Quick one this week as it’s half-term and I’m attempting to spend a bit of time with the kids! Which means squeezing one week’s work into two days – but I appreciate that’s nothing compared to the challenges you people are under! I’m seeing a lot of images on social media at the moment of… Read More The Lockdown – Lowdown Week 6
What’s new this week? We’ve dropped the cutting height on the whole trial down one mm in cutting height in one go – a suggestion that was met with a few deep breaths by the team at STRI who are the custodians of good practice. However in this situation, in order to keep the trial… Read More The Lockdown – Lowdown Week 5
What are the risks? PrimoMaxx has been around for a long time now so we have a pretty good understanding the way the product works. High dose rates generally result in a higher levels of Phytotoxity (yellowing of the leaf) which is usually negated by the addition of Nitrogen and/or Iron. Of course there is… Read More Primo Maxx II Risks and what to add and when to start?
The legalities – whilst we’re living in crazy times we still need to stay within the law and those restrictions can be found on the label In summary Max individual dose 3.2L/Ha and total usage in calendar year 16L/Ha. That’s the law. Beyond that we go into the specific surface rates (below). These rates have… Read More Primo Maxx II – The Legalities?
Lots of talk around the country amongst turf managers about how dry a season it’s been. I find the easiest and quickest way to assess the rainfall in comparison to previous years is by using the Met Office anomaly maps. The below summary images show the rainfall in that area of the country compared to… Read More River Flows – September Update