Agricultural liming materials are to be included in the definitions of fertilisers after Brussels decided to amend regulations earlier this year.
Two thirds of UK crop producers now grow hybrid oilseed rape, suggests the latest research commissioned by seed breeders DSV UK.
Calcifert has announced the launch of CalcifertMag – a granulated dolomitic limestone that is manufactured in the UK.
UK dairy herds could be delivering as much as £302,000,000 a year more profit if they were treated for gutworms, according to research from Merial Animal Health.
Needham Chalks has a wider range of products on offer after coming under new ownership earlier this year.
A shining example of a conventional winter oilseed rape variety is how the new Grainseed variety Alegria is described by a seed manager Colin Button of HLHutchinson.
Growers who found symptoms of Verticillium wilt prior to harvesting oilseed rape should consider their choice varieties and whether to extend their rotations, says Peter Gladders of ADAS.
Farmers planning to sow cereal seed left over from last autumn’s rain-hit campaign are advised to test for germination levels to ensure they use the right amount.
Growers looking to manage the risks of nematode related damage in their root crops are being encouraged try an alternative to nematicides by growing a cover crop.
Following its debut at Cereals 2013, new high yielding conventional variety Trinity is attracting a lot of attention as growers reconsider oilseed rape choices for the 2014 crop.