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.
Aphid seen early March in wheat
Spring germinating black grass, growing out of cracks in oil seed rape, triggered by light. Successful spray programme killed earlier autumn and winter black grass
Charger on the left, Anastasia on the right - both treated with Centurion Max
Charlocks rolled and killed in a rape crop
Light leaf spot developing in Ovation
Cabbage stem flea beetle larvae found 12th Feb 15 burrowing in OSR
Active yellow rust found on Horatio 9th February 2015
Metaldehyde applied 29th October; doing a good job
Phoma on Picto just starting end of October. Picto is weak on Phoma resistance.
First aphids appearing in winter barley, end of October
Leaf Minor in oil seed rape