establishment

  1. Dekalb News Feed

    Dekalb News

    Dekalb News In the final article in our series, DEKALB trials manager, Anders Christensen pulls together harvest data from the companys UK research network to assess how key varieties have performed where it matters. Wide performance variations reflect challenging season Ive been pleasantly...
  2. Cope Seeds News

    Cope Seeds adds Terravesta AthenaTM to its portfolio

    Cope Seeds adds Terravesta AthenaTM to its portfolio In an industry first, Cope Seeds and Grain is partnering with Miscanthus specialist, Terravesta, to market its rhizome hybrid Terravesta Athena. The new opportunity has been launched to help support the growing need to decarbonise the...
  3. Cope Seeds News

    New regenerative grass seed Estate Range launched

    New regenerative grass seed Estate Range launched A new regenerative Estate Range of grass seed has been launched to the market by Lincolnshire-based seed specialist Cope Seeds and Grain. Launched to complement integrated farming systems, the range will enable landowners to reduce input...
  4. Cope Seeds News

    Increase profitability with versatile spring barley variety

    Increase profitability with versatile spring barley variety In a competitive arable market, many mixed farmers are considering alternative cereal varieties offering not only strong untreated yields, but high yielding straw for bedding or forage. Evelina is a spring barley variety which is...
  5. Cope Seeds News

    Triticale solution for drought-prone light land

    Triticale solution for drought-prone light land Shropshire-based arable farmer, Matthew Williams, grows 30 hectares of Securo winter Triticale on his lighter land, where wheat, barley and OSR have struggled in the past. “We planted Securo Triticale in 2018 because I’d heard it puts down long...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. DSV News

    WHY HYBRIDS ARE KEY TO FUTURE UK OILSEED RAPE SUCCESS

    WHY HYBRIDS ARE KEY TO FUTURE UK OILSEED RAPE SUCCESS Hybrid oilseed rape originally made its mark in UK arable production through delivery of significantly improved vigour over conventional varieties, greater establishment reliability and higher yields. Although hybrid seed was often...
  9. DSV News

    Spring Oilseed Rape 2019

    Spring Oilseed Rape 2019 A rise in spring drilling is expected in 2019 as a direct result of the winter oilseed rape area dropping to around 580,000 ha. One effect of the prolonged dry conditions which made establishment even more challenging than normal. These warmer than normal conditions...
  10. Limagrain News

    Early decision on maize variety needs to be a priority

    Early decision on maize variety needs to be a priority Farmers should review when they order maize seed if they want to ensure they get the varieties they want and for the seed to be treated with the most widely used seed treatment. Tim Richmond, Maize Seed Manager for Limagrain believes a...
  11. Limagrain News

    Limagrain UK's MM succeeds at Charterhouse

    Limagrain UK's MM succeeds at Charterhouse Lee Marshallsay, grounds manager at Charterhouse in Surrey, has reported successful results after using a range of MM grass seed from Limagrain UK. Lee has been grounds manager at the prestigious Charterhouse for the last two and a half years. He...
  12. Limagrain News

    Maize - an opportunistic crop this year

    Maize - an opportunistic crop this year Maize on arable farms could be an attractive option this season for use as AD feedstock or for livestock feed. With livestock farmers looking to rebuild forage stocks, there will be increased interest in either growing maize on contract with a local...
  13. Limagrain News

    'Difficult' 2018 highlights importance of good spring barley establishment

    'Difficult' 2018 highlights importance of good spring barley establishment An extremely challenging spring barley season in 2018 has highlighted the importance of optimising crop establishment for achieving the highest yields. January was wetter than average for much of the UK and while...
  14. Limagrain News

    Selecting the correct maize variety has always been a major factor influencing crop success but proved even more so in the 2018 growing season

    Selecting the correct maize variety has always been a major factor influencing crop success but proved even more so in the 2018 growing season While most maize growers in 2018 achieved reasonable yields and good quality forage harvested early in near perfect conditions allowing early...
  15. Agrovista News

    Sartorialâs resilience powers it to top spot in wheat variety trial

    Sartorialâs resilience powers it to top spot in wheat variety trial Excellent establishment and impressive early vigour helped Sartorial winter wheat top the yield stakes in Agrovistas recently harvested variety trial at Kelso in the Scottish Borders. Sartorial achieved a treated yield of...
  16. Agrovista News

    Unlocking gypsumâs soil health benefits

    Unlocking gypsumâs soil health benefits Applying gypsum in liquid form could prove especially beneficial to help relieve soil compaction ahead of the autumn sowing programme. It’s been a tough season for soils. Many fields were drilled in less-than-ideal conditions, often after abandoned...
  17. Agrovista News

    Helping growers address soil health and crop establishment with new bioscience products

    Helping growers address soil health and crop establishment with new bioscience products Following the successful launch of Agrovista’s Innovation Range earlier this year, five new products have been added to help address the importance of soil health and crop establishment. Originally devised...
  18. 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...
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