Crops & Grassland

25 June 2018

Nine emergency authorisations for potato, herb, celery, carrot, parsnip, cherry and plum were secured this week for UK growers to protect their crops

25 June 2018

An automated spore trap has been developed which could revolutionise disease monitoring in agricultural crops

25 June 2018

Northern Ireland’s farmers flocked to the launch of AHDB’s new Monitor Farm

13 February 2020

Safe, effective grain storage is key to assuring crop quality and helping prevent loss of premiums through claims and rejections.

1 July 2020

See the signs of defects and impurities in stored cereal (wheat and barley). This poster shows examples of physical damage, disease, pests, screenings and weed seeds.

6 May 2020

Here are the pros and cons associated with the decision to either incorporate or sell straw.

21 February 2019

Italian rye-grass is a weed of autumn-sown crops and is more competitive than black-grass.

28 November 2019

This definitive guide to arable weeds in the UK contains full colour photographs for identification plus information on life cycles, location, biology and management

23 April 2020

Relying solely on herbicides for control of black-grass is not sustainable in the long term because of increasing resistance. This publication provides information on non-chemical control.

3 March 2020

There are five species of brome grasses that grow as arable weeds in the UK, belonging to two different groups. As different control measures apply to each group, identification is important.

31 March 2020

This practical guide for farmers and agronomists brings together research to allow improved weed management through a rotation dominated by autumn-sown crops. Originally published in 2010, the 2017 revision has a new look and some minor changes.

28 January 2020

These guidelines by the Weed Resistance Action Group (WRAG) look to help agronomists and growers maintain efficacy of glyphosate in the UK.