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In this month's issue Out and About .................................................................................................................................5 Grain and Fertiliser Gossip – Graham Henderson .........................................................7 Arable: BBRO summer open day .....................................................................................................8 Early use of OSR herbicides essential ....................................................................... 12 OSR varieties .......................................................................................................................... 16 Not just a any old glyphosate ....................................................................................... 18 Top tips on Avadex application.................................................................................... 20 ProCam event highlights efficient crop establishment .................................. 22 Yellow rust focus at Agrii Northern Crop Technology Centre ...................... 24 Arable news ............................................................................................................................ 26 Black-grass control with spring barley .................................................................... 28 About People ................................................................................................................................ 30 Machinery: Latest launch from Lemken............................................................................................ 32 Deutz-Fahr updates its 6- and 7-series tractors .................................................. 39 Forage specialist hosts Hungarian new product event .................................. 46 South east dealer opens state-of-the-art workshop ........................................ 55 Wiltshire farm sale .............................................................................................................. 58 Special features: Muck & Slurry......................................................................................................................... 73 Trailers – including Power on the Land ....................................................................... 81 Ploughs & Land Presses.................................................................................................... 89 Agricultural Contractors ......................................................................................................... 95 Henry Brown’s Vintage Page ...............................................................................................100 Classified .......................................................................................................................................101 Recruitment .................................................................................................................................153

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