Our Arable Technical Manager Ron Granger heads up the latest edition of our Gatepost. He comments on the remarkable comeback crop of Aspire oilseed rape on Tim Lamyman’s farm. After a very slow start, it ended up producing a gross output of 6.5t/ha – read the full article to see what happened.
In our Breeders Perspective, Vasilis Gegas, our European Portfolio Manager for Oilseeds, answers some frequently asked questions about Turnip Yellows Virus (TuYV), what it is, how it can be controlled, how it spreads and other information.
Then it’s back to Ron for some spring barley agronomy. He gives us a 5 key points for establishing spring barley and for maintaining tiller counts for high final ear number.
We have some useful information on a brand new seed treatment for maize, Starcover – a biological seed treatment which helps the plant get off to a faster start, to reduce the risk in sowing maize.
Then last but not least, we have some exciting new pulse products on offer – Large Blue Pea LG Aviator and Spring Bean LG Raptor – read on to find out what they offer!