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Finance agreement set to boost miscanthus crops

A new finance package aims to encourage more farmers to grow the green energy crop miscanthus – by covering virtually all establishment costs.

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Crop enhancer produces ‘impressive’ results

A crop enhancer that improves chlorophyll production and maximises green leaf area is increasing yields in cereals.

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Ruling paves way for gene-edited crops
Farmers and consumers stand to benefit after scientists concluded that gene-editing techniques could make food production more sustainable, say plant breeders. The long-awaited European Commission study into the regulatory status of Novel Genomic Techniques (NGT) paves the way for gene-edited crop varieties to be grown in the UK and... Read more
‘Cleanest’ wheat cuts input costs on Norfolk estate
Key goal is to use fewer inputs Helps to reduce fungicide spend Lower pressure at critical times Optimising the use of inputs to make production as efficient as possible is a key goal for Norfolk farm manager Toby Hogsbjerg. “The reduction in the basic payment scheme and prospect of... Read more
Syngenta showcases new varieties at Cereals
Up to 20 different cereal varieties will be demonstrated on Syngenta’s stand at this month’s Cereals event in Lincolnshire. The two-day show is due to take place on 30 June and 1 July at Boothby Graffoe, Lincoln. It will be the first opportunity for growers to find out about... Read more
Crop management tool boasts new features

A host of new features has been added to Xarvio’s Field Manager software package – helping to improve agronomic decision-making from drilling to harvest.

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Take T2 action to maximise wheat potential

High grain prices and variable spring weather mean finalising T2 or flag leaf fungicide decisions in winter wheat must be carefully assessed this season.

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Simple spraying guidelines for better disease control

A simple application checklist ahead of key disease control programmes can deliver sizeable improvements in product performance and yield.

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Independent cereal breeder launches new website

A new website has been launched to highlight the range of cereal varieties offered by independent breeder Angus Wheat Consultants.

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Understanding biostimulants can hold key to best results this spring

Biostimulants can benefit wheat yields if the correct product is applied at the optimum time, according to work by agronomy firm Hutchinsons.

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