cover crops

  1. KUHN Farm Machinery (UK)

    KUHN TILLER DEVELOPED FOR COVER CROP INCORPORATION

    KUHN TILLER DEVELOPED FOR COVER CROP INCORPORATION KUHN Farm Machinery has launched a shallow soil cultivator designed specifically for the mechanical breakdown and incorporation into soils of cover crops, other plant residues and organic manures. The EL Biomulch is a development within KUHN’s...
  2. CHAPs News

    Innovation to overcome regen ag challenges

    Innovation to overcome regen ag challenges ON-FARM challenges faced when transitioning to regenerative agriculture, and how to overcome them, were explored during a recent webinar hosted by agri-tech innovation centre, CHAP. Welcoming more than 100 farmers, agronomists, researchers and...
  3. Cope Seeds News

    Spring planting and seed shortages update

    Spring planting and seed shortages update Farmers needn’t be reminded of the wet autumn we experienced in 2019, and with seed shortages likely for spring planting, the good news is Cope Seeds is geared up to meet your organic spring seed orders. Hear the latest industry update from Gemma...
  4. QLF Agronomy News

    QLF Agronomy News

    QLF Agronomy News One farmer has cut his crop establishment costs by more than £100/ha, without compromising yield, by switching to a conservation agriculture crop establishment system which incorporates biological farming. Speaking at the recent QLF Agronomy Soil Event, Jake Freestone, farm...
  5. Cousins of Emneth News

    Cousins introduce Crop Check⢠Crimper Roller

    Cousins introduce Crop Check⢠Crimper Roller Cousins of Emneth have introduced a new crimper roller with helical blades to roll, break and bruise cover crops ahead of the drill. Rolled down in the direction of planting, the cover crop forms a dense weed suppressing mat on the soil surface...
  6. DSV News

    Expanding Wheat, Oilseed Rape & Maize Ranges from DSV

    Expanding Wheat, Oilseed Rape & Maize Ranges from DSV New varieties of wheat, oilseed rape and forage joined DSVs established portfolio of wheat, OSR and cover crops on their stand at CropTec 2018. Weve got an expanding maize portfolio with a DSV variety now available for most situations, says...
  7. Agrovista News

    Improve nutrient availability by feeding soil microbes

    Improve nutrient availability by feeding soil microbes An internationally trialled liquid carbon product that feeds soil microbes is helping growers to support nutrient-hungry crops and improve the efficiency of applied fertilisers. L-CBF BOOST™ contains filtered cane molasses and nutrients...
  8. Agrovista News

    Cover crops. A practical farm example

    Cover crops. A practical farm example The need to restore soil health, control blackgrass and reduce exposure to oilseed rape has resulted in a complete rethink over cropping and rotation on a North Yorkshire farm. Twenty years ago half of the land at Stephen Tuer Farms was in grass for dairy...
  9. Agrovista News

    Cover crops improve spring drilling conditions

    Cover crops improve spring drilling conditions Early season trial results show the benefits that cover crops have on spring drilling conditions and overall soil health. The trial is part of Agrovista’s Project Lamport site – a replicated research project that investigates the impact of...
  10. Agrovista News

    IPM champions aim to inspire renewed enthusiasm

    IPM champions aim to inspire renewed enthusiasm Three agronomy experts from across the country are encouraging farmers and the wider industry to take a renewed approach when it comes to tackling Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Antony Wade, John Murrie and Ollie Johnson were recently...
  11. Agrovista News

    Agrovista ramps up soil studies at flagship trials site

    Agrovista ramps up soil studies at flagship trials site Agrovista has extended its Project Lamport flagship trials in Northamptonshire with an increasing focus on soil health to help growers overcome blackgrass and grow more profitable cereal crops Project Lamport was set up in 2013 to...
  12. Mzuri Ltd

    Dry Spring highlights clever drill design

    Dry Spring highlights clever drill design The Mzuri system is widely recognised as Europe’s principal one pass strip tillage system, unrivaled in cultivation, reconsolidation and seed placement accuracy. Ben Knight demonstrates why. As Mzuri's farm manager and knowledge exchange officer, I...
  13. Mzuri Ltd

    Donât compromise this spring says Mzuri

    Donât compromise this spring says Mzuri January 2020 Headed by farmer and engineer Martin Lole, Mzuri is a leading manufacturer of strip tillage seed drills that have been tried and tested on the company’s trial farm since its inception. Formally a conventionally managed farm heavily infested...
  14. CPM RSS

    Wireworm issues on the rise, warns Syngenta

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Wireworm is set to become more of a problem for potato growers, according to warnings from Syngenta. Speaking at this season’s Syngenta Potato Science Soil Pest webinar, Syngenta technical manager, Michael Tait pointed out any current monitoring...
  15. M

    Can we all carry on farming?

    Realistically with fertiliser prices still rising and my fuel supplier is saying Red diesel will just hit parity with white diesel very shortly, can we actually carry on? Just looking at our combine as it’s going to cost us £45,000 in fuel alone this coming harvest if Red diesel hits £1.50/l...
  16. Cope Seeds News

    Spring planting and seed shortages update

    Spring planting and seed shortages update Farmers needn’t be reminded of the wet autumn we experienced in 2019, and with seed shortages likely for spring planting, the good news is Cope Seeds is geared up to meet your organic spring seed orders. Hear the latest industry update from Gemma...
  17. QLF Agronomy News

    QLF Agronomy News

    QLF Agronomy News One farmer has cut his crop establishment costs by more than £100/ha, without compromising yield, by switching to a conservation agriculture crop establishment system which incorporates biological farming. Speaking at the recent QLF Agronomy Soil Event, Jake Freestone, farm...
  18. Cousins of Emneth News

    Cousins introduce Crop Check⢠Crimper Roller

    Cousins introduce Crop Check⢠Crimper Roller Cousins of Emneth have introduced a new crimper roller with helical blades to roll, break and bruise cover crops ahead of the drill. Rolled down in the direction of planting, the cover crop forms a dense weed suppressing mat on the soil surface...
  19. DSV News

    Expanding Wheat, Oilseed Rape & Maize Ranges from DSV

    Expanding Wheat, Oilseed Rape & Maize Ranges from DSV New varieties of wheat, oilseed rape and forage joined DSVs established portfolio of wheat, OSR and cover crops on their stand at CropTec 2018. Weve got an expanding maize portfolio with a DSV variety now available for most situations, says...
  20. Agrovista News

    Improve nutrient availability by feeding soil microbes

    Improve nutrient availability by feeding soil microbes An internationally trialled liquid carbon product that feeds soil microbes is helping growers to support nutrient-hungry crops and improve the efficiency of applied fertilisers. L-CBF BOOST™ contains filtered cane molasses and nutrients...
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