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TYRE TECHNOLOGY TO HELP REDUCE SOIL COMPACTION

Continental has released a range of new agricultural tyres to help reduce the impact of heavy machinery on the soil. The tyres contain two forms of new technology that Continental has applied to an agriculture tyre for the first time. The first is N-Flex Technology. This patent pending, heat-treated nylon sits beneath the rubber to […]

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COVER CROP CORNER: IT’S TIME TO DITCH DIXIE

Plant breeding improvements have given the industry better alternatives to industry standard cover crop varieties By Risa Demasi, Co-Founder Grassland Oregon When Dixie Crimson Clover was released in 1953, its trait for hard seeds filled a huge market need for a re-reseeding pasture legume. The ability it gave producers to easily add natural nitrogen and […]

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CLAMP DOWN ON CONSOLIDATION LOSSES AT SCOTGRASS

Thorough clamp consolidation is a vital step in making good silage. But it is also a step where the attention to detail needed to achieve it is often underestimated, says leading forage preservation and animal nutrition company, Volac, who is a partner of this year’s ScotGrass event (15 May 2019, SRUC Crichton Royal Farm, Glencaple Road, […]

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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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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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ADAMA OPENS NEW GLOBAL R&D CENTRE

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions has opened a global research and development complex in the Israeli town of Neot Hovav. The new complex will house over 100 researchers and chemists and provide state-of-the-art laboratory facilities which will enable the crop protection industry to work collaboratively with academic institutions to meet the future challenges of sustainable food production. […]

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Fullwood Packo Dairy Group announces acquisition of Dutch subsidiary

The Fullwood Packo Dairy Group has successfully acquired Mewitec BV: a Dutch organisation made up of seven dealers who import, retail, install and provide technical service support for Fullwood Packo smart milking and cooling solutions in The Netherlands. The deal, which makes Mewitec a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fullwood Packo, gives the Group a direct trading […]

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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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