Switching to a bespoke suspension sugar beet fertiliser helped a Norfolk grower boost average adjusted yields of early lifted crop this season to 92t/ha with 20.87% sugar.
Suppliers are queuing up to offer alternative grain storage treatments after Syngenta’s decided to withdraw its recommendation covering Actellic 50EC (pirimiphos-methyl) with effect from 31 January.
Cereal growers are being urged not to underestimate the threat which yellow rust will pose during 2010 – despite the coldest winter for 30 years.
The highest-capacity Knight trailed sprayer ever built was the main feature of the company’s stand at LAMMA 2010.
Crowds flocked to the first public UK appearance of New Holland’s NH² concept tractor.
A new tractor-mounted chain trencher should have wide appeal to the farming fraternity with land drainage problems, claims its manufacturer.
High-performing fodder beet is helping farmers to produce extra dry matter yields.
Woldgrain Storage has started construction of an additional 18,000t storage facility in time for harvest 2010.
Plans to release a controversial bird of prey in East Anglia will not reach fruition this year.
Economic and environmental pressures on farming will top the agenda this month during a special conference in the south of the region.