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Lime to be classed as agricultural fertiliser

August 26, 2013 by  
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Agricultural liming materials are to be included in the definitions of fertilisers after Brussels decided to amend regulations earlier this year.

Strong hybrids ‘gain in popularity’

August 26, 2013 by  
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Two thirds of UK crop producers now grow hybrid oilseed rape, suggests the latest research commissioned by seed breeders DSV UK.

New liming product launched by Calcifert

August 26, 2013 by  
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Calcifert has announced the launch of CalcifertMag – a granulated dolomitic limestone that is manufactured in the UK.

Dairy herds ‘could deliver millions more’

August 26, 2013 by  
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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.

Wider range of products from Needham Chalks

August 26, 2013 by  
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Needham Chalks has a wider range of products on offer after coming under new ownership earlier this year.

Conventional rape variety is ‘shining example’

August 26, 2013 by  
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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.

Consider growing Verticillium-resistant rape

August 23, 2013 by  
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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.

Variable germination highlights need to test over-yeared seed

August 23, 2013 by  
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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.

Reduce nematode populations with resistant cover crops

August 23, 2013 by  
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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.

Trinity ‘provides answers’ for growers in a quandary

August 23, 2013 by  
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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.

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