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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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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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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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