2018

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Farm Management Handbook 2018/2019

The 39th edition of the Farm Management Handbook is an essential tool for any progressive farm business, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date source of information for farmers, rural professionals, students…

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AgriBusiness News October 2018

AgriBusiness News October 2018  

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