Win a VIP place at our weed control conference

We’re tackling black-grass together. We want to know what you do to control the black-grass on your farm and share your thoughts to help others. If you’re happy to share your top tips, you’ll be entered into a competition to find the best black-grass beating team In the UK and win a VIP place at our exclusive conference where you'll be one of the first to see the black-grass herbicide of the future.

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Let’s make black-grass disappear.

There’s no single element to weed control, but a combination of agronomic choices to improve the situation on farm. We’re touring the country in the black-grass battle bus, a hub packed with information about weed control. Have a look at the timeline below to see where we’ll be and when, you can also take a look at the summary of each event on the tour to see what happened. You can also use our black-grass calculator to see how much black-grass costs your farm. And by sharing your top tips, you could win a VIP place at our exclusive conference.

Bus timetable

Follow the black-grass battle bus, an advice hub touring the country that offers you the chance to speak to one of our experts about your on-farm situation. Click here to read about the events, register your interest and get directions.

04 June
13 June
14 June
19 June
20 June
21 June
25 June
26 June
27 June
28 June
02 July
03 July
04 July
10 July
04 June

Hardwick

NIAB TAG Black-grass Open Day

Event summary
13 June

Duxford

Duxford

Event summary
14 June

Duxford

Duxford

Event summary
19 June

Darlington

Low Walworth Farm Open Day

Event summary
20 June

Darlington

Low Walworth Farm Open Day

Please call 07887 822 325 for event details

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21 June

Cirencester

Manor Farm Open Day

Please call 07769 137 201 for event details

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25 June

Ropley

KWS & BWS Open Day

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26 June

Hurcott

Hurcott Farm Open Day

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27 June

Stonham

Real Results Open Day

Please call 07901 611 115 for event details

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28 June

Rawcliffe Bridge

Real Results Farmer Afternoon

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02 July

East Heslerton/Wold Farm

KWS & BASF Open Day

Please call 07767 850 986 for event details

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03 July

Stonham

Stonham Farmer Open Day

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04 July

East Heslerton/Wold Farm

KWS & BASF Open Day

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10 July

Old Weston/Huntingdon

Real Results Farmer Open Day

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The black-grass battle bus

We’ve created the black-grass battle bus, a dedicated advice centre backed by a team of experts that will be travelling across the UK to help with all your weed control queries and questions, listening to the challenges you’re having, and providing real-world advice to help.

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Black-grass calculator

Using yield loss figures from ADAS over a two year period, we've developed the black-grass calculator - a handy tool to give you a reality check on how much money your black-grass populations are costing.

£750
t/ha in lost revenue
Expected yield (t/ha)
Grain price (£/t)
Calculate

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Top tips

There are a number of things you can do to stop the spread of black-grass on your farm, so we’re providing tips and tools to help prevent the multiplication of these yield-robbing weeds.

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