I took more photos of the swede field beds today. This is week 7 since they were sprayed with glyphosate. The temperatures are starting to get higher during the day now, we had a few sunny days this week with temperatures around 10 or 12 degrees centigrade. I have noticed the grass in the fields […]
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It has just passed 6 weeks since I sprayed the beds in the swede field for weeds using glyphosate and they are looking good. Another good job taking place is clearing back the whin bushes (Gorse) which were growing out into the field. My uncle used the Massey Ferguson 50B digger to clear them back,
On the 12th of January this year – just over 3 weeks ago- I sprayed the field I will be sowing swedes in with glyphosate. The temperature that day was around 5 degrees centigrade and it was dry and calm. I was glad to get the spray on because the weeds were beginning to get
This week we had snow on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th with temperatures dipping to around -3 degrees. On Friday night warmer temperatures along with some rain cleared most of the surrounding areas of snow, so on Saturday it appeared as though it had never snowed at all. The couple of days we had snow
Today I took advantage of the final day in a series of 4 or 5 dry days we had to apply the glyphosate to the weeds in the swede field. Not only was it a good dry day, but there was no wind whatsoever, and the temperature was 5 degrees centigrade all day. I have
Earlier this year I had sown swedes into this field but after the crop failed for various reasons, I rubbed them out and have left it tilled in beds for next year. I will spray the weeds with herbicide and sow it again in better conditions in spring 2024. Initially, I drilled the field using
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