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Making the most of Easter weather

23 April 2014

A SPELL of fine weather over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend enabled farmers and contractors to get ahead with field work.

Prof John Beddington to join top team at Rothamsted

23 April 2014

THE Government’s former chief scientific adviser Professor Sir John Beddington has become the new chairman of directors at Rothamsted Research.

Seed potato sector in need of more tattie roguers

23 April 2014

A Scottish industry worth some £221 million a year depends on the work of a ‘parcel of roguers’ and it needs more.

AtlasFram rebrands as Fram Farmers

23 April 2014

?BUYING and marketing co-operative AtlasFram Group is set to rebrand.

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Features and analysis


Maize: Seedbed preparation and maize growing considerations

19 April 2014

Thoughts will soon be turning to maize planting, and the accompanying decisions about what to do about seed bed preparation, and how to achieve the best possible growth.

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Maize disease control options extended with first full fungicide approval in the UK

17 April 2014

THE increase in the acreage of maize being grown in the UK, more latterly as a result of feedstock demand from the growing number of anaerobic digestion (AD) plants, has brought with it increasing disease pressure. Teresa Rush reports.

AF April 2014 - John Lord

Making the most of GPS-based technologies through precise soil management

15 April 2014

A more precise understanding of soils and their variation across every field is vital to make the most of latest GPS-based farming technologies.

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CropTec show 2014

New technical event aims to help farmers develop profitable and sustainable farming.

CropTec 2014

CropTec 2014 tickets available now

AFTER a successful launch last year, tickets for CropTec 2014 are now available. This year’s event will be held at the East of England Showground on November 19 and 20.


Talking Arable

Andrew Robinson

Andrew Robinson - Talking Arable - April 2014

As I sit and write this, the sun is at last shining and we have now gone 48 hours without any rainfall therefore spring must be here.

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Talking Agronomy

Darryl Shailes

Darryl Shailes - Talking Agronomy - April 2014

With the land drying and thoughts turning to planting what should we be thinking about? For PCN management it’s important we get the fundamentals right.

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