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Top tips for successful WOSR establishment

Some tips to help growers establish and make a success of winter oilseed rape this year.

Tips on controlling BYDV in mild conditions

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.

Save Our 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.

Redigo Deter

Redigo Deter is a combination insecticide and fungicide seed treatment that's safe for use on all winter cereal varieties; not just wheat and barley, but oats, rye and triticale.

Siltra Xpro

Protect your crops in the most effective way possible - boost your barley yield with Proline. Formulated with the outstanding chemistry of prothioconazole, it’s an absolute must-have for all barley disease programmes, to ensure maximum return on investment.

Expert Opinion: Ascra’s Curative Activity a Major Benefit for Growers

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.