Fresh factors affecting barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) vectors grain aphid and bird cherry-oat aphid have prompted AHDB to back a new project*.
‘Connected’ technology is enabling dealers to maintain machine back-up, which is proving invaluable during social distancing measures.
A spray bowser is no longer just a tank on wheels, but can help increase the efficiency of the whole spraying operation, significantly impacting output. Jane Carley finds out more.
With growing demand from animal feed markets, spirits production and human nutrition combined with specific agronomic advantages for growers, could hybrid rye take a sizeable bite of UK cereals production in the next few years? Arable Farming finds out more.
Five priority grower needs are helping to align future genetic developments for one wheat breeder, in a bid to produce more sustainable variety choices.
Control of BYDV without insecticides is set to become a reality as the first winter wheat variety with genetic resistance to the disease is launched. Teresa Rush reports.
As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Tackling plastics in digestate by Arable Farming July 2020 As plastics come under the spotlight environmentally, their presence in some digestates is of growing concern. Marianne Curtis finds out more. Soil scientist David Tompkins says he is horrified by the [...]
In the second part of Arable Farming’s net zero special feature series, Alice Dyer explores what fertiliser decisions might mean for a crop’s environmental footprint.
Taking a plant-centred scientific approach to fertiliser development has been key for one UK company leader as he develops markets around the world.
As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Government’s reluctance to face the food standards issue only raises more concerns by Arable Farming July 2020 Sometimes, it feels as though the Government is almost determined to raise suspicions about its intentions on food standards. That was certainly the [...]