Nurturing soil with living roots

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Nurturing soil with living roots by Arable Farming Cover crops are a fundamental component of a regenerative farming system but the practicalities of getting them to work across all arable systems can be challenging. Alice Dyer hears from three experts seasoned in [...]

Finding the sweet spot for farm sustainability

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Finding the sweet spot for farm sustainability by Arable Farming When Andy Guy first started his consultancy business in 2010, sustainable food and farming was something of a niche area, in contrast to today where it is top of the agenda for [...]

Uncertainty rife as new season potatoes planted

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine May 2021 Uncertainty rife as new season potatoes planted by Arable Farming Potato growers are entering a third pandemic-hit season with plenty of other uncertainties influencing how much they will plant. Cedric Porter reports. Lockdowns and restrictions on eating out hit consumption of [...]

Digital tool adding value to OSR nutrition trials

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine April 2021 Digital tool adding value to OSR nutrition trials by Arable Farming A precision farming platform is helping one group of farmers accurately assess the impact of different OSR nutrition strategies on their farms. Arable Farming reports. To fully evaluate precision farming [...]

Crop Nutrition and Plant Health – Agronomist Update

Now spring has (officially) sprung, attention is turning to how your crops are coping. Deficiencies in crop nutrition, can lead to an unhealthy plant, not able to withstand stress. We take a look at how nutrient levels affect plant health, how to accurately monitor them, and what to do to prevent and remedy poor nutrition in the crop.

A growing role for foliar N?

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine March 2021 A growing role for foliar N? by Arable Farming Using nitrogen more efficiently is one of the areas growers are increasingly focusing on and, with soil-applied products vying for position with newer foliar ones, it is important to explore options carefully. [...]

In search of resilience in farming systems

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine In search of resilience in farming systems by Arable Farming Feb 2021 Issue A new long-term, systems-based experiment is aiming to understand the ecological as well as economical differences between cropping systems. Mike Abram reports. At first glance the complexity [...]

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