Trial Plot Update 2018
Our Extensive varietal plots presented by Syngenta this year include; Winter Wheat, Winter Barley, Winter Triticale, Oilseed Rape, Soya & Cover crops
Cover crops (As individual species and mixtures): Oilseed Radish, Phacelia, Berseem Clover, Black Oats, White Mustard, Brown Mustard, Vetch, Forage Rye
21st March 2018
- Crops established well in the autumn with under favourable drilling conditions – drilled 25th September.
- Some interesting emergence and establishment difference between Vibrance Duo and Regido treated crops with Vibrance Duo clearly showing signs of improved sped of emergence.
- Significant rainfall (and Snow) over February and March has held up fertilizer applications but the crops have received 150 kg double top today – farm manager Doug Mccowan, Harnage Estates ltd
- Wheat varieties showing high levels of septoria infection. Yellow rust was observed during the winter but has been held back by the recent cold temperatures.