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July 2022

    Talking Agronomy (August 2022)

    July 26, 2022

    A far cry from last year when it was still a good 10 days off, winter barley combining is moving into top gear in mid-July, with winter OSR not far behind. The mercifully few crops we have on gravels are… Read more

    Mycorrhizae and Moles

    July 25, 2022

    Masses of mycorrhizae and an upsurge in mole populations are ‘living’ proof of the success of the increasingly regenerative integration of cropping with Ludchurch Farms’ substantial dairy herd near Narberth on the south western tip of Wales over the past… Read more

    Showcasing sustainability success on Speyside

    July 25, 2022

    A mixed farm on the banks of the River Spey is putting the long-term interests of the land at its heart through complementary livestock and arable enterprises while demonstrating its approach as widely as possible to the public. Bill Smith… Read more

    Silver Lapwing Awards 2022

    July 19, 2022

    We’re pleased to have sponsored the 43rd FWAG Silver Lapwing Awards, which took place earlier this month after a two-year wait. The Award was last won by Agrii customers Charles and Airlie Inglis in 2019, for their efforts in promoting… Read more

    Latest Trials Underline Perennial Grass Importance in AB15 Mixes

    July 15, 2022

    Failure to balance AB15 Stewardship mixes sufficiently with perennial grasses may seriously compromise their effectiveness in managing problem grassweeds, confirm the latest replicated farm trials. The field-scale trials on ground with historic grassweed problems run by farmed environment specialist, Marek… Read more

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    Variety focus: high yields from low inputs with Lightning winter barley

    July 5, 2022

    Lightning is a new 2-row conventional winter feed barley from breeder Elsoms Seeds, which gave high yields (101% treated, 86 untreated) in Agrii’s trials in 2021. It performs well across heavy and lighter soil types and is suitable for all… Read more