Highlights at the site include
- Variety plots. 37 winter wheat varieties – candidates & RL (as well as blends) – (treated and untreated).
- Effect of drilling date on establishment & disease pressure. Weekly sown hand plots of 2 varieties from 30th September to 30th December.
- Fungicide trials. Looking at future & current chemistry, focusing on septoria, yellow rust and brown rust efficacy.
- Grass-weed control. Slowing the progress of resistance whilst optimising efficacy.
- Static Displays. Colleagues will be able to answer questions on pest control and DEKALB varieties.