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Award-winning ArableAware podcast returns for season two

ADAMA’s award-winning ArableAware podcast has returned with the launch of its second season of programmes which are aimed at providing UK arable growers with the latest crop protection news and advice. In show one of the new season, which is available to download now, ADAMA’s Fungicides and Herbicides Technical Specialists, Andy Bailey and David Roberts, […]

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Growers urged to check wheat

Be prepared to inspect wheat crops regularly to assess lodging and disease risks through March and April, a leading northern England agronomist is urging. According to Nigel Scott, regional technical manager for agronomy firm ProCam, winter wheat crops drilled early last autumn are showing forward growth and early signs of Septoria and yellow rust infections. […]

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New recruits expand forage specialist team

Forage crop specialist Field Options has expanded its team with the appointment of two new area managers, Rhys Owen and Nick Duggan. Rhys has taken on a business support and development role covering north Shropshire, Cheshire and north Wales. A Harper Adams University graduate, and BASIS and FACTS qualified, he has ten years’ experience in […]

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Nick Duggan has joined forage crop specialist Field Options and will cover south Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and east Powys.

Rhys expands forage specialist team

Forage crop specialist Field Options has expanded its team with the appointment of Rhys Owen, who has taken on a business support and development role covering north Shropshire, Cheshire and north Wales. A Harper Adams University graduate, and BASIS and FACTS qualified, Rhys has ten years’ experience in grassland management and a wide range of […]

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Rhys Owen has joined forage crop specialist Field Options and will cover north Shropshire, Cheshire and north Wales whilst continuing with his role as an agronomist with sister company County Crops.

Nick adds strength to forage specialist team

Forage crop specialist Field Options has expanded its team with the appointment of Nick Duggan, who takes on a business support and development role covering south Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and east Powys. A graduate of Harper Adams University, Nick has gained a wealth of relevant experience over the previous five years in technical […]

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Nick Duggan has joined forage crop specialist Field Options and will cover south Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and east Powys.

Herbicide reboot may be needed if spraying with hard water

Farmers destroying weed-infested stubbles or old grassland prior to planting spring crops, including maize, may need to boost the performance of glyphosate if farming in hard water areas following the ban on tallow amine formulations of the treatment, says Hall Charlton of leading agronomy firm, ProCam. According to agronomist Mr Charlton, crop destruction before planting […]

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Using hard water for spraying can compromise the performance of some herbicides, says Hall Charlton of ProCam

Topcon X25 and X35 acheive official ISOBUS certification

LH Agro, Topcon’s preferred UK dealer for its range of precision agriculture systems, is pleased to announce that the Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) has officially certified the Topcon X35 and X25 consoles for a key range of ISOBUS functions. In compliance with the relevant AEF ISOBUS Guidelines (including corresponding parts ISO-11783 standards) the X35 […]

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Topcon’s X35 (left) and X25 (right) consoles have been certified for a range of ISOBUS functions.

Cover Crop Corner: Using legumes to reduce nitrogen fertilizer costs

Nitrogen fixing legumes can save $37 per acre on fertilizer costs    By Risa Demasi, Co-Founder Grassland Oregon You know the saying, “there’s more than one way to skin a cat?” This holds true when it comes to running a profitable crop or grazing system (which hopefully doesn’t involve skinning cats). An initial first reaction […]

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Rhizobia bacteria in root nodules pull in nitrogen from the atmosphere as nutrient resource for plant growth. Root nodules also release nitrogen into soil, providing succeeding crops with nutrition.

Online spring crop protection resource launched

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions UK has launched an online precision crop protection resource to provide arable growers with up-to-date advice on how best to protect barley and wheat crops from key disease threats this spring. The new Precision Crop Protection knowledge hub will provide a wealth of useful information, all of which has been designed to […]

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ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd, formerly known as Makhteshim Agan Industries, established for nearly 70 years, is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of crop protection solutions and the leading off-patent provider.