1. Agriland RSS

    Agri-tech Excellence Awards 2021: Shortlisted companies

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Eleven companies have been shortlisted for the 2021 Agri-tech Excellence Awards, with the winner due to be announced at Agri-EPI conference’s annual conference taking place on October 28. Supported by Marks & Spencer, Syngenta, Leyton, Barclays and...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Agri-EPI conference: how can tech support farmers’ goals?

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The role of agri-tech in the journey towards more economically and environmentally sustainable farming is the focus of Agri-EPI annual conference on 28 October. The free, online event will bring together farmers and the wider agri-food industry...
  3. JHT

    Chafer Grubs.. crows.. rooks.

    We are having terrible trouble with crows/rooks digging up the fields so I’ve had a dig as well and there are lots of Chafer Grubs in the soil. Looking around as I type this I can see well over 50 acres of land between me and my neighbour that’s been destroyed in the last 10 days. They started...
  4. david

    Southern Ireland has emergency approval for use of diquat to desiccate potatoes What are peoples thoughts on this ? Sounds like Syngenta have produced some Reglone for Ireland judging by the new PCS number for this season.
  5. W

    Who actually runs the Nfu?

    If the office holders are effectively part time on a reduced hour contract who is actually behind the scenes pulling the strings and making the decisions the office holder then publicly talk about?
  6. Agriland RSS

    From microbials to nanosatellites: Meet the 17 start-ups driving the agri-tech revolution

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland The inventors behind 17 agri-tech solutions will present their ground-breaking technologies at this year’s virtual World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. The featured start-ups have worked to tackle some of the biggest challenges in farming, with...
  7. R

    So who has started drilling ?

    Normally try and drill first ten days of October but last two years have been caught by heavy storms just after drilling that has gone on for months, thinking of going early this time, what's are others doing ?
  8. W

    AHDB and Red Tractor

    With the impending cereals vote and the fact they’ve recently lost the potato and horticulture one as well as actively promoting the con Red Tractor scheme which way will the cereals vote go? I’ll be voting to stop the levy as we need to claim back the money we are all forced to pay the Ponzi...
  9. CPM RSS

    Profits linked to sustainability

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF The results of new research show that while yields may suffer a knock under more sustainable farming systems, profitability isn’t adversely affected. CPM takes a closer look. There’s clear direction for a more sustainable farming system. By Lucy de...
  10. S

    Which hybrid WB next year?

    Which hybrid are you choosing? Are you changing?
  11. Syngenta UK

    Ryegrass controls stack up

    Learning from the successes of growers’ black-grass control programmes gives a raft of integrated cultural and herbicide strategies that can also be used to hit back at increasing ryegrass populations, advises Syngenta Technical Manager, Georgina Wood. “Key to that success is stacking up as...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Malting barley – Donegal’s best kept secret

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Malting barley production is helping to breathe new life into Donegal’s tillage sector with a total of 1,200ac due to be cut this year. Of even more significance is the fact that one third of this area has been dedicated to a single winter variety...
  13. WillB

    Strip till winter barley - hybrid v conventional

    First full year with a Claydon. Growing a small area of winter barley - conventional is our preference, however, does anybody have any experience with conventional v hybrid in a wide row scenario? Would the spring vigour of the hybrid help close up the rows for weed suppression? Or will the...
  14. Agriland RSS

    World Agri-Tech Summit announces start-up innovation challenge

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Entries are now open for the World Agri-Tech challenge for start-ups with innovative solutions to support sustainable agriculture. The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit has partnered with Syngenta to host a start-up Innovation Challenge, to spotlight...
  15. T C

    Revystar Experience

    We have used Revystar on Spring Barley at "paint brush" for ramularia and it is disappointing. We used Adexar type (old stock) as a T2 on wheat and I thought we had too much septoria. My independent agronomist brought some plants from a neighbour who had used Revystar (same variety) and it was...
  16. CPM RSS

    Insiders view – Insist on a barn-buster?

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF A new hard Group 4 offering from Syngenta looks to provide a table-topping option for those who are looking to fill their barns this autumn. CPM reviews SY Insitor. Having this inherent resistance also helps to give a little more flexibility. By...
  17. CPM RSS

    Syngenta launches virtual 360-degree variety tours

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Cereal growers who are not visiting variety plots in person ahead of this autumn’s planting decisions can experience a high-resolution alternative with a new, 360-degree virtual tour of its wheat and barley varieties, being launched by Syngenta...
  18. 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...
  19. CPM RSS

    Alternaria monitoring indicates application timing

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Results of last season’s Syngenta alternaria monitoring in potato crops has further reinforced the pattern of earliest infection from A. alternata, with A. solani typically coming into crops later in the season. Charlotte Cunningham reports. The...
  20. CPM RSS

    Pipeline fungicide – First glimpse of Adepidyn

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine After a very long wait, new cereal fungicides and now coming along like London buses. CPM takes a look at the pipeline molecule from Syngenta, which is being hailed as a third-generation SDHI. Adepidyn delivered an extra 1.2 t/ha compared with a range of other...