?A new, concentrated formulation of broad-leaved weed herbicide fluroxypyr was launched to farmers at Lamma 2015.
MORE farmers than ever are using genetically modified (GM) crops according to new figures.
OIL derived from genetically modified (GM) Camelina plants is suitable for feeding fish, scientists from Rothamsted have found.
There was tailored agronomy advice for the season ahead at an HGCA/SRUC agronomy meeting in Aberdeenshire. Jo Learmonth reports.
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Spring malting barley variety KWS Irina joined the 2014/15 HGCA Recommended List in the top spot for yield. Georgina Haigh attended the new variety’s commercial launch.
Soil health is the focus of several research projects in which HGCA is involved.
It is time for a new approach to spring barley growing, says a leading agronomist. Drill it on light land as early in the year as possible; apply 100 units N/acre, all by early stem extension; and aim not to exceed 1.65% nitrogen in the grain.
CropTec show 2014
A new app from precision farming business Soyl will allow operators to use variable rate application technology on an iPad from the tractor cab.
THE NFU has called on policymakers to urgently review the evidence showing the ‘damaging effects’ of the EU suspension of neonicotinoid seed treatments.
Arable Farming on Twitter
?Moving away from traditional baiting techniques, Bayer has developed a unique formulation for rodent control, which was launched to farmers at Lamma 2015.
New grain e-bulletin
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Andrew Robinson is farms manager at Heathcote Farms, Bedfordshire. He is a former winner of the nabim/HGCA Milling Wheat Challenge.?
Sam Patchett is an Agrii agronomist based in Yorkshire. He provides agronomy, crop nutrition and seed services to clients growing cereals, oilseed rape, maize and fodder beet across West and South Yorkshire and also helps run Agrii’s Brotherton R&D site near Selby?.
Mike Hambly farms in a family farming partnership near Callington in south east Cornwall. He is currently the chair of the NFU Combinable Crops Board and is the first Cornishman to hold the position.