Grassland and Maize Agronomy Update – March 2018

Grassland & Maize newsletter

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Welcome to the Grassland and Maize Agronomy Update from DowDuPont. With the merger of Dow AgroSciences, DuPont Crop Protection and DuPont Pioneer, this newsletter now covers maize as well as all things grassland.

These regular technical notes are a seasonal commentary to help those interested in improving grassland and forage productivity on dairy, beef, sheep and equestrian enterprises.

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Contents

  • Temperature and weed growth
  • Chickweed
  • Dandelions
  • Targeting docks before first cut silage
  • New sown leys – decision criteria Leystar or Envy?
  • Pioneer Silage inoculants for 2018
  • Key Pioneer maize hybrids for 2018
  • Low drift technology
  • End of ‘Grandfather Rights’
  • BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Grassland & Forage Crops)
  • FAQs
  • Show Dates

No time to lose in broad-leaved weed battle

ZyparCereal growers must leap in to action to tackle broad-leaved weeds as soon as the weather allows, says DowDuPont. Taking out the key yield robbers early gives them less time to compete with the crop.

Be ready with Broadway Star

As the cold snap starts to ease, we encourage agronomists and growers to be ready with Broadway Star applications to winter wheat as soon as conditions allow.