Blogs

Iain Richards

Iain Richards
I provide integrated agronomy and support to growers across the central southern counties as well as contributing a regular column to Farmers Weekly.

Iain Richards Blog: Staying alert on several fronts

November 23, 2017

Dry weather, good light levels and reasonable temperatures through into mid-November have been just  the ticket. Our later drilled wheats – including most of those after maize – have gone into some really nice seedbeds. Our oilseed rape and cover… Read more

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Sam Patchett

Sam Patchett
I provide agronomy, crop nutrition and seed to growers across West & South Yorkshire and write a regular column in Farmers Guide magazine.

Sam Patchett Blog: Moving on from the wettest Spring since the 80’s

May 14, 2018

AGRONOMY UPDATE – NORTH Sam Patchett and his growers are facing-up to the coldest, wettest spring many can recall since the early 80’s with clear priority setting, the greatest flexibility and more than a little fervent hope. Things dried out… Read more

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Vicki Brooks

Vicki Brooks
I provide agronomy, crop nutrition and seed to growers across east Essex and Suffolk and write a regular column in Arable Farming magazine.

Vicki Brooks Blog: Steady as she goes to make the most of crop potential

March 1, 2018

Our crops are coming out of the winter well-established and remarkably healthy. A decent amount of rain since Christmas made-up for the very dry September and October. And some good sharp December and January frosts have been really valuable too… Read more

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