Thursday, June 30, 2016

Crops

SugarbeetPhoto Difficult grass weeds can be tackled in sugar beet

Low sugar beet prices mean only serious growers remain loyal to the crop – but... 


Is sugar beet at the crossroads?

It may not be as a sexy as it once was, but growing sugar beet still warrants careful... 


SESVH-SnowyBeetSeedlings Firefly lights the way to a brighter future

SES VanderHave’s latest sugar beet variety Firefly is just what the UK market... 


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Machinery

McHaleOrbital Latest McHale machine promises trouble-free bale wrapping

The McHale Orbital high-speed round bale wrapper is the latest addition to the company’s... 


New Vervaet Hydro Trike arrives in UK

The first of a new generation of Vervaet Hydro Trike self-propelled slurry spreaders... 


Ropa-Panther Two-axle Panther harvester boasts better traction

ROPA’s Panther beet harvester is on general sale in the UK having completed... 


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News & Business

VegRUs-DSC_0329 Industry aims to boost vegetable consumption

Farm leaders have set out 34 recommendations for increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables – while helping to reverse the obesity crisis and combating other diet-related illnesses. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


LeaValleyOpening3 Growing success in the Lea Valley as new glasshouse opens

A major new glasshouse in the Lea Valley which opened last month is good news for British growers, the British public and the British economy, says the NFU. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA End long term rodenticide baiting, farmers told

Farmers are being told to avoid long term rodenticide baiting around the outside of farm buildings – except as a justifiable last resort against clear and sustained threats to human or animal health. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Big bale twine with big increase in spool length

A new baler twine has been launched by Tama following recent investment in product development and a highly accurate spooling technique. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Grain Alarm system warns operators of overloaded heavy duty vehicles

A UK company has developed a truck overload warning system that can be fitted to a vehicle’s load weighing system. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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