This month's Grassland and Maize Agronomy Update includes all the latest information on grassland herbicides, maize varieties and silage inoculants.
Fields filled with 10% thistles produce 10% less grass to feed to livestock says Corteva Agriscience’s weed biology specialist Dr Nicola Perry.
The way oilseed rape growers are experimenting with novel establishment techniques reaffirms the importance of the crop to the rotation.
The dry weather over the last couple of months has provided ideal conditions for harvesting grass silage but poor conditions for grass growth, consequently first cuts have been of good quality but disappointing in yield. We are currently looking at a
Spraying docks with an effective translocated herbicide two to three weeks after taking a silage cut will give very good control, as dock plants will all be the same size and have fresh healthy leaves when treated.