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  1. Hutchinsons News

    Potato Grower Increases Worm Numbers with Cover Crops

    Potato Grower Increases Worm Numbers with Cover Crops A Shropshire grower is trying to limit the damaging effect of heavy cultivations for potato crops to his light soils through the use of cover crops. He has seen worm numbers increase since introducing the cover crops to his rotation...
  2. Hutchinsons News

    Future Farming in Practice at the Helix Project

    Future Farming in Practice at the Helix Project The requirement for growers to be more transparent and to justify their practices will only increase, requiring resource and a new management approach – that was the core message from Hutchinsons Managing Director Andrew McShane to a group of...
  3. KWS News

    KWS Kerrin proves an âeasy-to-manageâ choice

    KWS Kerrin proves an âeasy-to-manageâ choice 04.09.19 It has been a “better than initially feared” harvest for Cambridgeshire farm manager Chris Ascroft with quality and yields holding up well in winter wheat, spring barley and peas. “The rains in June came just in time for many of the crops...
  4. Gemini Slug Pellets News

    Latest Update

    Latest Update The good weather over the bank holiday weekend has been a relief to farmers across the country, allowing combining to continue uninterrupted by rain. The break in the wet weather has also allowed oilseed rape establishment to progress at pace, with farmers keen to get their...
  5. Corteva Updates

    Protecting your new leys

    Protecting your new leys Reseeding is an important part of grassland management, but youll gain the most benefit from your investment with effective weed control. Forager finds out more. Why is it important to control weeds in new leys? Reseeding is essential for maintaining productive...
  6. Corteva Updates

    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...
  7. Corteva Updates

    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...
  8. Corteva Updates

    Lumiposa offers oilseed rape establishment boost

    Lumiposa offers oilseed rape establishment boost As the UK’s oilseed rape growers make their winter variety choices, getting plants established as quickly as possible will be a clear objective. Every farm will have its own strategy but the goal for all will be to go into the winter with...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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