Contents tagged with crop

20 October 2023

It is vital to control weeds, pests and diseases in a lucerne stand to avoid yield reductions and to prolong the lifespan of your crop.

20 October 2023

We look at the factors affecting the nutrient requirements of lucerne.

20 October 2023

Find out when and how to sow lucerne seeds for successful establishment.

20 October 2023

Factors to consider when selecting a variety and preparing a seedbed.

5 May 2020

Grow alone or in a mixture? Find out what your options are for growing lucerne.

26 October 2023

Is lucerne suitable for your farm? This series helps you decide, exploring costs of establishment and choosing suitable sites to grow it.

5 July 2024

Through the course of the growing season, the weather is hugely influential in getting crops into the best condition for producing optimal yields. AHDB report through the winter and spring on the condition of crops, pest and disease pressures and weather patterns highlight areas of concern and where crop growth is optimum.