Crop strategy

Croptec show podcast – The podcast is a collaboration between Arable Farming magazine and the CropTec Show, hosted by Alice Dyer, journalist by day, farmer by night. Whether you’re thinking of trying a new system, concerned about crop protection or you just want to know what’s going on in your neighbour’s fields, we’re going to cover it all over the next few months. Click here to listen.

Environmental Land Management: policy discussion

  • You can have your chance to help shape the government’s Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme for England.
  • Click here to find out more.
  • The closing date for responses is 31st July 2020.

Nitrogen Boost

  • AHDB have suggested in a recent report that nitrogen boosts may be necessary following the wet weather the UK has experienced this winter.
  • To read the full report click here.
  • For further information on excess winter rainfall, click here.

Too wet?

  • One of the spring crop options that will be increasing includes oats, what does an increase oat area mean for 2020/2021, click here to find out.

Syngenta Public Policy Position on Soil Conservation – click here to view – download below.


Soil management – how best to deal with the weather affecting the soil on your farm:

Disease management

  • Farmers Weekly have an online resource helping farmers with crop disease management, click here to view.
  • The NFU have developed a plant health sustainable strategy to protect arable crops, click here to view. The strategy timeline can be downloaded below.

Plant health regulations


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