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EiD COMPLIANCE ADVICE AT BEEF EXPO

With the use of Electronic Identification (EiD) ear tags set to become compulsory in all cattle in the future, Allflex will be attending this year’s Beef Expo event to offer its advice to beef farmers to ensure their tagging procedures are fully compliant when the new regulations take effect and to explain how the technology […]

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MAKE THE MOST OF SEASON’S WHEAT POTENTIAL

Keep winter wheat potential on track this season to make the most of decent grain prices and crop growth, says agronomy firm ProCam. As crops reach important input timings, latest figures from ProCam 4Cast, the company’s annual big data analysis of the impact of agronomy on crop output, revealed that even in the low disease […]

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Kuhn at ScotGrass 2019

KUHN will demonstrate its new belt merger grass windrower, the latest model in its variable round baler range, and its award-winning film binding technology amongst an array of equipment at ScotGrass 2019. MERGE MAXX 950 Aimed at large-scale grassland farms and contractors, the MERGE MAXX 950 uses two adjustable, variable width and bi-directional merger belts […]

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THE BRITISH FARMING AWARDS 2019 ARE NOW OPEN!

The search to find UK food and farming’s unsung heroes launches today as the British Farming Awards 2019 opens for entries. With the agricultural industry contributing more than £24 billion to the UK economy, the role of our British farmers, families and rural businesses has never been so paramount. Amid ongoing Brexit battles and daily […]

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De-stress barley for better Ramularia resilience, Scottish advisor says

Take steps to reduce stress in winter and spring barley crops to improve resilience to Ramularia infection, urges Alistair Gordon, regional technical manager in Scotland for leading agronomy firm ProCam. Although physiological stress that produces superficial brown spots on upper leaf surfaces of barley can cause some yield loss, he says the bigger issue is […]

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SHROPSHIRE TEAM SCALE LOCAL PEAKS FOR LINGEN DAVIS CANCER SUPPORT

The team from a Shropshire marketing business are scaling three iconic Shropshire peaks to raise money for charity. Agribusiness Communications (ABC) is raising money for local charity Lingen Davis Cancer Support. The team of nine will climb three of the highest peaks in Shropshire in just one day. Matt Mellor, founder and managing director of […]

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Top-rated perennial ryegrass joins the A20 squad

Germinal has updated its leading sports pitch seeding and renovation mixture, A20 Premier Ryesport, with the introduction of the UK’s top-rated perennial ryegrass cultivar, Europitch. Europitch (at 20% inclusion) joins the A20 team alongside Eurocordus (20%), Eurosport (20%) and Carnac (40%), giving users of the revised seed mixture access to three of the BSPB’s top […]

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SLURRY APPLICATION SYSTEM FOR MULTI-CUT SILAGE OPERATORS

A precision method of applying slurry to grassland has been developed by slurry management specialists Tramspread. Using a Joskin trailing shoe and disc injector coupled to a Tramspread umbilical kit, the Suffolk-based manufacturer has designed an application system that is capable of extremely accurate distribution of slurry without the need to constantly refill a tanker. […]

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MACHINERY INNOVATION DELIVERS EFFICIENCY AND FORAGE QUALITY

Significant opportunities to boost production from forage are possible through use of some of the more advanced grassland machinery technology available, according to speakers at an open event staged by Francis Bugler Ltd at its Beaminster depot. At the Dorset-based company’s ‘Quality Forage Solutions’ evening this week, visitors were invited to view a new belt […]

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