YEN Awards 2020 – going online and open to everyone

Since 2012, The Yield Enhancement Network – or YEN – has connected agricultural organisations and farmers who are striving to improve crop yields. The aim is to drive understanding of yield determination and inspire initiatives for yield improvement across the industry.

Cereal growers urged to follow tried and tested herbicide programmes this autumn

Corteva Agriscience says farmers growing winter cereal crops should persevere with early-season herbicide programmes wherever possible as changeable weather hits much of the UK. The company says skipping a contact herbicide can be tempting, but trials consistently show the best results for both weed control and boosting yield come as a result of a robust pre-emergence programme with an early follow-up spray.

Novel Pheromones To Combat Climate Change

About PheroSynPheroSyn is a spin-out from Rothamsted Research, and comprises a world-leading team of scientists with over 40 years’ collective experience of researching and developing insect pheromone baits. It was founded by Daniel Bahia, Business Manager at PheroSyn, Dr Michael Birkett, Principal Chemical Ecologist, Dr John Caulfield and Dr David Withall, Research Scientists at Rothamsted Research. PheroSyn benefits from being part of the SHAKE Climate Change programme, the consortium of leading scientific research and academic institutions formed to identify innovative solutions to tackle climate change linked to the agri-food sector.PheroSyn supports the farming community as the basis of a sustainable and socially responsible sector.www.pherosyn.com