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  1. CPM RSS

    Frontier announces virtual tours of 3D Thinking trial sites

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine After its debut in 2020, Frontier Agriculture is once again inviting growers to join a virtual tour of one of its 3D Thinking variety trial sites. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Across the 15 new videos, seed business development manager, Jim...
  2. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Harvest 2022 gross margins – is rapeseed going to make a comeback?

    As 2021/22 harvest begins, many growers are making, or have already made, cropping decisions for 2022/23. In February, James produced the first gross margins calculations for harvest 2022. Today, we are releasing updated figures. With considerably more trade on the Nov-22 UK feed wheat and...
  3. CPM RSS

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning, says Hutchinsons

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine A “smarter” approach to crop rotation planning will help growers maximise productivity and deliver on the environmental goals of the new farm policy era, says Hutchinsons head of integrated crop management, David Howard. Charlotte Cunningham...
  4. CPM RSS

    Read Results Pioneers – The confidence to champion OSR

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Wilts grower Martin Smart has come back into on-farm oilseed rape trials, growing just Clearfield varieties. CPM visits to engage in some canopy-gazing. At the later timing it was vigour that made all the difference. By Tom Allen-Stevens Arriving at...
  5. Hutchinsons News

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning A “smarter” approach to crop rotation planning will help growers maximise productivity and deliver on the environmental goals of the new farm policy era, says Hutchinsons head of Integrated Crop Management, David Howard. The removal of direct...
  6. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    AHDB Planting Variety Survey confirms wheat area recovery

    Today marks the release of the Planting & Variety Survey. It is the only independent pre-harvest estimate of the area of cereals and oilseed rape intended for harvest in Great Britain. Improved 2020/21 autumn and winter planting conditions allowed GB grain areas to swing back to trend levels...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Positive diets for negative emissions in beef’s race to net zero

    Written by Lydia Turner from Farm Business Diet is at the heart of beef’s race to net zero, according to Dr Karen Beauchemin , a federal scientist in Canada and an international authority on Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from livestock farming. Seaweeds, fat from crushed oilseed rape and...
  8. Corteva Updates

    Corteva Oilseed Rape offer

    This year, we are running an exclusive offer for anyone who purchases our new Protector® Sclerotinia tolerant hybrid, PT303 and Belkar® herbicide for the 2021/22 growing season. Anyone taking part in the offer will be eligible for an One4All gift card valued at £303 if they make a purchase...
  9. CPM RSS

    Kent-based operator crowned FSOOTY 2021 winner

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine The acclaimed title of Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year 2021 has been awarded to Luke Haynes, of Kent-based Stevens Farm, near Cranbrook. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Presented at the Syngenta Sprays & Sprayers event in Lincolnshire last week...
  10. M

    Enhanced over wintered stubble

    Afternoon, has anyone used this option in css for an alternative to OSR or winter barley? The payment is reasonable and takes away the volatility of the 2 crops mentioned. Any thoughts pros and cons? thanks
  11. CPM RSS

    OSR – Early benefits outweigh risks

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Could the secret to growing OSR successfully be early drilling? CPM consults the authors of a new guide that brings together advice on the challenges, potential pitfalls and how to overcome them to make the most of the early-bird slot. Because you have so little...
  12. Arable Scotland

    Arable Scotland - Integrated Pest Management - Deriving the Benefits

    Arable Conversations - Integrated Pest Management - Deriving the Benefits – 1 – 2pm, Tuesday 29th June SRUC led Arable Conversation on ‘Integrated Pest Management - Deriving the Benefits’ Led by Fiona Burnett (SRUC). Panellists include: Caroline Drummond (LEAF), Andrew Moir (Arable Sector...
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    Imported grain higher standard than UK

    Received the following from a senior member within the grain trade today: "....a cargo of imported grain arriving in this country has more tests done on it, in a methodical and recorded way, than the equivalent domestic tonnes arriving by lorry from UK farmers to the same destination"...
  14. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Domestic premium for rapeseed in 2021/22?

    Oilseed rape (OSR) production in the UK in 2020 reached just 1.04Mt. This was the lowest production this century. As a result, we have imported 564.8Kt of OSR so far this season (July 20 – April 21). Over 75% of these imports have been from outside the EU, due to the tightness in the...
  15. CPM RSS

    SpotCheck 2020-21 results demonstrate prevalence of light leaf spot across UK

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham The majority of oilseed rape-growing counties across the UK recorded positive results for light leaf spot disease in leaf samples sent to Bayer’s SpotCheck service from October 2020 to March 2021. Charlotte Cunningham reports. The wet conditions in the autumn and...
  16. CPM RSS

    Events Showcase – Variety is the spice of life…

    Written by cpm Download PDF A 20m soil hole, over 125 crop plots and the latest research on biostimulants will all be on show for visitors to this year’s Cereals Event. CPM finds out more. Sustainability is clearly on the agenda. By Charlotte Cunningham While last year’s virtual crop plots gave...
  17. CPM RSS

    Insiders View – A new matrix…

    Written by cpm Though yield has often been a downfall of Clearfield varieties, a breakthrough in breeding means a new candidate from DSV looks like it could change the game for growers. CPM reviews DSV Matrix CL. Growers will no longer have to choose between taking advantage of Clearfield...
  18. CPM RSS

    Forward-thinking farmers – A crop you can rely on

    Written by cpm As oilseed rape hangs in the balance on many farms, one Suffolk arable business has a system, backed up with dependable genetics, that puts prospects firmly in its favour. CPM visits to glean some experience. The main aspect is that I have the confidence to continue with oilseed...
  19. CPM RSS

    Better buying, better selling – Little steps to a potential big profit

    Written by cpm Record values for oilseed rape this spring must provoke a bittersweet response for many growers. But doing the little things could make the crop a big earner on farm again. CPM seeks advice. I’m optimistic that we’ve seen the low mark in total area grown. By Mike Abram As oilseed...
  20. Agriland RSS

    NIAB Soil Hole to be demonstrated at Cereals

    Written by William Kellett Most farmers will dig a hole to assess their soil health, but it’s not often they get the chance to literally get below ground to assess the impact of different crops on soil structure. However, at this year’s Cereals Event (June 30 – July 1) in Lincolnshire, farmers...
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