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CURIOUS ABOUT VIRTUAL FENCING? VISIT GROUNDSWELL TO SPEAK TO FARMERS AND GRAZING EXPERTS USING NOFENCE GRAZING TECHNOLOGY

Livestock producers interested in learning about virtual fencing and how it can be used to improve their grazing systems have the opportunity to hear about the benefits of virtual fencing and speak to six different Nofence pilot farmers at Groundswell 2021 on the Nofence stand in Pasture Field C6.  “Technology advances have made their way […]

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BE PREPARED FOR CEREAL DISEASE SURGE AS WARM WEATHER HITS

Be prepared to head off late-season disease surges in cereal crops with the arrival of warmer weather after the wet May, growers are being urged. According to Mike Thornton, head of crop production for agronomy firm ProCam, rusts in wheat will need monitoring, with brown rust in particular thriving in hotter weather. But high rainfall […]

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NEW REGIONAL AGRONOMY MANAGER IN THE EAST

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions UK Ltd. has appointed Holly Pratt as the company’s Regional Agronomy Manager in the East. Holly joins ADAMA from Eurofins Agroscience where, for the last five years, she has worked as a trials agronomist at the company’s south eastern office. Prior to this Holly worked for Eurofins as a trials agronomist in […]

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IMPROVE OSR PROFITABILITY

Using fewer costly inputs by monitoring oilseed rape (OSR) with drone technology can improve profitability claims agricultural software developer Drone Ag. “OSR is a popular break crop that is often affected by pests or poor weather conditions, but with more data farmers can reduce the amount of time and inputs required in order to maximise […]

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CONTINENTAL LAUNCHES NEW LOADER TYRE

Continental has launched a new telehandler and skid-steer loader tyre. The CompactMaster AG tyre is the first to be designed with a new Turtle Shield tread layer and twisted steel belt. “This is a reinforced tyre with a hard shell and a more flexible steel wire construction to help prevent cuts and damage, whilst offering […]

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NORTH EAST CROP EXPERT WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

A North East crop researcher and trainee agronomist has scooped a prestigious award for her outstanding agronomy knowledge. Jodie Littleford, who is based in East Yorkshire and who works for agronomy firm ProCam, has been awarded the Barrie Orme Shield. This is presented just once a year to the most outstanding candidate passing the BASIS […]

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TYRE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE HARVEST EFFICIENCY

Checking combine harvester tyres ahead of, and during, a busy harvest is essential to increase operational efficiency, reduce tyre damage, and minimise soil compaction. Continental CombineMaster tyres can now be specified with ContiPressureCheck™, a new system that monitors the pressure and temperature of tyres to provide the operator with the necessary information to prevent tyre […]

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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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