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High-yielding varieties on show at Cereals
Plant breeder Limagrain will showcase its portfolio of varieties at this month’s Cereals event – returning to the show after several years absence. The company says it decided to return to Cereals following the publication of the 2024/2025 AHDB Recommended List, which features a number of Limagrain combinable crop... Read more
Special package allows DIY approach to mapping
Farmers and contractors looking to undertake their own drainage surveys can take advantage of new package from Mastenbroek and Trimble. The package brings together the new DA2 Catalyst and access to WM-Subsurface software at a £6,000 price point. It is the first time the DA2 has been available to... Read more
Drainage experts help rejuvenate waterlogged fields
Farmers are invited to attend a special Land Drainage Hub hosted by the National Association of Agricultural Contractors at Cereals. Experts will be on hand on both days of the two-day event to pinpoint the best way for growers to upgrade drainage following one of the wettest seasons in... Read more
Largest ever agronomy zone for Cereals 2024
More than 600 crop plots from 25 exhibitors will give visitors to Cereals access to the latest in crop breeding, protection, nutrition and science at the two-day show on 11-12 June in Hertfordshire. “The plots are looking well,” says Will Davies, farming consultant at Ceres Rural, who has overseen... Read more
Innovation and efficiencies will be in spotlight at Cereals 2024
The latest farming innovations, demonstrations and technical developments will take pride of place at this month’s Cereals event. To be held on 11-12 June at Bygrave Woods in Hertfordshire, the two-day show will include new products and scientific techniques being developed to improve crop health, farm efficiencies and profitability.... Read more
Ag-tech deal to benefit farmers worldwide
Agco and technology company Trimble have completed the formation of a new company to factory fit and retrofit precision equipment to farm machinery. Known as PTx Trimble, the venture aims to give farmers greater access to next-generation precision agriculture tools – no matter what brands of tractors and implements... Read more
New technology ‘key to farming future’
More investment is needed to harness the full benefits of technology for food and farming, say business leaders. Nearly half of all decision-makers in the combined agri-food industries (48%) say innovation or investment is lacking in their supply chain – with one in four farm business leaders describing new... Read more
Direct drilling transforms crops on organic farm
Direct drilling has helped transform an all-organic farm in Norfolk – improving crop establishment, reducing labour requirements and saving energy. Inter-row hoeing has further improved timeliness. Three full-time staff are now employed instead of five, with two tractors doing the work previously done by four. Diesel use has plummeted... Read more
Champion sprayer operator to be crowned
The winner of this year’s Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year (FSOOTY) award will be crowned in the Syngenta Sprays and Sprayers arena at Cereals. The award recognises the professionalism of sprayer operators across UK farms. It will be presented on the first day of the event, says Iain... Read more
‘Cross crop’ options promise strong future for cereals
Plant breeder KWS will showcase its portfolio of combinable crops at Cereals 2024 – giving visitors an insight into the company’s so-called “cross crop” varieties. “More than ever, we are focusing on high yielding varieties to complement our SPP genetics aimed at providing what growers need to cope with... Read more