Harvest Toolkit for cereals and oilseeds
Our Harvest Toolkit includes a wealth of information on market prices, Harvest Results, straw, good sampling practice, grain storage and grain marketing.
Get Harvest Results from our Recommended Lists (RL) trials
RL trials provide information on yield and quality performance, agronomic features and market options to assist with variety selection. Operating throughout the harvest period, our Harvest Results service delivers the latest trial data for cereals and oilseeds to your inbox.
Harvest progress in Great Britain
The latest commentary and data on GB harvest progress.
Find out how to manage grain mycotoxins
Some fungal species that grow on crops and foodstuffs produce toxic chemicals. Of widely varying toxicity to humans and animals, these chemicals are called mycotoxins. To keep mycotoxin levels below limits, it is important to follow best practice.
Learn about best practice for pre-harvest glyphosate
Pre-harvest glyphosate applications can help control weeds, aid harvesting, and protect grain quality and food safety. This publication outlines stewardship measures to maximise product efficacy and minimise residues in crops.
Incorporate or sell straw? Facts to help you decide
With numerous straw markets available, the decision to chop/incorporate straw or sell it has never been easy. Our publication looks at the pros and cons associated with the various options.
How to minimise erucic acid risks in oilseed rape
Our guidelines highlight the key risk points where management of erucic acid levels can make a difference and help you keep levels of the contaminant under legally set levels.
What you need to know about farm-saved seed
If you grow cereals or oilseed rape and use the harvested seed to establish a subsequent crop, it is called farm-saved seed (FSS). This guidance explains the rules, including the payments required, and provides top tips for success.
Effective grain sampling tips
This guide brings together the key requirements for effective grain sampling for everyone involved, from growing to purchasing. The guidance covers the collection of physical grain, as well as sampling for moisture, temperature, pests and moulds.
Grain storage guidance
Safe, effective grain storage is key to assure crop quality and help prevent loss of premiums through claims and rejections.
Top tips on contracts for sellers of cereals and oilseeds
How to avoid the most common problems associated with cereals and oilseeds sales contracts.
Effective rodenticide use
The agricultural industry buys about 60% of all rodenticide products, making it the UK’s biggest user. The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) guidance helps people maximise control of target rodents and minimise the risk of poisoning to non-target animals.
How to spot grain defects impurities
This poster reveals the signs of defects and impurities in stored cereal (wheat and barley). It shows examples of physical damage, disease, pests, screenings and weed seeds.
How to identify insect and mites in stored grain
This poster shows over 50 insect and mite species that may occur in grain stores. Correct identification is important to determine the appropriate management response.
Grain analysts training
Designed for analysts who test wheat, barley and oilseed rape, these modules and publication aim to improve the testing standards across the UK.
Access the latest Grain Passport
Get the Grain Passport – an essential part of grain assurance systems.