1. CropTec

    Arable Weed Week is live!

    Arable Weed Week to shine a light on the future of sustainable weed management Through a series of live events, discussion and debate, Arable Weed Week will showcase the latest thinking and best practice on weed management in the context of the changing political and environmental agenda...
  2. Precision AG RSS

    AGCO Enters Into Targeted Spraying Technology Collaboration With Bosch, BASF Digital Farming and Raven

    Written by Matt Hopkins Targeted spraying technology can provide a significant reduction in herbicide use in growing crops and fallow ground, as well as night and day applications. The post AGCO Enters Into Targeted Spraying Technology Collaboration With Bosch, BASF Digital Farming and Raven...
  3. W

    Blackgrass chemical attack

    I know there’s another general BG thread but this is just a particular question about chemicals. Basically what are your ‘chemical’ approaches to BG. We aren’t doing a proper job so looking for ideas please.
  4. T

    Ally max rainfastness

    Got caught out spraying this morning when the rain came an hour early. I was spraying spring wheat with Ally Max SX, hurler (fluroxypyr) and some trace elements. Obviously the Ally was the main product I was worried about. Officially rainfastness is 2 hours. The leaves were dry and the sun was...
  5. teslacoils


    So, T2 has always been the big spend. Is this Revystar the complete dogs danglies? Because £45/ha gets me a lot of other chem.
  6. Agriland RSS

    Amazone, Bosche and BASF reduce herbicide use by 90% with new sprayer technology

    Written by Justin Roberts Amazone is trialling a new smart sprayer, which its claims can reduce herbicide use by up to 90% through the use of jointly developed software capable of sorting weed and crop plants for individual treatment. The digital system has been developed as part of a...
  7. Richard III

    BASF Selontra rat bait. Anyone tried it, or have a view on it? I don't think there are resistance issues to the usual anticoagulant baits on our farm yet, I'm more interested in if it is safer to raptors or not? TIA
  8. MX7

    European Countries Winter oilseed rape yield data sources?

    Out of interest, I have been trying to find historical , winter oilseed rape yield data from European countries , on the internet with out much success. Any suggestions how I might find the information would be useful? If any particular countries average rape yields are consistently above the UK...
  9. KW Alternative Feeds

    KW Feedcast Episode 5 - 30 March 2021

    James Butt-Evans and Matt Stearn look in to the minerals, urea and fats markets and how the pricing of these products is looking for the remainder of the year. Global market factors can affect the pricing in the UK; be that a boat stuck in the Suez canal, Biden’s green policy around biodiesel...
  10. CPM RSS

    Cereal disease control – Strategies for success

    Written by cpm Download PDF As growers grapple for cereal disease control solutions, CPM takes a look at some of the key issues and challenges highlighted in a recent CPM/BASF survey. A sustainable future depends on everything everyone can bring to the disease control party. By Charlotte...
  11. CPM RSS

    Spring agronomy – Lodging a war on flea beetle

    Written by cpm Download PDF As cabbage stem flea beetle continues to be a key concern for oilseed rape growers, ADAS discussed the relationship between the beetle and the risk of lodging at a recent webinar held in conjunction with BASF. CPM joined to find out more. It’s important to consider...
  12. czechmate

    Can anyone remind me of a brand of chlormoquat

    Please? I just want to read a label😊
  13. Haggis

    Mapping/Precision farming software

    I am currently using Gatekeeper for crop recording and mapping/precision farming. There seems to be a reasonable choice for the crop recording alternatives, however options for the mapping and precision farming side of things seem more limited. What are other people using to do mapping and...
  14. S

    OSR growth reg

    What’s the best, and what’s the best value for money. Never used one before, but gone back to drilling conventional at 12kg/ha in mid August.
  15. W


    Know it's miles early. What's he collectives thoughts now CTL has passed on. Is Iodus (Laminarin?) any use on Septoria and Mildew (plenty of peatground) or is it a case of Folpet with fingers firmly crossed? In the West so Septoria is the main target.
  16. CPM RSS

    OSR – Looking back to look forward

    Written by cpm Download PDF 2020 was an incredibly difficult year for OSR growers, which was largely blamed on cabbage stem flea beetle. However, new research indicates the causal factor may actually have been something quite different. CPM finds out more. Perhaps it could be worth persevering...
  17. Precision AG RSS

    Farmers to Access More Precise Weather Forecasts Via BASF, Salient Predictions Agreement

    Written by Matt Hopkins Long-range and seasonal weather forecasting data provided by Salient Predictions will be integrated into BASF Digital Farming’s agronomic decision engine. The post Farmers to Access More Precise Weather Forecasts Via BASF, Salient Predictions Agreement appeared first on...
  18. Farm Business RSS

    Surge in demand for graduates to commit to a career in fresh produce

    Written by Lydia Turner Graduates from across the UK (and disciplines) are being urged to apply for a fantastic kickstart to a career in the agri-food industry, starting this April. Due to a further surge in demand for trainees, Management Development Services (MDS) is calling for ambitious...
  19. O

    Disolved urea

    Dissolving ordinary urea ,say 5 to 7 kg in 200 Lt sprayed with crop spraying nozzles per htr would this burn from now to June possibly 5 times. Information greatley appreciated thanks
  20. Agriland RSS

    Digging for Innovation challenge prize winner announced

    Written by William Kellett This week saw the culmination of RAU’s Farm491 and BASF’s Challenge Prize ‘Digging for Innovation’. The challenge posed the question: “Can Productivity and Biodiversity CoExist?” and brought in a wide range of applicants from Europe and the UK. Following a...