Saturday, August 24, 2019

New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health

August 8, 2019 by  
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A new herbal mixture is being launched to meet the growing need to improve farm soil health.

Heightened blight pressure raises stakes for tuber protection

August 8, 2019 by  
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Growers are being urged to carefully consider how they protect potato crops through to the end of the season following a surge in blight reports.

Independent grain marketing strategy helps save time and increase profits

August 8, 2019 by  
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An Essex farming partnership expects to market almost 7,500 tonnes of grain using a bespoke marketing strategy devised which aims to optimise returns.

Good crop starts with a good seedbed

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With harvest in mid-flow, Richard Overthrow turns his attention to the establishment of next season’s crops.

Latest research helps growers counter flea beetle pressure

August 8, 2019 by  
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Oilseed rape varieties that develop quicker in autumn and earlier in the spring can substantially reduce damage from cabbage stem flea beetle larvae as well as adults, suggests the latest research.

Growers attend opening meeting at latest Monitor Farm in Diss

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Norfolk grower Richard Ling revealed plans to develop a more sustainable arable business as he hosted the opening meeting of a new Monitor Farm near Diss, Norfolk.

Cambridgeshire firm seeks answers to labour shortage

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A Cambridgeshire-based business is highlighting ways that labour-saving techniques can help the horticulture industry offset the shortage of seasonal workers.

Bolting resistance key for Norfolk sugar beet grower

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North Norfolk farmer Andy Cooper says he is enjoying the sweet taste of success after choosing Betaseed’s BTS 3325 sugar beet variety for early drilling.

Inspect beet crops for disease and treat accordingly

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Favourable weather conditions have led to reports of foliar disease in sugar beet – with growers advised to treat crops accordingly.

How to make most of countryside stewardship

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Growers wanting to make the most of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme are advised to be sure of the main changes and options.

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