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Winter Agronomy Digital Roadshows 2021

The Winter Agronomy Roadshows in January for this year will be delivered on-line as a combination of technical lectures, podcasts and interactive discussion sessions. Key speakers will cover the launch of…

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Evaluating Wheat Choices for this Autumn

In recent years, the Scottish wheat area has been relatively productive within the wider UK harvest. Although not perfectly resilient, the predominantly soft-wheat crop has coped well with extremes in local growing conditions.   Whilst too soon to report on the yield and quality that 2020 will deliver, news from further south has been…

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A Strong Winter Barley List for this Autumn

The winter barley recommended list is the strongest it has been for many years. This is evident in improved yield and agronomic value among two-row feed varieties and more consistent performance among the best six-rows.   In what has been another challenging growing season – with a…

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Ammonium Nitrate Storage

Following the catastrophic explosion in Beirut reportedly caused by a large amount of Ammonium Nitrate which apparently was stored incorrectly, it is prudent to review the storage requirements for this…

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Winter Wheat Programmes

Taking the long view of winter wheat fungicide programmes  It is really positive news that a new fungicide has been launched for use this season. Mefentrifluconazole (Rvysol) is a new azole fungicide…

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