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    Peter Waite set for Crop Protection Commercial Sales Manager

    Peter Waite set for Crop Protection Commercial Sales Manager Peter Waite will begin his new role as Crop Protection Commercial Sales Manager on 1 January as part of a number of changes taking place at Corteva Agriscience in 2021. Peter is well known across the farming industry and will hold...
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    Caroline McCartney to lead UK & Ireland field sales from January

    Caroline McCartney to lead UK & Ireland field sales from January Caroline McCartney will begin her new role as UK & Ireland Field Sales Manager on 1 January as Corteva Agriscience makes a number of new appointments in time for the new year. Caroline will hold responsibilities for overseeing...
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    Attention to detail fundamental to growing maize well

    Attention to detail fundamental to growing maize well Maize is not the easiest crop to grow well in our temperate and unpredictable climate. But the popularity of this high-yielding crop has increased in recent times with advances in plant breeding supporting the needs of dairy farmers all...
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    Resilient and Ready Programme Kicks Off Online

    Resilient and Ready Programme Kicks Off Online This week marked the formal launch of the Resilient and Ready Programme from Corteva Agriscience and LEAF, which aims to support four farmers on the path to becoming industry innovators and leaders. Nearly 100 participants joined the webinar...
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    Adopt good stewardship principles when tackling blackgrass in oilseed rape

    Adopt good stewardship principles when tackling blackgrass in oilseed rape Oilseed rape growers are being encouraged to follow water stewardship best practice as the key period for controlling blackgrass begins across the UK. The application window for AstroKerb® (propyzamide + aminopyralid)...
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    Leading Ag CEO Reveals COVID-19 Driven Need for Intensified Focus on Sustainable Agriculture

    Leading Ag CEO Reveals COVID-19 Driven Need for Intensified Focus on Sustainable Agriculture Corteva Agriscience’s CEO stresses agriculture’s positive climate impacts during FT summit Geneva, Switzerland, November 3, 2020 – Economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic requires the...
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    Optimise your timing of AstroKerb and Kerb with the Corteva Kerb Weather Data service

    Optimise your timing of AstroKerb and Kerb with the Corteva Kerb Weather Data service Download the Corteva Arable App by 10 November for a chance to win! Plan your propyzamide applications with the Kerb Weather Data service (KWD) from Corteva Agriscience. The 24/7 decision support system...
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    âA fresh start is what we all needâ Read how Resilient and Ready farmer Craig Grant has expanded his Aberdeenshire operation

    âA fresh start is what we all needâ Read how Resilient and Ready farmer Craig Grant has expanded his Aberdeenshire operation Just in case dealing with a global pandemic wasn’t challenging enough, we’ve had another plague hit our farm in the form of slugs. They’re intent on eating everything...
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    â2020, a harvest to forgetâ: Nick Down is making big changes to his operation

    â2020, a harvest to forgetâ: Nick Down is making big changes to his operation Harvest 2020 may not have been easy, but we’re ploughing (not literally) ahead with plans for the future at Yattendon Estate. Our 100ha of winter linseed just scraped 2t/ha thanks to the wet autumn and winter...
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    New leader for Corteva Agriscience UK & Ireland in 2021

    New leader for Corteva Agriscience UK & Ireland in 2021 Adrian Gough will retire to be replaced by William Corrigan Corteva Agriscience has announced that Crop Protection Sales Manager William Corrigan will be promoted to UK & Ireland Country Leader from 1 January 2021. William will...
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    Weather data at your fingertips to optimise timing of AstroKerb and Kerb

    Weather data at your fingertips to optimise timing of AstroKerb and Kerb Corteva Agriscience will be providing weather data by postcode on their website and on Farming Online, as they have done in the past, but now with greater ease of access through their popular Arable App. Designed for both...
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    "A mixed bag": Andy Bason reviews harvest and the Resilient & Ready programme

    "A mixed bag": Andy Bason reviews harvest and the Resilient & Ready programme I would describe 2020 harvest as ‘one to forget’. I’m sure farmers up and down the country will agree that conditions and results this year were less than ideal. But what else should we expect from a year that...
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    Attention to detail delivers high quality maize silage

    Attention to detail delivers high quality maize silage Peter Clayton has two herds of 320 all-year-round calving cows, situated 30 miles apart, with one at Larkton Hall, near Malpas, Cheshire. The business is run in partnership with his father Richard, mother Jane and wife Anne. The emphasis...
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    Cereal growers urged to follow tried and tested herbicide programmes this autumn

    Cereal growers urged to follow tried and tested herbicide programmes this autumn Corteva AgriscienceTM says farmers growing winter cereal crops should persevere with early-season herbicide programmes wherever possible as changeable weather hits much of the UK. The company says skipping a...
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    The benefits of crimped maize grain

    The benefits of crimped maize grain Our Forage Specialist for the northern regions, Beckie Cartwright, reviews crimped maize grain as a forage source. The autumn maize harvest is now well under way, and with potentially challenging weather conditions, it is important to consider all the...
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    John Sellars: This post-emergence herbicide window will be crucial for oilseed rape growers

    John Sellars: This post-emergence herbicide window will be crucial for oilseed rape growers A lot of arable farmers will be glad to see the back of the last growing season and will be looking forward to a fresh start. Every year we are reminded of how volatile the business of producing food...
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    Take advantage of autumn conditions to reseed pastures

    Take advantage of autumn conditions to reseed pastures Farmers who missed out reseeding fields in this year’s dry spring can still upgrade their pastures now by carrying out an autumn reseed. “New swards that mainly consist of perennial ryegrass can produce more than 3t DM/ha more grass...
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    Potato growers target clean finish to season as blight pressure resurfaces

    Potato growers target clean finish to season as blight pressure resurfaces Mixed weather patterns across many regions in the UK and Ireland is leading to localised outbreaks of late blight in potatoes. Main crop varieties are closing in on the burndown phase but much of the planted area...
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    Early drilled oilseed rape needs tailored herbicide programme

    Early drilled oilseed rape needs tailored herbicide programme Farmers who drilled oilseed rape in July and August without applying a pre-emergence herbicide will need a tailored approach to weed control this autumn. Corteva AgriscienceTM says earlier drilling is one strategy being employed on...
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    Yield-topping PT279CL is leading Clearfield variety again

    Yield-topping PT279CL is leading Clearfield variety again Pioneer’s PT279CL winter oilseed rape has proven to be the highest yielding Clearfield® variety in independent AHDB Recommended List trails for the second year running. Provisional harvest data shows that the variety has returned a...
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