Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Crops

DrGeorgeFisher Grassland trials highlight need for sulphur and phosphorous

Sulphur delivered a 29% increase in grass growth for first cut in 2016 with swards... 


LimexSampling Low pH means growers miss out on crop potential

Only 3.4% of grass land and 8.5% arable land are being limed annually, suggests... 


Trial results highlight nutrient benefits of cover crops

Field trials run by seed company Limagrain UK have highlighted the biomass benefits... 


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Machinery

MzuriProTil3T Mzuri showcases ‘direct till drill’ concept

Machinery manufacturer Mzuri will showcase its low disturbance cultivation equipment... 


TillageLive2014-11 Anti-theft and recovery scheme reduces equipment losses

Security experts Datatag ID will exhibit the industry’s official anti-theft and... 


GreatPlainsIMMA2016 Saxon drill scoops top cultivation award

A minimal disturbance drill manufactured by Great Plains fought off stiff competition... 


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News & Business

Deep surface cultivations help tackle creeping thistle

Innovative use of deep surface cultivations may give farmers effective non-chemical control for creeping thistle. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Grassland&MuckMachinery Muck and nutrients key to boosting farm efficiency

Practical solutions to improving farm efficiency will be highlighted at next year’s Grassland and Muck event, following a partnership between organisers and fertiliser giant Yara. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


HighSpecHS385 Latest high-flow slurry pump launched at Livestock Event

Hi-Spec Engineering launched its new HS385 high capacity slurry pump at last month’s Livestock Event, held at the Birmingham NEC. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


DuncanHowieOFC14 2016 Norfolk Scholar competition launched

Norfolk youngsters once again have the opportunity to be named as the county’s farming scholars and attend one of the industry’s foremost events. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


AndreaLeadsom2 We must work together, NFU tells Defra

NFU president Meurig Raymond outlined the union’s post-Brexit vision for agriculture during a meeting with Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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