pesticides

  1. CHAPs News

    New UK-India project to tackle fall armyworm

    New UK-India project to tackle fall armyworm Smallholders in India will be able to trial a new monitoring tool to assist in the fight against prolific crop pest fall armyworm, thanks to a recently launched international agri-tech project. Although native to the Americas, fall armyworm...
  2. TFF

    Rodale Institute Launches Online Course for Regenerative Organic Consumers

    Rodale Institute Launches Online Course for Regenerative Organic Consumers On-demand, free course serves as an introduction to regenerative organic food, farming, and impact Rodale Institute, the global leader of regenerative organic agriculture, has launched “Being a Regenerative Consumer,” a...
  3. Bogweevil

    Beet neonics back

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/emergency-pesticide-authorisation-approved-to-protect-sugar-beet-if-specific-conditions-are-met Defra has today approved an emergency temporary authorisation for the use of a neonicotinoid pesticide treatment on the 2022 sugar beet crop in England only due to...
  4. TFF

    What Is Regenerative Agriculture? doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.577723

    What Is Regenerative Agriculture? A Review of Scholar and Practitioner Definitions Based on Processes and Outcomes Authors: Peter Newton, Nicole Civita, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, Katharine Bartel and Colleen Johns Regenerative agriculture is an alternative means of producing food that, its...
  5. CPM RSS

    Emergency authorisation granted for Cruiser SB

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Defra has approved an emergency temporary authorisation for the use of the neonicotinoid pesticide treatment, Cruiser SB, on the 2022 sugar beet crop in England for the control of virus yellows. Sugar beet crops have been severely affected by...
  6. TFF

    Drones in Insect Pest Management doi.org/10.3389/fagro.2021.640885

    One of the major components in precision agriculture is crop health monitoring, which includes irrigation, fertilization, pesticide sprays, and timely harvest of the crop. Further, the progressive change in growth and development is critical in crop monitoring and taking suitable decisions to...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Temporary emergency pesticide authorisation approved to protect sugar beet

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Defra has approved an emergency temporary authorisation for the use of a neonicotinoid pesticide treatment on the 2022 sugar beet crop due to the risk to the crop from yellows viruses. Emerging sugar beet seedlings are vulnerable to predation by aphids...
  8. Chris F

    There is no such thing as the wild in the UK?

    So much talk about re-wilding in the news. I've never liked the concept as its seems to be a dream in someone's head about what nature does when left to itself. But the wild - as in lets say 1,000 or 10,000 years ago, just does not exist any more in my opinion. There are 70 million people in...
  9. TFF

    How contradictory EU policies led to the development of a pest doi:10.1111/gcbb.12922

    How contradictory EU policies led to the development of a pest: the story of oilseed rape and the cabbage stem flea beetle Authors: Patricia Ortega-Ramos,Samantha M. Cook,Alice L. Mauchline Abstract Oilseed rape can be used to produce biodiesel which can substitute non-renewable fuels for...
  10. CPM RSS

    Integrated management – Putting IPM into practice

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF There has been plenty of lip service paid to integrated pest management over the years. CPM looks at what it means and how it’s being put in to practice by farmers in the UK. Sometimes the best thing you can do environmentally is use a plant...
  11. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sustainable-farming-incentive-how-the-scheme-will-work-in-2022), today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  12. TFF

    Farming for Change: Charting a course that works for all 2022-01-06

    Farming for Change: Charting a course that works for all introduces the latest research from IDDRI that shows that a transition to agroecology: Can reduce emissions by upwards of 70%. Supports species abundance across and beyond the farmed environment. Keeps food production at the core of land...
  13. TFF

    RB209 Section 1 Principles of nutrient management and fertiliser use

    The AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) offers best practice guidance on the application of fertilisers and organic materials to crops and grassland. Click the Download button to get the full report. About RB209 The AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) offers best practice guidance on the...
  14. Direct Driller Magazine

    A Sustainable South African Story

    Written by Justin Platt I was very fortunate to grow up on a farm in the beautiful Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. With no real agricultural experience to speak of, my father left the family printing business in the late 1950s and established us on 500 acres of farmland, a small fry...
  15. TFF

    Microbial Consortia Application for Enhancing Sustainable Agriculture: A Review Front. Microbiol., 21 December 2020

    Revisiting Plant–Microbe Interactions and Microbial Consortia Application for Enhancing Sustainable Agriculture: A Review Authors: Kanchan Vishwakarma, Nitin Kumar, Chitrakshi Shandilya, Swati Mohapatra, Sahil Bhayana and Ajit Varma The present scenario of agricultural sector is dependent...
  16. U

    A loaf of bread

    A study by Sheffield University has come out against a loaf of bread,reason = to produce it releases half a kilogramme of CO2.When will this wokeish crap end ??
  17. Direct Driller Magazine

    What Do You Read? Issue 15

    What do you read? If you are like us, then you don’t know where to start when it comes to other reading apart from farming magazines. However, there is so much information out there that can help us understand our businesses, farm better and understand the position of non-farmers. We have...
  18. TFF

    Understanding Phytomicrobiome: A Potential Reservoir for Better Crop Management 2021-12-30

    by Pankaj Bhatt ,†,Amit Verma ,*,†,Shulbhi Verma ,Md. Shahbaz Anwar ,Parteek Prasher ,Harish Mudila and Shaohua Chen* * Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed. † Both authors contributed equally to this manuscript. Abstract Recent crop production studies have aimed at an increase...
  19. Direct Driller Magazine

    John Deere - Future of Farming

    Changes in weather patterns are just one of many challenges farming is facing. John Deere is investing huge resources into solving these challenges. Three core technologies are shaping the future: Electrification, Automation to Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence Electrification...
  20. Direct Driller Magazine

    Industrial Hemp - Understanding the Opportunity for UK farmers

    This article was “Written by Camilla Hayselden-Ashby, Nuffield Scholar 2021 Hemp, Cannabis with a low level of the psychoactive compound THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), has seen a global upsurge in interest in the last decade. This has been driven by the growing popularity of CBD as a food...
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