Wheat

Rothamsted: Gene editing will speed up ability to test enhanced crops

Rothamsted: Gene editing will speed up ability to test enhanced crops

January 21, 2022

Tillage: Are you practicing a five-minute fallow policy?

Tillage: Are you practicing a five-minute fallow policy?

December 30, 2021

Research reveals ‘significant’ insights into genetic makeup of wheat

Research reveals ‘significant’ insights into genetic makeup of wheat

November 1, 2021

Government’s 2021 wheat and barley production estimates released

Government’s 2021 wheat and barley production estimates released

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural affairs (DAERA) has released the first estimate of this year’s UK wheat and...

October 12, 2021

Government green lights first genome-edited wheat trial

Government green lights first genome-edited wheat trial

Rothamsted Research has been granted permission to run a series of field trials of wheat that has been genome edited....

September 30, 2021

Warm weather brings threat of BYDV for cereal growers

Warm weather brings threat of BYDV for cereal growers

September 10, 2021

Rothamsted gets ‘green light’ for genome-edited wheat

Rothamsted gets ‘green light’ for genome-edited wheat

August 31, 2021

Hit milling wheat bonuses by focusing on nutrition

Hit milling wheat bonuses by focusing on nutrition

Growers of high quality wheat are being urged to consider applying a range of crop nutrients at the critical flag...

June 2, 2021

Is effective control of take-all within our grasp?

Is effective control of take-all within our grasp?

April 29, 2021

Foliar application boosts zinc content of wheat by 50% – UCO research

Foliar application boosts zinc content of wheat by 50% – UCO research

April 7, 2021

Chemical fertilisers reduce the level of bacteria in soil

Chemical fertilisers reduce the level of bacteria in soil

Chemical fertilisers reduce the number of nutrient solubilising bacteria associated with the roots of wheat, according to new research. A...

March 22, 2021

Latest cereal supply and demand report shows small surplus before exports

Latest cereal supply and demand report shows small surplus before exports

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has published its latest Cereal Supply and Demand Estimates report. The estimates are based...

February 24, 2021

Can biofungicides deliver effective crop protection?

Can biofungicides deliver effective crop protection?

A new generation of biofungicides is now coming on stream in the UK, backed by claims that they can deliver...

February 3, 2021

New Zealand commits to 7-year IPM programme for tillage sector

New Zealand commits to 7-year IPM programme for tillage sector

New Zealand’s tillage, horticulture and vegetable sectors have embarked on a seven-year programme, which should lead to the widespread implementation...

January 25, 2021

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Improved situation for EU winter cereal crops

Heavy rain in October delayed planting across Europe, but dry weather in November has allowed many areas to catch up,...

November 24, 2020

Grain price: Keep an eye on the weather

Grain price: Keep an eye on the weather

Nearby grain prices dropped back this week, but are still relatively steady. Matif wheat for December was at €206/t on...

October 31, 2020

Bumper UK barley crop will not make up for reduction in wheat production

Bumper UK barley crop will not make up for reduction in wheat production

This year saw a UK barley crop of over 8.4 million tonnes produced, but the bumper crop will not make...

October 27, 2020

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

Soils are low on moisture in many parts of the US

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its latest Crop Progress Report on Tuesday (October 19). 97% of corn...

October 22, 2020