Project Lamport

Innovative Agronomy - a new development approach to controlling grassweeds

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Key features:

Cover crop use in blackgrass management programmes

Timing of cover crop destruction

Agronomy and use of spring cropping (Wheat/Barley/Oats) to suppress blackgrass and enhance GM

Cover Crop use and interaction with compaction effects

Direct Drill and establishment techniques

Herbicide programmes

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Exploring cultivation and soil compaction

As part of our ongoing research at Project Lamport, we are exploring the link between soil compaction and blackgrass emergence. Getting the right balance between roots and metal is crucial in maintaining healthy soils.  

Soil structure and cultivations specialist, Philip Wright explains more in the video below.

WATCH: SOIL COMPACTION TRIALS

 

 

 Project Lamport is supported by Bayer CropScience   

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19/11/2018

Improving yields and reducing costs for Hampshire strawberry grower

A newly developed beneficials applicator has lived up to its promise this season at one of the UK’s largest strawberry producers.  

17/10/2018

Forage management: Maximising current and future resources

Nationwide, forage supplies are believed to be 20-30% below normal, and up to 40% in certain areas, following the exceptionally dry summer With forage in tight supply this autumn, national seeds manager Nigel Walley looks at what can be done on farm to help alleviate the situation.

17/10/2018

Grassweed Control - Hitting low dormancy blackgrass hard

Blackgrass that emerges with autumn-sown cereals is 10 x more competitive than that which appears later in the season. There is likely to be a significant early flush this autumn, hitting it hard and early will be key to control.

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