Making the most out of crop nutrition, and producing more food with less inputs, is the major challenge facing UK farmers over the next decade. Increasingly, farmers will need to focus on making the most efficient use of nutrients for both arable and grassland production. This means ensuring crops have an adequate supply of all the nutrients they need that are essential to optimise yields.
As a farm’s environmental credentials become as important as the food it produces, an independent tech new entrant is seeking a solution for farmers to quantify and demonstrate their efforts in promoting natural capital. Alice Dyer reports.
After a bumper year for wild oats, Alice Dyer finds out why their control is getting harder.
The weed control challenges associated with establishing stewardship mixes is one of the topics being investigated at a new trials site in Cambridgeshire. Marianne Curtis reports.
The two-year sown legume fallow stewardship option may sound appealing on very weedy ground, at £522 per hectare, but recent trials suggest its ability to tackle black-grass may be flawed. Alice Dyer reports.
How much are farmers implementing integrated weed management principles and what new tactics are being developed? Mike Abram reports.
In the final feature in our series on regenerative agriculture, Alice Dyer finds out what stock can bring to arable systems.
New carbon dioxide technology could give anaerobic digestion (AD) plants a fresh lease of life. Cedric Porter reports.
Geofolia, a crop recording software that has been available in Europe for nearly a decade, was introduced to the UK market back in 2017 by Landmark Systems – a well-established farm software provider based in West Sussex.
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