agronomists

  1. Simon Chiles

    Nitrogen fixing bacteria.

    With the recent escalation of Nitrogen prices it has occurred to me that growers are going to consider alternative sources of N. Having been involved with some initial work on N fixing bacteria I thought it might be useful to have a thread on here so that farmers can ask questions about some of...
  2. CPM RSS

    Maize trials – Trialing a route to better maize

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF The Hutchinsons maize trials in Cumbria are shedding new light on how to maximise the productivity of crops in more marginal maize-growing areas. CPM takes a look at the latest trials. Undersowing research is definitely still work in progress. By...
  3. MX7

    What does this job entail/

    I have just seen the attached in this weeks Farmers Weekly.:scratchhead:
  4. G

    Starting to get worried about the wet weather ?

    Here in my part of Yorkshire it is raining every day, im starting to get worried about getting drilled up this autumn again .Hows everyone else doing ?
  5. D

    Frontier haulage

    Is it just frontier that are hopeless for getting seed delivered and corn moved this year or are everyone else struggling? Farmers round here have resorted to going to fetch seed them selves and also been moving grain off farm in tractors and trailers as no lorries. we’re currently at the...
  6. Farmdeals

    Farmdeals Update

    We regularly discuss with farmers which features they would most like to see on our platform, and adding advisors who help manage the farm was seen as a must have. Nutritionists to agronomists to office staff: your people can now share your buying account and order history. The feature is...
  7. Farming Monthly National RSS

    Soil health and regenerative techniques to take centre stage in this year’s CropTec Show seminars

    Written by Administrator from Farming Monthly National With growers in the midst of a tumultuous time in British farming, this year’s CropTec Show seminar programme will examine the building blocks for a sustainable arable farming future. CropTec’s acclaimed seminar programme returns for 2021...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Soil health and regenerative techniques to take centre stage in this year’s CropTec Show seminars

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business With growers in the midst of a tumultuous time in British farming, this year’s CropTec Show seminar programme will examine the building blocks for a sustainable arable farming future. CropTec’s acclaimed seminar programme returns for 2021 with a focus...
  9. Agriland RSS

    BASIS to introduce new digital learning system

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland BASIS, an independent standard setting organisation within food production and land management, have developed their digital learning services further by updating the BASIS Classroom. The BASIS Classroom is a unique online learning platform which is...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Nestle unveils plans to reduce emissions and support farmer education

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Nestle is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system with the aim of protecting and restoring the environment, improving the livelihoods of farmers and enhancing the wellbeing of farming communities...
  11. Farm Business RSS

    BASIS Classroom moves to a new online learning platform

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business BASIS, an independent standard setting organisation within food production and land management, have developed their digital learning services further by updating the BASIS Classroom. The BASIS Classroom is a unique online learning platform which is...
  12. W

    Good Agri colleges

    My son would like to go Hartbury ag college as we’ve heard good things about it and he likes what he sees there, but he needs to have other options in case he can’t get in could any one recommend some good ones please.
  13. Panzer

    Glyphosate shortage

    Heard there is a shortage of glyphosate.
  14. Norfolk Hill Farmer

    Sowing late Stubble Turnips

    I know the latest date for sowing ST has been covered a few times on here so apologies. I have 40 acres available to me that we could possibly get in in the next day or two, if I uped the seed rate ,and made it come as thick as cress, would that compensate for the lack of growing time to make...
  15. CPM RSS

    Drones – The sky is no limit

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF The innovation pioneered by Drone Ag is pushing the capabilities of drone technology for farmers further than ever before. CPM travelled to Northumberland to see its latest developments in action. By operating in this way, we can offer farmers and...
  16. bobk

    Which feed variety for next season

    I'm confused , they're all much of a muchness , costello has been a regular performer , but you can't put all your eggs in one basket
  17. CPM RSS

    Agri-intelligence update – Bottom-up benchmarking

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF A long-established arable enterprise benchmarking scheme is proving its value in meeting today’s farm productivity and viability improvement challenges. CPM gets an exclusive insight. It’s the relative performance of individual crops on specific...
  18. BASIS Teresa

    BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection IPM

    These courses cover a wide range of topics including all aspects of agronomy and crop production, with a focus on IPM. They have been designed for agronomists, advisers, technical staff and other roles which involve the advice and supply of plant protection products. They are also extremely...
  19. BASIS Teresa

    Becoming an agronomist

    There are no specific entry requirements for a career in agronomy sector, however good general agricultural knowledge and some industry experience is considered most important. A-level qualifications, or equivalent, in the sciences is also advantageous. Certain employers may prefer individuals...
  20. tr250

    Csfb in turnips

    Apologies if this is wrong section but thought cropping would get a better response. I drilled some turnip/forage rape mix direct into sprayed off pasture. Made sure I told him the risks with csfb. Anyway got a phone call asking my advice on weather he should spray for csfb I told him it would...
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