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  1. Agrovista News

    Scheme means growers donât pay for failed OSR

    Scheme means growers donât pay for failed OSR Oilseed rape growers taking part in a risk mitigation scheme now have even further support, thanks to the launch of a new incentive from Agrovista. Running for the second year, the KWS Oilseed Establishment Partnership (OEP) sees growers pay for...
  2. Hutchinsons News

    Managing Nitrogen with a Realistic Eye on Yield Potential

    Managing Nitrogen with a Realistic Eye on Yield Potential With Nitrogen prices at an all-time high, it is more important than ever that growers realistically evaluate the true yield potential of their crops. Chris Hoskins, Hutchinsons Digital Farming Manager for the South, shares his views on...
  3. Hutchinsons News

    Starter fertiliser could give OSR a reprieve

    Starter fertiliser could give OSR a reprieve Cabbage stem flea beetle pressure has been the final straw that has forced many growers to drop oilseed rape from their rotation, but the crop could get a reprieve on one Lincolnshire farm thanks to the use of starter fertiliser this autumn...
  4. Hutchinsons News

    Top OSR varieties on deferred payment offer from Hutchinsons

    Top OSR varieties on deferred payment offer from Hutchinsons Crop production specialists Hutchinsons are offering growers the opportunity to defer payment on seed purchased before 31 March 2020 for leading oilseed rape varieties LG Aurelia and Acacia. “Seed for these varieties purchased...
  5. Hutchinsons News

    Increasing Yield with Orchard Design

    Increasing Yield with Orchard Design Given that profit margins are tight and labour is in short supply, a “robot ready” orchard that yields almost twice as much Class I fruit and can be mechanically harvested would probably be a dream come true for the UK’s top fruit growers. Happily, crop...
  6. KWS News

    Variety choice decides agronomy spend

    Variety choice decides agronomy spend 03.09.19 After what has been a difficult year, the importance growers attach to a variety’s disease resistance is likely to increase even further. For many, the ability of a variety to resist disease has overtaken yield as the deciding factor when...
  7. KWS News

    Barrel and Jackal: still the two best soft wheats for the north

    Barrel and Jackal: still the two best soft wheats for the north 03.09.19 Scotland’s growers will be familiar with the winter wheat varieties KWS Barrel and KWS Jackal. As the two highest-yielding soft wheats for the north (based on complete data) growers were quick to spot their suitability...
  8. Corteva Updates

    Recognition for maize dent hybrids bred for UK climate

    Recognition for maize dent hybrids bred for UK climate The benefits of new generation dent type maize hybrids are being recognised in a specific Pioneer brand. Pioneer dent hybrids containing a high level of available starch and silage yield gain the new M3 branding. For farmers, these...
  9. Corteva Updates

    Safeguarding milk production through choice of maize variety

    Safeguarding milk production through choice of maize variety With research showing every 1% reduction in faecal starch can produce an extra 0.35 litres milk/cow, finding a way to use maize starch more efficiently makes good business sense. Nearly all maize grown in the UK is the flint type...
  10. Corteva Updates

    Innovation key for future of UK agriculture, reflects Cortevaâs retiring UK & Ireland Country Leader

    Innovation key for future of UK agriculture, reflects Cortevaâs retiring UK & Ireland Country Leader The need for innovation will be key for the continued success of UK agriculture, Corteva Agrisciences Adrian Gough has said ahead of his retirement in March. Corteva Agriscience announced in...
  11. Corteva Updates

    Latest results show very high yield potential for latest Pioneer maize variety

    Latest results show very high yield potential for latest Pioneer maize variety The 2020 results from the annual Pioneer Accurate Crop Testing System (PACTS®) trials show Pioneers newest hybrid, P7948, offers farmers impressive yields for both livestock forage and biogas production. For...
  12. Corteva Updates

    Attention to detail fundamental to growing maize well

    Attention to detail fundamental to growing maize well Maize is not the easiest crop to grow well in our temperate and unpredictable climate. But the popularity of this high-yielding crop has increased in recent times with advances in plant breeding supporting the needs of dairy farmers all...
  13. Corteva Updates

    â2020, a harvest to forgetâ: Nick Down is making big changes to his operation

    â2020, a harvest to forgetâ: Nick Down is making big changes to his operation Harvest 2020 may not have been easy, but we’re ploughing (not literally) ahead with plans for the future at Yattendon Estate. Our 100ha of winter linseed just scraped 2t/ha thanks to the wet autumn and winter...
  14. Corteva Updates

    Attention to detail delivers high quality maize silage

    Attention to detail delivers high quality maize silage Peter Clayton has two herds of 320 all-year-round calving cows, situated 30 miles apart, with one at Larkton Hall, near Malpas, Cheshire. The business is run in partnership with his father Richard, mother Jane and wife Anne. The emphasis...
  15. Corteva Updates

    Yield-topping PT279CL is leading Clearfield variety again

    Yield-topping PT279CL is leading Clearfield variety again Pioneer’s PT279CL winter oilseed rape has proven to be the highest yielding Clearfield® variety in independent AHDB Recommended List trails for the second year running. Provisional harvest data shows that the variety has returned a...
  16. Corteva Updates

    The first and only UK recommended Clearfield OSR

    The first and only UK recommended Clearfield OSR The UK’s oilseed rape growers have been through a number of significant challenges in recent seasons. Weather, pest and weed pressure have all played their part in frustrating farmers’ ability to grow consistent, profitable crops. But...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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