Cereals & Oilseeds

3 December 2021

Today we release our first crop condition report for the 2021/22 growing season.

2 December 2021

Amandeep explores new information on how SFI will work in 2022

2 December 2021

Margins are under pressure in several animal sectors due to higher feed, energy, fertiliser, and labour costs. It looks like this is starting to bite into demand for compound feed.

1 December 2021

Management practices that improve soil health are at the heart of future government incentives for arable farmers. But what are the practical steps that you can take?

1 December 2021

Over the last 2 years we have used catch or cover crops as part of the on-farm trials programme at the Strategic Farm East and the Strategic Farm West. The effects of these on soil structure, nutrient capture, water quality, nutrient release and ease of establishment for the next crop have been assessed.

1 December 2021

Do biostimulants have a role to play in the production of cereals and oilseeds?

2 December 2021

Domestic rapeseed prices have slipped in the past two weeks. UK prices tend to track movements in Paris rapeseed futures, which are influenced by the wider oilseeds and oils complex.

1 December 2021

Strategic Farm West, East and Scotland all decided to look at different adaptations to test whether a managed approach to lowering inputs can be used

1 December 2021

Trials at Strategic Farm East and Strategic Farm West have been investigating whether flower strips in the field or at the field edge can encourage beneficials, while Strategic Farm Scotland has been baselining the prevalence of pests and beneficials across the mixed farm.

1 December 2021

Over 2 years various physical and financial assessments have been carried out to develop a methodology to help answer this question at a practical farm level.

1 December 2021

A video featuring host, Brian Barker, and research highlights from harvest 2021

2 December 2021

Use the UKCPVS resistance information and Recommended Lists (RL) disease resistance ratings to guide yellow rust management.

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