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  1. D

    New agronomist recommendation

    Lookin for new agronomist for combinable crops in north Warwickshire. I’m not overly happy with the one at the moment. Any suggestions appreciated.
  2. PSQ

    Univoq / Iconiq drip stop issues?

    Anyone having issues with drip stop valve rubbers failing when spraying Corteva’s Univoq, Iconiq or similar? Seems to a bit of an issue among sprayer drivers having widespread DSV failure on FB.
  3. News

    Rapid disease testing saves farmer £1,600 on Septoria treatment.

    Spring Septoria pressures in wheat are reported to be high to medium across much of the UK thanks to proven rapid disease testing that’s helping agronomists and farmers to manage disease risk with accurate data at their disposal. And one farmer has saved £1,600 on Septoria fungicides from a £70...
  4. JMTHORNLEY

    Liquid N advice please

    Good morning all, I have only ever used prilled N so liquid is a new one for me... Been offered some Quantum N + C300 18.4%w/w (20%w/v) Nitrogen I've no idea what it is other than 18% N what's the C300 is it a root stimulant and is it any good? The price seems awful cheap for what it is and...
  5. glow worm

    Vine bbc 12 to 2 today

    I hope somebody more eloquent and with more time than me will respond to the bit he's going to do about farmers being being able to spread FYM again on the land. Pretty clear even in the intro more farmer bashing coming up with not 100% true facts.
  6. Steevo

    Solid urea use restricted and to be regulated by Red Tractor

    Looks like the NFU have done a right number on arable farmers. https://www.nfuonline.com/updates-and-information/nfu-submits-response-to-defra-urea-fertiliser-consultation/?utm_source=b310322&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=bulletin Use of solid urea is now due to be regulated by Red Tractor...
  7. CPM RSS

    AICC conference – Making sense of sustainability

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF There’s a lot of talk about carbon farming but what’s it really all about? CPM attended the AICC conference earlier this year to try and find out. Work with someone in the same county rather than someone the other side of the world. By Rob Jones...
  8. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sustainable-farming-incentive-how-the-scheme-will-work-in-2022), today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  9. Direct Driller Magazine

    Nuffield Catch Up – Mark Dewes

    Nuffield Catch Up – Mark Dewes Mark is a farmer and agronomist from Withybrook in Warwickshire. After starting with ADAS in 1996 and working with NIABTAG, AICC and Agrii he was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship to evaluate the role agronomists play in stewarding pesticide use. Think of...
  10. Health and Safety Exec

    Guidance on the requirements of the Plant Protection Products 2012 No. 1657

    The Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012 (PDF) (S.I.2012/1657), ("the Regulations") came into force on 18 July 2012 and transpose the Sustainable Use Directive, 2009/128/EC, ("the Directive") in relation to the use of pesticides that are plant protection products (PPPs)...
  11. S J H

    Who's joining me?

    Just had the red tractor inspection, I sadly haven't passed so won't be able to sell stock at the premium. I failed on health plan, health and safety plan, haven't got a needle certificate and when the dog was wormed. The whole thing has become an utter joke. BVD testing is recommended now, so...
  12. N

    Liquid fert Advice- Liquisafe and Efficient N28

    Our agronomist only ordered 54t of liquid Fert 26 5 instead of 75t we asked them to order back in September. 21t short! which has now doubled in price. In order to sort the requirements out for this cropping year they have proposed using Liquisafe and Efficient N28 to plug the shortfall of 21t...
  13. Direct Driller Magazine

    Nuffield Catch Up – Mark Dewes

    Nuffield Catch Up – Mark Dewes Mark is a farmer and agronomist from Withybrook in Warwickshire. After starting with ADAS in 1996 and working with NIABTAG, AICC and Agrii he was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship to evaluate the role agronomists play in stewarding pesticide use. Think of...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    SRUC tops Young University Rankings in Scotland

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been named best in Scotland in this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings. Scoring the world’s best universities which are 50 years old or younger, the rankings also list SRUC as sixth best in...
  15. Cab-over Pete

    How Much Ground Do Agronomists Cover?

    Aye up, Just wondering after 2-3 similar conversations with customers over the last couple of weeks. One of them has an agronomist that looks after around 6000 acres and told him there is no way anybody could look after more and do it properly, but another says his agronomist looks after...
  16. CPM RSS

    SpotCheck 2020-21 results demonstrate prevalence of light leaf spot across UK

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham The majority of oilseed rape-growing counties across the UK recorded positive results for light leaf spot disease in leaf samples sent to Bayer’s SpotCheck service from October 2020 to March 2021. Charlotte Cunningham reports. The wet conditions in the autumn and...
  17. CPM RSS

    Crop Doctor – Septoria low at T2

    Written by cpm As flag leaves begin to emerge across the country, Crop Doctor travels from west to east to assess disease progression or the lack of it. CPM joins the experts to explore the implications of the cool, wet May on fungicide programmes. The potential ‘googly’ this season may be...
  18. CPM RSS

    Cereal diseases – Thoughts on the season ahead

    Written by cpm Download PDF One of the main discussion points since the loss of chlorothalonil (CTL) has been how to shape fungicide programmes without it. CPM sits around the (virtual) table to gather some views. The quickest way to break new chemistry is to use it as a fire brigade treatment...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Cereals 2021 crop plots have wintered well ahead of planned show

    Written by William Kellett The crop plots at the Lincolnshire Cereals event site have wintered well and are going into spring in strong shape, according to the event agronomist and site manager. A key feature of Cereals, the crop plots present visitors with a chance to see the latest varieties...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    United voice and less hypocrisy key to vibrant UK grains sector

    Written by John Swire A common voice on future policy and eliminating the hypocrisy on grain standards will be key to a vibrant UK grains sector post-Brexit, according to NFU president Minette Batters. After four years of wrangling, the prospect of the UK crashing out the EU with no-deal was...
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