The pictures on this page are observations of what we are finding in levels of weed control, insect and disease activity in East Yorkshire and the surrounding area up to the end of this season.
Found on 16/4/2013 on most forward lush crop
AtlantisŪ was sprayed on 18/2/2013. Despite the cold weather has showed no sign of hindrance.
10/04/13 Wild Oats appearing in OSR. KerbŪ has been applied.
04/04/13 Knot grass appearing in winter barley.
AtlantisŪ applied 20/02/13 just starting to work. 25/03/13
Propyzamide Flo 500 was applied to a Winter Oil Seed Rape crop with high black grass levels on the 25th of October. Symptoms of control are seen 3 weeks later with swelling on the base of the black grass as shown below.
Blackgrass seed heads infected with Ergot - summer 2012. In some cases this could lead to problems in 2013
Flurtamone tank mix starting to have effect on blackgrass
The black grass has been germinated by using a rake and roll
Grafton wheat being harvested in Holderness yielding 3.75t/a