Understanding which of the two species of wild oats you’re dealing with on farm is crucial to planning your control strategy.
Know your wild oats
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Harry Fordham, Application Specialist, considers the challenges associated with wild oat control. Timing of application and application techniques are key to increasing control of this yield robbing weed.
Tim Scott, the farmer of our Barton Innovation Centre site, discusses the problems of controlling wild oats. He recommends hitting wild oats when they’re small to give you the best chance of control. Watch his video for more application advice.
- Map wild oats in your field to monitor control over several seasons
- Identify the species of wild oat on your farm
- Plan your control strategy taking into account likely germination patterns
- Test for resistance if poor control is seen