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In this month's issue Out and About ............................................................................................................................................5 Grain and Fertiliser Gossip – Graham Henderson ...................................................................7 Arable: Potatoes: Make PCN a priority ...................................................................................................8 Special feature: A Guide to Spring Weed Control ...................................................11-26 Adama spring crop protection briefing ............................................................................. 27 Potatoes: New blight forecasting system.......................................................................... 29 Fertiliser focus in delivering premium crops .................................................................. 30 Spring wheat out performs spring barley ........................................................................ 32 About People Has moved to the Classified ads section of the magazine next to ‘Recruitment’ Rural Advice .............................................................................................................................................. 34 Machinery: Suffolk farm sale ............................................................................................................................. 36 G&J Peck Ltd open days preview ........................................................................................... 40 Claas UK dealers in Horsch tie up .......................................................................................... 47 Ernest Doe Power open evening report............................................................................. 51 Suffolk farm makes the case for a Quadtrac .................................................................... 56 Newmarket Plant Hire Ltd celebrates 30 years of trading ....................................... 58 Christmas competitions: Answers and gallery ......................................................................... 62 Special features: Grain Handling, Drying & Storage ........................................................................................ 69 Spring Spraying .............................................................................................................................. 86 Sugar Beet Production – featuring Vervaet demo day .................................................. 96 Tyres & Tracks – including Power on the Land .................................................................106 Agricultural Contractors ..................................................................................................................116 Henry Brown’s Vintage Page ..........................................................................................................120 Classified ..................................................................................................................................................121 Recruitment ............................................................................................................................................176

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