establishment

  1. Corteva Updates

    First semi-dwarf variety to make Descriptive List could thrive in early planting slot

    First semi-dwarf variety to make Descriptive List could thrive in early planting slot The attributes of a new oilseed rape variety could make it the perfect fit for farmers who plan to switch to early drilling to improve autumn establishment. PX131 from Pioneer, the seed brand of Corteva...
  2. Corteva Updates

    New Pioneer Rapid React maize inoculant allows silage to be fed one week after harvest

    New Pioneer Rapid React maize inoculant allows silage to be fed one week after harvest Pioneer is launching a new, faster-acting inoculant for use on maize silage in time for the 2019 harvest. Pioneer Brand 11C33 Rapid React (RR) contains an additional patented strain of next-generation...
  3. Corteva Updates

    Product innovation ensures oilseed rape remains a vital break crop

    Product innovation ensures oilseed rape remains a vital break crop UK arable farmers know more about managing volatility than most. Unpredictable global weather patterns, currency fluctuations and ever-changing regulations are just three areas every farming business will either have benefited...
  4. Corteva Updates

    Corteva Agriscience marks new era with launch of OSR herbicide Belkar

    Corteva Agriscience marks new era with launch of OSR herbicide Belkar Corteva Agriscience today reinforced its position as a leader in UK crop protection and seed by launching a ground-breaking new oilseed rape herbicide at Cereals 2019. Corteva spun from DowDuPont on 1 June to create an...
  5. KUHN Farm Machinery (UK)

    JOURNEYâS END FOR PETE: THANK YOU AND AU REVOIR

    JOURNEYâS END FOR PETE: THANK YOU AND AU REVOIR For 45 of KUHN Farm Machinery’s 50 years supplying quality agricultural equipment throughout the UK, Peter Morris has been ever-present. When he joined to take responsibility for spare parts in 1976, he was KUHN’s fourth employee. The company...
  6. CHAPs News

    Crop Phenotyping & Soil Health: Bridging the gap between science & practice

    Crop Phenotyping & Soil Health: Bridging the gap between science & practice About this Event Understanding the interaction of crops and environments in crop-based agriculture is a crucial to improve crop development, productivity, quality and resilience to changing climate. Phenotyping...
  7. CHAPs News

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm Five years ago, when people started talking about Digital Farming and Big Data, most were not sure what this was or how it related to field base crop production. Since then, writes Keith Norman, the speed of technical...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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