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This UAV (drone) photo shows the extent of the damage due to necrosis and poor growth caused by a pest outbreak in Nick’s timothy crop.

Crop advisor casebook: Winter kill woes. Did this timothy crop suffer from the cold winter and cool, dry spring?

A Crop Advisor's Solution from the January 21, 2019 issue of Grainews

Following an abnormally cold winter and cool, dry spring, Nick thought his timothy crop was suffering from winter kill. Large, random areas within the field were exhibiting plant necrosis as well as poor and unusual growth and vigour. Nick — who farms about 6,000 acres of mixed cereals, pulses, oilseeds, alfalfa and timothy near Picture […] Read more