Great opportunity to collect CPD points at CropTec The high regard in which the CropTec Show is held by the arable farming sector is reflected in the number of continuing professional development points on offer and the impressive list of companies participating in the BASIS and NRoSO knowledge trails. Members [...]
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Monosem will be highlighting the flexibility of its precision seed drill range, as well as the new electric drive system it launched earlier this year.
General comments about the showThe 2016 CropTec show was our third year as title sponsor and once again the event was typified by a sense of cautious optimism set against a background of political uncertainty.The event focused on providing visitors with the latest, cutting edge technical knowledge and agronomic advice relating to all aspects of [...]
Land Drainage has become an increasingly important item on the agenda on many UK farms over the last few years with some particularly wet seasons causing dramatic issues with regard to arable operations. This situation has reared it’s head once again this week with Storm Angus battering much of the UK and causing widespread flooding [...]
Chris Hewis manages a 280 ha mixed farm in Lincolnshire, growing winter wheat, winter and spring barley and winter oilseed rape. 40 ha of grass supports a suckler beef herd of approximately 65 continental cross cattle, producing stores. He was not born into farming, but was always very interested.
Claydon’s 3m mounted seed and fertiliser drill on display at CropTec reflects a growing trend in some overseas markets such as Scandinavia and areas of the UK, including Scotland, where farmers are changing back to combination drilling in a big way due to better crop establishment, enhanced plant nutrition, improved fertiliser placement and reduced inputs.The [...]
Growers will be able to discuss arable advances with a diverse range of experts, when AHDB opens its stand’s door at the CropTec show.Taking place on 29 to 30 November 2016 at the East of England Showground in Peterborough, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds stand (A25) has been designed to reflect the show’s main technical themes – [...]
Member states have still not reached agreement on glyphosate after a vote in Brussels today.UK farming unions are deeply concerned at the prospect of losing glyphosateThe European Commission has just over three weeks to find a solution on the future of glyphosate in the EU after member states again failed to reach agreement on a [...]
The first year of the UK’s largest ever metaldehyde-free farming trial has seen a 60 per cent drop in levels of the chemical detected in reservoir tributaries, it is claimed.However, levels of metaldehyde continued to exceed limits set under European legislation in four out of the six reservoir catchments involved in the trial.Farmers within the [...]