Life in Lockdown

Life in Lockdown

What a strange and memorable year 2020 is shaping up to be. Since the turn of the year we have seen a new threat to our modern lifestyles, in Covid -19. The spread and effect of this new virus has been alarming and unprecedented with many commentators looking to...

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring Has Sprung

The last 2 weeks of March and the 1st week of April have seen a change in the seasonal calendar with warmer drier weather allowing hard pressed farmers to focus on planting spring crops and feeding winter crops.  It is amazing at this time of year how a sickly looking...

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Is this an Infodemic?

Is this an Infodemic?

The last month markets have been in turmoil as the Corona Virus or Covid 19 has burst onto the scene.  The rapid spread and governments inability to control the virus has unsettled financial markets.  Initially we saw the “hot money “ flee stocks and shares,  this was...

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🚜 Annual Cereals Survey🌾

Remember to take part in @NFUStweets cereals survey at https://www.nfus.org.uk/policy/crops/annual-cereals-survey.aspx to complete either online or by downloading the form.

This is a really valuable tool in ensuring there is accurate data for Scottish growers 🌾👨‍🌾🚜 https://t.co/MFzMuhMrvC

Specialist high nitrogen barley #Fairing being cut by one of our growers in the Scottish Borders today. Contracted via our man on the ground @AlanDav57170837
#GrowingInScotland #MaltingBarley @SyngentaCropsUK @katecobbs @TracyCreasy

We have #KWSHawking winter barley seed on the floor now. Its only ambition is to be sown on YOUR farm and to produce lots of quality barley & plenty of straw next year. Give some barley seed from @scotgrain a good home this September. #seedlove

We have #KWSHawking winter barley seed on the floor now. Its only ambition is to be sown on YOUR farm and to produce lots of quality barley & plenty of straw next year. Give some barley seed from @scotgrain a good home this September. #seedlove
KWS UK Ltd@KWSUKLtd

#KWSHawking - our latest high yielding two-row feed #barley!
Read more in this in-depth overview:
https://bddy.me/2QLBl35

Great shot of Golden Promise being harvested near Letham, Angus. This was taken before the weather decided August should feel more like November... #MaltingBarley #harvest2020

Don't get caught short on OSR seed this season. @scotgrain have stocks of hybrid and conventional varieties ready to go, including, but by no means limited to - CROME, ALASCO, AURELIA, ACACIA, BARBADOS.....
#GrowingInScotland

The first of our #SeedCare series diseases is #SeedlingBlight.

Occurring largely in wheat & barley, this disease stems from infected seed, soil & crop debris.

Symptoms include loss of plants, stem-based browning, foot rots & ear blights which can lead to a reduced yield!

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