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Tech Talk – Smart stubble strategies

Stubble management Growers looking to establish autumn cereal crops need to clean up weeds and volunteers in stubbles as quickly as possible. Volunteer oilseed rape can cause problems by shading emerging blackgrass and some broadleaf weeds are poorly controlled by conventional glyphosate formulations. A whole field uncontrolled isn’t a sign of glyphosate resistance. Getting on-top […]

Cultivations – Strip seeding needs active approach

Weeds and slugs can soon wipe out any savings you make from direct drilling. CPM asks strip-seeding pioneer Jeff Claydon for some tips. A little-and-often approach is required when managing stubbles. By Julian Cooksley   Effective stubble management is a basic ingredient of any successful, sustainable farming enterprise, regardless of which crop establishment method is […]