1. Clive

    No fungicide 2021

    nearly may and yet to use a fungicide, crops spotless clean cold, dry - could this be the first year we don’t use this group of chemicals at all ? rain could change things yet but it will need to be significant now to rebalance smd’s anyone else not applied a fungicide to wheat or barley...
  2. Chae1


    What are people's views/experiences of using biostimulants as a replacement for fungicides? Particularly Scyon. I questioned the inclusion of it from agronomist today and said it would replace ctl.
  3. CPM RSS

    Innovation Insight – Time to put the yield on?

    Written by cpm Download PDF There’s a new biostimulant on the market that does quite a different job from the rest. CPM explores the science behind it. No other biostimulant mimics what this does. By Tom Allen-Stevens In a very crowded market of new biostimulants, there’s one available this...
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    Biostimulants – Metabolites hold the key

    Written by cpm Download PDF Biostimulants have been used on crops for decades but the mechanisms they employ are only just beginning to be understood. CPM finds out how studying metabolites is helping elucidate biostimulant modes of action – a knowledge which could make them a precision tool in...
  5. Nufarm News

    Nufarm bundles biological expertise under the NuBio umbrella brand

    Nufarm bundles biological expertise under the NuBio umbrella brand Duesseldorf, 09 March 2021 – Australian crop protection expert Nufarm has been offering biological solutions for almost 20 years. To provide customers with better guidance in their purchasing decisions, the company is now...
  6. Corteva Updates

    Corteva Agriscience Selects Dadelos Agrosolutions for Global Commercialisation of Biostimulants

    Corteva Agriscience Selects Dadelos Agrosolutions for Global Commercialisation of Biostimulants WILMINGTON, Del. – Feb. 11, 2021 – Corteva Agriscience and Dadelos Agrosolutions, S.L., an affiliate of Ajinomoto Co., Inc., announced today an agreement to develop, validate and commercialise...
  7. Hutchinsons News

    Understand biostimulants for best results this spring

    Understand biostimulants for best results this spring There are often mixed views about the value of biostimulants to arable crops, but work by leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons shows they can benefit wheat yields if the correct product is applied at the optimum time. Trials over several...
  8. Bob1994

    Bio-fungicides at T0

    Been recommended the use of iodus (Laminarin active) at T0 for septoria protection based in south west so high disease pressure. Are many others planning on using these bio-fungicides at T0 to replace CTL, with folpet not looking like a cost effective choice. Dont see these bio-fungicides...
  9. O

    Spraying silicone on crops

    Does adding silicon to your spray Ts help the crop to stand up . Interested to here your views . Thanks
  10. Direct Driller Magazine

    Biology up, costs down the value of managing soils

    Written by Natallia Gulbis BSc(Hons), MSc, Technical and Arable Farming Lead, PlantWorks Ltd Let’s get straight to it and ask a simple question: ‘Is there a monetary return to be had from managing the biology of your soil?’ With every major agronomy company now having expanding soils programs...
  11. CPM RSS

    BioScience insider – Primed for defence

    Written by cpm Innate defences against disease come at a hefty price to the plants themselves. CPM finds out how a novel biostimulant mitigates this cost using plant metabolites to prime plant defences and nutrients to sustain them. Like most things in nature, optimal metabolic function is all...
  12. Wynnstay

    A Novel Approach to Crop Nutrition and Biostimulation

    The timing of nutritional inputs to the maize crop is usually early in the season, either applied to the seedbed pre-drilling or early post-emergence up to the 4- 6 leaf stage. Nitrogen (N), phosphate (P) & potash (K) and foliar applications of micronutrients are important at this early timing...
  13. 7610 super q

    TFF top 10 cliche chart....

    Still at number one after 5 years.... " Chip on your shoulder " New entry at number 2...... " Echo chamber " Non mover at number 3....... " Why is this in Agricultural Matters " Number 4....... " Throwing toys out of the pram " At number...
  14. J

    Timac Agro

    Anyone had any experience with Timac. Had a rep come round the other day. Tried to continue conversation as it was a rainy day but they didn't know much about the products or any data to hand on results and ROI? The theory is good but seem a little expensive. anyone used it?
  15. CPM RSS

    Pushing performance – Varietal differences revealed

    Written by cpm It’s no secret the industry is still learning about how to get the best out of biostimulants. CPM interrogates the latest data from trials carried out by NIAB to find out more about the responsiveness of different wheat varieties to Bridgeway application. Amino acid pathways are...
  16. CPM RSS

    Tech Talk – Fertiliser, biostimulant or fungicide?

    Written by cpm Understanding phosphites Unium Bioscience is at the forefront of phosphite research and formulation technology. Our aim is to inform so that growers can make educated and data-backed product choices which will provide the most cost-effective results. Understanding the many faces...
  17. CHAPs News

    Farmers wanted for battle against CSFB

    Farmers wanted for battle against CSFB A project to develop a biopesticide for Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle is looking to recruit farmers to help shape the eventual outcomes. Funded by a grant from Innovate UK[1], Agri-Tech centre Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) is working in collaboration with...
  18. Chris F

    New Crop Protection products

    As part of Farm Compare, it has a basic lookup for crop protection products to allow you to lookup products and find equivalents. We get this data from the HSE. What I didn't realise is how fast this data changes. over the past 17 months we have been monitoring the list, there have been 346...
  19. CPM RSS

    Real Results Pioneers – Trialled to be trusted

    Written by cpm For 30 years, a farm in Somerset has carried out on-farm trials to find dependable varieties and fungicide programmes. CPM visits to find the same approach is now being applied to decision support tools. When a genuine step-up in chemistry comes along, you see the difference in...
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    Agri-Intelligence update – Science sorts the magic from the mystery

    Written by cpm With dozens of new bio-solutions appearing on the market every year, how do growers evaluate which offer a credible return? CPM joins Agrii for a deep delve into the science behind them. We’re getting right back to the basic science to understand the fundamentals here. By Tom...