Scientists from the British Geological Survey and NRM Laboratories are using soil data to assess soil fertility.
Krone UK was well represented at this year’s SIMA show in Paris, with a new engine in the BiG X 700/770 models and the new range of RX forage wagon and Swadro rakes.
Grassland & Muck 2017 has teamed up with Yara once again to help farmers maximise grass efficiencies with cutting edge research and technology.
The UK seed potato sector loses an estimated £18m from potato viruses annually, a cost that could be dramatically reduced by one small change to spray programmes, according to research and commercial trials conducted in the Netherlands.
A new approval for Amistar is set to better protect potato crops from blight-causing alternaria that can decimate green leaf area in the summer months.
Potato growers will be among those farmers to benefit from a new whole-farm benchmarking programme from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.
Spring barley yield potential has increased significantly in the last ten years with breeders pushing for higher yields. But a good start for the crop remains as important as ever to maximise yields and quality.
The AHDB’s Monitor Farm programme at Colchester has drawn to a close having been a great farmer-led success, according to the attendees of the meetings.