Wednesday, 29 January 2014

NEW: Sencorex Flow – new formulation, same recommendations

The mainstay herbicide for potatoes, metribuzin is now available in a new flowable formulation, Sencorex Flow. So potato growers can continue using this well-known contact and residual herbicide as they have always used it, but will find the product even easier to apply.

SMARTGRASS - Ability to increase grass productivity for little extra cost

An ex-IGER grassland research scientist, now an agronomist in the South West, reports that the growth enhancer SmartGrass can increase grass productivity for very little extra cost, providing it is applied at the right time to the right sward.  “We have seen positive results on the vast majority of my farms in the last few years and the fact that farmers are coming back for more is testimony to the product’s cost-effectiveness,” says Tim Martyn, who is acting as an agent for Pearce Seeds.