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Insiders View – There’s virtue in its vigour

  Noted for the way it springs out of the ground in autumn, Bayer’s latest oilseed rape offering will likely spring to the attention of many growers. CPM finds out more. I think InV1035 looks to be the next step up from Harper. By Melanie Jenkins Growers looking for a variety that’ll jump out of […]

Maize agronomy – Up, up and away

  Weed competition for light, moisture and nutrients can seriously reduce the maize crop’s yield potential from the outset. CPM finds out how to get the crop up and away. Get the seedbed right, then that’s the start to producing big yields of maize. By Lucy de la Pasture When Ian Grandfield says the power […]

Spring barley – New barley hits the right note?

With a 10% yield improvement on Concerto and even better quality, LG Opera may get top billing from maltsters. CPM reports. By Tom Allen-Stevens A strong domestic demand for malt along with promising new varieties and a steadily expanding UK area are set to keep spring barley prospects buoyant well into the post-Brexit era, according […]

Trade Talk – Life begins at 40

Cereals remains the only event that offers working demonstrations of spraying and cultivation equipment, crop plots to compare, on-site drone flying and the opportunity to see all the suppliers and advisers you need.[/caption] We’re still working on the details of how the joint venture will influence Cereals 2017, but I think this kind of investment […]