Monday, March 27, 2017

Crops

maizeharvest Greater reliability fuels growth in maize area

Usage of maize by UK livestock producers is increasing rapidly with reliability... 


SpotFarmElveden Small changes make big difference to potato crops

Fine-tuning irrigation can help to control crop disease – but it must be done... 


AlanPonderWallPortrait New wheat fungicide delivers promising results for grower

As the range of wheat SDHI fungicide options increases, Essex farmer Alan Ponder... 


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Machinery

Pacepacker2017 Robots make light work of agricultural packing needs

Two versatile robot packing and stacking systems were unveiled at last month’s... 


HeathSuperGrab Heath Super Grab makes for faster big bale handling

A range of crop handling equipment was exhibited by Heath Engineering when the company... 


MzuriCoulters Mzuri to exhibit new coulter system at LAMMA

Strip tillage specialists Mzuri will be introducing their new 2-year warranty and... 


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News & Business

PinkBales2 Pink bales in aid of breast cancer research re-launched for 2017

A campaign that has seen hundreds of bright pink silage bales proudly dotted around the country is being re-launced for 2017. In aid of breast cancer research, the campaign raised more than double the amount in 2016 than it raised the previous year. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


JenniferHitchmanSilostop ‘Impermeable’ sheet helps to reduce silage clamp spoilage

Better management can help to reduce dry matter (DM) loss and aerobic spoilage from oxygen penetrating into silage clamps – resulting in improved nutrition and animal performance. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Surveys confirm importance of home-produced forage

At least 9 out of 10 farmers see forage and better use of grass silage as playing central roles in the future of their businesses. But in several vital areas of grass and silage production, farmers are falling short. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


SomersetFlood Industry leaders in clarion call to government on flooding

Farm leaders have called on the government develop long-term strategic plans to mitigate future flood risk. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Lionel Walden school Year 4 3Sarah Coulson Wildlife-friendly farmers celebrate success of fenland project

East Anglian farmers on the border between Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk celebrated the culmination of a pioneering three-year landscape partnership project to establish the new Ouse Washes Nature Friendly Zone. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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