Great opportunity to collect CPD points at CropTec

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 [...]

2018-11-23T10:11:47+01:00November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorised|

CropTec 2016: Summary from Rob King, Managing Director, Adama Agricultural Solutions UK

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 [...]

2016-12-05T13:35:00+01:00December 5th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Drainage investment paving the way for yield improvements

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 [...]

2016-11-25T15:53:00+01:00November 25th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Seed-bed fertiliser where it’s needed

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 [...]

2016-10-14T16:16:00+01:00October 14th, 2016|Uncategorised|

AHDB opens door to arable advances at CropTec show

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 – [...]

2016-09-28T12:17:00+01:00September 28th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Levels fall but still some exceedances in zero-metaldehyde trial

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 [...]

2016-05-17T11:51:00+01:00May 17th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Finmeccanica – Selex ES uses expert data analysis to increase wheat crop yields by 14% in trials

PRESS RELEASE Southampton, 24 November 201514% increase was in comparison to adjacent control fields in the same growing season.Selex ES created crop management apps drawing on experience in using data analysis to support battlefield decisions.Initial trial focused on improving the application of fertilizer but decision support will be available in a number of areas of farming.In [...]

2015-11-26T16:40:00+01:00November 26th, 2015|Uncategorised|