Some tips to help growers establish and make a success of winter oilseed rape this year.
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In previous years, cold weather has contributed to BYDV control through killing off some of the bird cherry oat aphids overwintering in cereal crops. However, with the mild winters experienced in the last two years, growers may need to readdress their BYDV control strategy.
To keep your seed treatments, we need you to be vocal, make your feelings known and make a stand. We anticipate that the proposals will be discussed at the next Standing committee in July, so now would be a good time to send in your thoughts once you’ve read this section of our website.
Save our seed treatments Potential consequences Grower views Stewardship & resources Act now Stewardship and resources Effective stewardship is crucial to demonstrating our professional and responsible use of seed treatments. Simply, we must all handle treated seed carefully and according to recommended guidelines – and be seen to be doing [...]
Save our seed treatments Potential consequences Grower views Stewardship & resources Act now Grower views Growers feel strongly that we must keep neonicotinoid seed treatments – not least because losing them will make the situation worse. Read what they say: check out these quotations and testimonials, then express your views [...]
Save our seed treatments Potential consequences Grower views Stewardship & resources Act now Potential consequences Bayer believes that the EC proposal to restrict further the use of neonicotinoid plant protection products is illogical and disproportionate. Yet the impact could be significant. Decide for yourself from these illustrations. Seed treatments [...]
In March 2017, the European Commission submitted new proposals to a Standing Committee of Member States called SCOPAFF (Standing Committee of Plants, Animals, Food and Feed) to ban all outdoor uses of neonicotinoid seed treatments in non-bee-attractive crops such as wheat, barley, sugar beet and veg.
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ADAS principal research scientist and fungicide expert Jonathan Blake says many of the available SDHIazole options perform well at the T2 timing, but some clear differences in its ability to control Septoria have developed over recent seasons.