December 2020 - Agrii - Connecting Agri-science with farming
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December 2020

    Win everything you need to grow 5ha of Gema or Resolute maize!

    December 17, 2020

    We’re excited to introduce Gema and Resolute – two new maize varieties from Limagrain for the 2021 season. As part of the launch of these new varieties, we’re giving you the opportunity to win everything you need to grow 5ha… Read more

    Budweiser Barley Contract Offers Added Security for 2021

    December 17, 2020

    For the greatest security in uncertain times, the Explorer spring barley contract for British Budweiser brewing through Viterra UK Ltd provides the additional guarantee of a minimum premium for the first time ever this season. This is on top of… Read more

    Winter hybrid rye

    December 17, 2020

    Bartonfields agronomist Richard Derbyshire discusses the benefits and options for growing winter hybrid rye, including its possibilities as a third cereal and for pig and poultry feed.

    Low footprint farming

    December 17, 2020

    Update from Richard Derbyshire, Bartonfields iFarm Coordinator Beef cattle born and bred on farm in Leicestershire, raised outdoors all summer on grass in a closed suckler herd. Brought inside in the last month to be finished mainly on home produced… Read more

    OSR update from the Bartonfields iFarm

    December 4, 2020

    Richard Derbyshire, December 2020 Here we have 3 randomly selected plants from the strip of Extremus winter oilseed rape at the Bartonfields iFarm. The first photo is of a crop that was untreated with autumn nutrition and the second is… Read more


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We have listened to the expert advice and acted to protect our staff and the wider community and also to ensure that we continue to operate with minimal disruption for our customers. Our COVID-19 risk assessment detailing the measures we are taking can be viewed here. We are taking all necessary measures to ensure our high levels of service are maintained.

We would like to give a big thank you to our customers, suppliers and workforce for their pragmatic response and understanding during this difficult and testing time.