Stewardship

19 September 2019

Three months on since the announcement that CIPC will lose its authorisation on 8 January 2020, we take a look at the situation for store managers as it stands

18 November 2019

New research to pinpoint and control patches of field slugs

9 September 2020

Targeted treatment of the most mollusc-riddled parts of a field has taken a step closer

22 January 2021

Explore our podcast collections for practical know-how and expert insights that aims to help you farm better. New episodes on Tuesdays and Fridays.

24 July 2019

‘Biofumigation’ describes the suppression of soilborne pests, pathogens and weeds by toxic gases emitted from organic material. In the UK, biofumigation typically involves growing brassica green manure crops. The most common species are Indian mustard (Brassica juncea), rocket (Eruca sativa) and oil radish (Raphanus sativus). The usual growing period is 8–14 weeks within a mid-July to early November window.

8 July 2019

Rob Fox of Squab Hall Farm, Leamington, is trying to find practical approaches to reduce the environmental impact of farming, while maintaining productivity.

27 June 2019

When will you have to stop using CIPC? What support are we offering? What alternatives are there?

8 July 2019

Over the last few years Bill has planted 3m wildflower strips along a public footpath

8 August 2019

Funded one-to-one visits for store managers worried about forthcoming change

12 April 2019

As a final decision on CIPC draws nearer, here's how we're offering support

25 March 2019

Use fungicides and varieties wisely, to protect crop health and yields.

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