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COVER CROP CORNER: INTERSEEDING COVER CROPS INTO CORN

Interseeding cover crops into corn is a great way to take advantage of forage and soil health potential. A soil science professor and commercial research farm manager give a beginner’s lesson on an advanced management technique. By GO SEED In traditional corn rotations, overwintering with a cover crop is an attractive option for producers wanting […]

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MINIMISE BARLEY STRESS TO COUNTER RAMULARIA THREAT

Spring barley growers can reduce the yield and quality-robbing effects of ramularia by shielding crops from the effects of stress. That’s the latest advice from agronomy firm ProCam, with the company’s regional technical manager for Scotland, Alistair Gordon, warning that the physiological effects of drought stress and soil nutrient deficiencies can trigger outbreaks of the […]

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TAKE TO THE SKIES AT CEREALS

Agricultural software pioneer Drone Ag will demonstrate its crop scouting mobile app Skippy Scout live at Cereals for the first time. “Our aim is to illustrate how Skippy Scout has made using drones easy, and how it can help farmers to reduce the time it takes to walk crops,” says Drone Ag founder, Jack Wrangham. […]

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BEN GOFFIN JOINS ADAMA AS NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

ADAMA has announced the appointment of Ben Goffin as a new National Account Manager within its commercial team. Reporting to ADAMA’s Commercial Manager, Ben will work as part of ADAMA’s wider sales team to develop and deliver the company’s commercial strategy by working closely with commercial, technical and agronomy contacts at his assigned customers. Ben […]

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PROCAM EXTENDS COMMITMENT TO RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

ProCam is extending its commitment to crop production research by adding new trials hubs in Cambridgeshire and Dorset that will operate alongside its existing industry leading facility at the Stockbridge Technology Centre at Cawood, North Yorkshire. Located near Bassingbourn near Royston and Blandford Forum respectively, the two new research hubs will share common product testing […]

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FENDT APPROVES CONTINENTAL TYRES

All new Fendt 200 and 300 series tractors will now be available with Continental TractorMaster tyres. The partnership between the two German manufacturers is yet another boost to the investment Continental has made to produce tyres with new technology at their dedicated agricultural production facility in Lousado, Portugal. “This partnership with Fendt further strengthens the […]

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STAY ALERT TO SEPTORIA, WHEAT GROWERS URGED

Winter wheat growers are being urged to be aware of much higher levels of Septoria in crops this year compared with last season, most probably brought on by earlier drilling. According to ProCam northern region technical manager, Nigel Scott, assessments at the company’s trials hub at The Stockbridge Technology Centre, Cawood in Yorkshire, have revealed […]

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RACE AGAINST RUST

Weather patterns, varietal resistance shifting, and potential new races of rust have led some agronomists to use drone technology to identify the disease faster. “The last couple of seasons have seen yellow and brown rust become a greater concern. Growers need to be observant of this disease due to its speed of development. A small […]

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COVER CROP CORNER: AFFORDABLE OPTIONS FOR PLANTING GREEN EQUIPMENT

Two experienced cover croppers share their varying approaches to equipment setups and strategy for planting green. By GO SEED The practice of planting a cash crop directly into an immediately terminated or growing cover crop has gained a lot of popularity in recent years as producers look for ways to work through tough spring planting […]

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NEW COMMERCIAL MANAGER AND REGIONAL AGRONOMY LEAD AT ADAMA

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions UK Ltd. has announced the promotion of Hank King and Will Nicholls to the new positions of Commercial Manager and Regional Agronomy Manager Lead respectively.  The appointments, which take effect from 1st March 2021, follow the departure of current Commercial Director, Sarah Rixon, who takes early retirement at the end of March. […]

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TEST MAIZE SILAGE TO UNLOCK BYPASS STARCH BENEFIT

Testing maize silage more regularly can help maximise the benefits of bypass starch and reduce the potential threat of acidosis. New maize silage tests from Eurofins can measure the extent to which bypass starch has degraded in the clamp to help prevent unnecessary acidosis through overfeeding. “Our reports provide the information to accurately feed maize […]

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UNIQUE FORMULATION BOOSTS PROTHIOCONAZOLE EFFICACY

ADAMA has announced the launch of a novel prothioconazole fungicide which uses a unique formulation to offer improved cereal and OSR disease control compared to the current market leader. Soratel (250 g/l prothioconazole), features ADAMA’s new ‘AsorbitalTM’ formulation technology: comprising a unique combination of two solvents and an adjuvant, this novel formulation, which was developed […]

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