Saturday, August 24, 2019

Crops

New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health

A new herbal mixture is being launched to meet the growing need to improve farm... 


Heightened blight pressure raises stakes for tuber protection

Growers are being urged to carefully consider how they protect potato crops through... 


Independent grain marketing strategy helps save time and increase profits

An Essex farming partnership expects to market almost 7,500 tonnes of grain using... 


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Machinery

Sky launches improved coulter line for UK EasyDrill

Seed drill manufacturer Sky Agriculture has launched its new EasyDrill coulter line... 


Mean machines: Andrew Maddever

What’s your favourite bit of kit? 36m 5000 litre Rogator sprayer When did you... 


Sulky UK puts increased emphasis on cultivation equipment

Recent innovations in the cultivation product line at Sulky Burel have resulted... 


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News & Business

Sold-out Groundswell event goes from strength to strength

Some 1,900 farmers attended this summer’s Groundswell show – the no-tillage and regenerative agriculture event focusing on soil health and farm resilience. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Soil management incentives ‘could help meet climate change targets’

Soil management accounts for a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, says a report which recommends farmers are rewarded for looking after the environment. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Soil studies ramped up at flagship arable trial site

Agrovista has extended its Project Lamport flagship trials in Northamptonshire with an increasing focus on soil health to help growers overcome blackgrass and grow more profitable cereal crops. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Traffic light system ‘could save Britain’s soils’

A traffic light system could be used to rank the health status of Britain’s soils, according to a research partnership led by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Woodland show focuses on agricultural timber

A 30-year high for timber and woodfuel prices means now is a great time to manage your farm woodland effectively, says Confor – the membership organisation that promotes sustainable forestry and wood-using businesses. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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