Adama aims to advance and simplify arable farming. New name: New product ranges: Global R&D: Local innovation: New promise New promise – Simply. Grow. Together.

Advancing and simplifying arable farming to the benefit of growers, their suppliers and advisers is the prime aim of the UK arm of a global agrochemical company which staged its UK launch in London (Nov 6). Adama Agricultural Solutions UK, one of 50 subsidiaries of what was previously known as Makhteshim Agan Industries, established in [...]

Accelerated plant breeding: the future is bright

Dr Cristobal Uauy, Project Leader Crop Genetics, John Innes Centre – Dr Uauy will be speaking at CropTec 2014.“I’ve been in the UK at the John Innes Centre for five years. When I saw the post advertised I knew that I had to apply because of the international reputation that the institute has. We are focused [...]

CROPTEC CROP NUTRITION SEMINAR, SPONSORED BY YARA

Healthy diets for healthier growth.“CropTec provides a great forum for discussing the latest in crop nutrition with farmers and their advisers.The diet of a crop is absolutely essential as to how it grows. A properly fed crop will be better able to resist disease, weeds and pests while delivering yield and quality. The last year [...]

UK PESTICIDE GUIDE – EXCLUSIVE READER OFFER

The British Crop Production Council (BCPC), which publishes the crop protection reference guide ‘the Green Book’ (The UK Pesticide Guide) is offering Arable Farming and Farmers Guardian readers the chance to subscribe to the on-line version of the guide –plantprotection.co.uk – and receive the Green Book 2014, worth £47.50 absolutely free of charge.To take up the [...]

CROPTEC NEWCOMER ZANTRA ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXPANSION

CropTec will be the first face-to-face opportunity many growers will have to discover how one of the UK’s newest agchem distributors aims to make a difference on farm.Having recently added on-farm agronomy support to its range of services Zantra is exhibiting at  Crop Tec for the first time and will be using the event to [...]