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  1. TFF

    TerraMap Gold- a new and unrivalled insight into soils 2022-08-03

    It combines the most comprehensive soil analysis with the most accurate soil mapping, and will be launched at the Groundswell Event in June. “TerraMap Gold is a premium service of TerraMap that will interest growers who want an even better understanding of why the soil behaves like it does and...
  2. TFF

    New Omnia Carbon Cost Of Production Tool Launched 2022-07-28

    It’s clearly understood that improved farm productivity is good for business and more recently, for carbon ... But the challenge has always been how to measure the cost of producing a particular crop with regards to carbon. Hutchinsons new Omnia Carbon cost of production tool has been designed...
  3. TFF

    The world has a big fertiliser problem. Here’s how to fix it 2022-07-20

    The world has a big fertiliser problem. Here’s how to fix it What was the most significant scientific breakthrough of the 20th century? You might say the invention of computers, the discovery of nuclear fusion or the DNA double helix. But one oft-overlooked technological breakthrough has...
  4. CPM RSS

    Patience required to stop soils slumping, warns Hutchinsons

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Over-cultivating seedbeds, or cultivating them too soon after harvest, risks damaging soil structure and impairing following crop establishment, warns Hutchinsons. Speaking at a recent open day at the firm’s Helix West demonstration farm in...
  5. TFF

    Agroecology On A Farm Scale

    A whole farm approach to Agroecological farming practices is the premise of the Helix Agroecology Farm hosted by Harry Heath of Whitley Manor Farm, Newport, Shropshire ... As an industry we are still not in a position to be able to clearly define the benefits of many of the practices or...
  6. X

    About the Garden Snails and large brown snail.

    This warm damp morning my garden is covered in large brown garden snails around 25mm across. They may be Cornu aspersum. Are these introduced invasive species? My childhood memory of 50-60 years ago is of a much smaller snail around 15mm max across and much more varied in colour. What is the...
  7. W

    Garden Snails and large brown snail.

    This warn damp morning my garden is covered in large brown garden snails which are around 25mm across. They may be Cornu aspersum. Are these an introduced invasive species? My childhood memory of 50-60 years ago is of a much smaller snail around 15mm max across and much more varied in colour...
  8. CPM RSS

    The agroecology mindset

    Written by Tom Allen-Stevens from CPM Magazine Download PDF Hutchinsons has launched a new bespoke agroecology service for its farmer customers, linked to its Helix innovation network. CPM attends the launch at the Shropshire farm and asks what the term actually means. We want to farm in a...
  9. Bokey

    Wifes car diesel dpf filter

    I'm getting a car for the wife only for school run an short journey's should I steer clear of diesel with dpf filter an go petrol or am I being overly worried?
  10. Hutchinsons News

    Event showcases environmental options to âbridge the BPS gapâ

    Event showcases environmental options to âbridge the BPS gapâ The switch from direct support to environmentally-focussed payments presents massive challenges over coming years, but leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons is helping growers plan the best way forward to benefit from the opportunities...
  11. Hutchinsons News

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems Farm trials provide an excellent test-bed for the latest tools and technology in real-world situations, but often results can be considered in isolation, potentially overlooking the complex interactions across farming systems...
  12. Hutchinsons News

    Variable rate drilling more accessible than ever

    Variable rate drilling more accessible than ever Converting a standard land metered drill into a variable rate drill has never been easier or more affordable with the launch this spring of a new variable drill conversion kit, Omnia E-Seed. Developed by leading crop production specialists...
  13. Hutchinsons News

    TerraMap Carbon - the UKâs first Carbon Mapping Service now available

    TerraMap Carbon - the UKâs first Carbon Mapping Service now available Hutchinsons launches TerraMap Carbon the first ever carbon mapping service to provide the most accurate baseline measurement of both organic and active carbon in the soil and is now available to UK farmers. Despite growers...
  14. Hutchinsons News

    Hutchinsons Helix farm network continues to expand

    Hutchinsons Helix farm network continues to expand Hutchinsons is delighted to announce the addition of Hundayfield farm to its network of Helix regional demonstration farms. Owned by Nick and Liz Wilson, Hundayfield farm just outside York is the northern region Helix demonstration farm in...
  15. Hutchinsons News

    Using stewardship to improve sustainability and productivity

    Using stewardship to improve sustainability and productivity With environmental stewardship becoming a more important income source post-subsidy reform, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons is giving growers an insight into how features can be practically integrated into productive arable...
  16. Hutchinsons News

    Fieldwise LIVE brings national trials to your screen

    Fieldwise LIVE brings national trials to your screen For crop production specialists Hutchinsons, its business as usual. “Farming is not standing still because of the coronavirus and neither are we. We understand the importance of trials results on both a national and regional level to help...
  17. 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...
  18. Fendt News

    The large combine harvester range welcomes the Fendt IDEAL 10

    The large combine harvester range welcomes the Fendt IDEAL 10 First unveiled at Agritechnica 2019, the large combine harvester Fendt IDEAL 10 is now on test runs. With the Fendt IDEAL 10, Fendt offers a standard combine harvester that does not require conventional steering wheel control...
  19. Hutchinsons News

    Event showcases environmental options to âbridge the BPS gapâ

    Event showcases environmental options to âbridge the BPS gapâ The switch from direct support to environmentally-focussed payments presents massive challenges over coming years, but leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons is helping growers plan the best way forward to benefit from the opportunities...
  20. Hutchinsons News

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems Farm trials provide an excellent test-bed for the latest tools and technology in real-world situations, but often results can be considered in isolation, potentially overlooking the complex interactions across farming systems...
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