Problem timber posts? Timber shortage? McVeigh Parker finally has the answer, the new CLIPEX fence solution.
A new Gaspardo precision drill allows bulk fertiliser, microgranule fertiliser and seed to all be carried on the back, eliminating the need for a front tank.
Varietal resistance could offer hope for growing oilseed rape in the absence of neonicotinoid seed treatments and subsequent crop losses from flea beetle and Turnip yellows virus.
The latest reduction in Feed-in Tariff (FIT) payment rates for non-photovoltaic eligible installations is ‘generally positive’ for the renewables industry, according to Nick Green of Savills Energy.
A wealth of choice is now available in the SU herbicide market for this spring, lending weight to the argument that new R&D-backed formulations can offer the same guarantees as patented chemistry.
Carrying out correct washing procedures is paramount to maintaining crop health, growers are reminded – especially when sulfonylurea (SU) herbicides have been applied.
A Norfolk land drainage firm has urged landowners to act now to avoid serious problems for spring cultivations and beyond, after experiencing a 25% increase in water management projects as a result of prolonged rainfall.
Farmers face a challenging spring to apply post-emergence herbicides in winter oilseed rape – but can ease the pressure by calculating now how much herbicide will be needed.
Sugar beet growers are well-placed to compete in an increasingly competitive market once quotas are abolished in 2017, farmers were told.
Cambridgeshire arable farmer Russ McKenzie has been selected as the next HGCA-sponsored Nuffield scholar – researching direct drilling in extreme weather conditions.