Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Crops

AlexWIlcox Take a hard line on blackgrass this spring

Farmers should take a “zero tolerance” approach to spring-emerging blackgrass... 


BlackGrass Integrated control helps win battle against blackgrass

A combined control strategy offers the best hope of controlling blackgrass, according... 


Dow AgroSciences aims to increase market share in UK and Ireland

Multinational agrochemical manufacturer Dow AgroSciences says it wants to become... 


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Machinery

MzuriCoulters Mzuri to exhibit new coulter system at LAMMA

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


JCB Fastrac 8330 studio 01 LAMMA Preview: JCB unveils new Fastrac 8000 Series tractors

A fully hydrostatic steering system – a ‘first’ for a high-speed tractor... 


HEVAdiscrollercontourworking LAMMA Preview: Disc roller ‘Contour’ range aims for precision shallow cultivations

Machinery manufacturer HE-VA has updated its popular Disc Roller range to improve... 


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News & Business

cows drinking Will agriculture have enough water to grow our food in the future?

The fight to ensure farmers have access to a fair share of water will continue during 2017, says Melvyn Kay. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


BauerBSAProfiline01 Bauer launches steel tank slurry and digestate spreaders

Bauer is expanding the range of slurry and AD digestate tankers it offers in the UK and Ireland by launching a new range of steel tankers at the LAMMA 2017 show. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


ManureSmallNMR Harnessing the value of manure and slurry

British farmers could save millions of pounds a year by regularly analysing their slurry and manure, according to a recent review carried out by NRM Laboratories. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Hundreds of manure samples tested

Some 848 manure samples were analysed as part of the RB209 review, which will result in new recommendations for slurry and manure applications published this spring. Outputs from the review suggest that revised recommendations contained in the guide for livestock manure applications will include: [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Grants offered to improve slurry storage and conserve nitrogen

Beef and dairy farmers are being encouraged to apply for the Farming Ammonia Reduction Grant (FARG) scheme. The scheme offers grants at 100% of the standard rate offered through Countryside Stewardship to pay for slurry store covers. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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