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AGRICULTURAL TESTING GROWS WITH NEW ACQUISITION

Eurofins Agro Testing UK has announced the acquisition of independent contract testing laboratory Alliance Technical Laboratories (ATL) Ltd. The acquisition reflects the growing interest in materials testing on farms and the rise in data driven decision-making. This strategic move will help Eurofins Agro extend its range of services in the UK and meet huge growth […]

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CARBETAMIDE (CRAWLER) REVOCATION CONFIRMED

Oilseed rape growers have been dealt a blow following clarification from the CRD (Chemicals Regulation Division) that ADAMA’s carbetamide-based grass weed herbicide, CRAWLER®, will not be available for use beyond November 2022. Crawler (600g/kg carbetamide) has been a popular herbicide for the control of black-grass and other grass and broad-leaved weeds in oilseed rape for […]

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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.

CONTROL RATS IN 7 DAYS

BASF has launched Selontra®, a new rodenticide bait capable of controlling rodent infestations in just seven days. The bait features cholecalciferol, a new active with a different mode of action, which rodents have no known resistance to. “Selontra is a new chapter in rodent control. Cholecalciferol is fast acting and stops rodents feeding within 24 […]

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CONSIDER CUTTING GRASS FOR SILAGE EARLY

It may be worth considering cutting grass for silage early this spring, rather than leaving it for longer if you continue to have a lack of useful rain, says Ecosyl silage specialist, Peter Smith. But where rain has arrived, watch out for luxury uptake of unused nitrogen fertiliser into the crop before cutting, which could […]

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AGRONOMY FIRM STRENGTHENS TEAM FOR FARMER-FOCUSED RESEARCH

Leading agronomy firm ProCam has strengthened its UK technical team with the appointment of Rebecca Tunnicliffe as trials officer responsible for farmer-focused research. With four years’ experience in agricultural field trials, Rebecca, who is based near Pickering in Yorkshire, and who was raised on a mixed farm near Pickering, also has a degree in biology […]

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INCLUDE FOLPET AT T1 FOR ADDED SEPTORIA CONTROL, YIELD RESPONSE AND RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT BENEFITS

With the T1 window for wheat rapidly approaching, ADAMA is advising that, instead of relying solely on the use of single site active ingredients to control septoria, growers should also include folpet in their T1 treatments to provide added protection efficacy, yield response and resistance management. “Formulating a crop protection programme that encompasses a diverse […]

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STABILISER CATTLE COMPANY PROGRESSES UK BEEF INDUSTRY WITH FIRST GENOMIC ENHANCED EBVS

Beef producers can now rapidly accelerate genetic progress with access to the UK’s first genomic enhanced estimated breeding values (GEBVs) for all production traits for beef animals through Stabiliser Cattle Company. “Genomic technology is a game-changer for the beef industry, allowing producers to make data-backed decisions early on in an animal’s life for faster genetic […]

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UPDATES TO IMPROVE BALER PERFORMANCE AND BALE QUALITY

Technological updates announced by KUHN Farm Machinery in relation to its forage and straw baling equipment are all designed to improve control of product quality and/or operational efficiency. Humidity sensor to help achieve optimum dry matter KUHN’s VB variable chamber balers and VBP BalePack variable chamber baler-wrapper combinations are now available with the option of […]

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