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.
Low temperature and wind in early March caused visible damage in wheat
Foci of yellow rust found on 22nd February on Revelation and Diego drilled on 10th and 16th October
Pre- emergent sprays are working well on black grass despite challenging seedbeds
Blackgrass dormancy is 27% this year
Phoma appearing early this year found in late September, enhanced by wet weather, flea beetle activity noted