BASIS and NRoSO Points Available Webinar - 11th June - Precision Farming Technologies - 16:45 to 17:30


Chaired by Hadyn Craig, Department of International Trade

This session explores the current and new technologies that might be available to assist arable farmers to target pests, diseases and weeds more efficiently.
  • Jonathan Gill, HAU: Hands Free Hectare is now a Hands Free 35-acre farm where automated machines are growing arable crops remotely without operators in the driving seat or agronomists on the ground
  • Sam Watson Jones, Small Robot Company, gives an insight on farmbots Tom, Dick and Harry which plant, feed and weed arable crops autonomously with minimal waste
  • Harry Coppin, Garfords looks at the benefits and practicalities of mechanical weeding in arable rotations
  • Nick Tillett, Tillett & Hague Technology, looks at the practicalities and benefits of spot spraying and band spraying
  • Brian Gorham, MagGrow talks about how magnetic spraying technology is enabling farmers to cut drift and make more precise spray applications

BASIS POINT AVAILABLE
NRoSO POINTS AVAILABLE (2 points)

Speakers

Hadyn Craig

Hadyn Craig, Agri-Business Specialist - Department for International Trade

Jonathan Gill

Jonathan Gill - Harper Adams University

Harry Coppin

Harry Coppin, Sales Manager - Garfords

Nick Tillett

Nick Tillett, Director - Tillett and Hague Technology Ltd

Brian Gorham

Brian Gorham, Head of Sales Support - MagGrow Crop Protection Systems

Sam Watson Jones

Sam Watson Jones, Co Founder - Small Robot Company
 

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Firefighters douse tractor ‘well alight in a field’

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Written by Agriland Team

Firefighters were called in to extinguish a tractor which was “well alight in a field” in Somerset, England, this week.

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, July 29, on Chilton Road, Chilton Polden, Bridgwater, in the English county, local firefighters confirmed.

In a brief report on the matter, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “Fire control received calls to a tractor on fire at Chilton Polden, Bridgwater.

“Fire control sent two fire engines from Bridgwater, one fire engine from Street and one water bowser from Yeovil.

Once the crew got in attendance the officer in charge confirmed one tractor well alight in a field...
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