Agrii West – Autumn 2012
As you read this I hope you will be up to date with your cereal fungicide spraying!
The weather conditions to date have had a large impact on the trials at the Cotswold R&D site.
Crop nutrition is as important as crop protection, however research has been sadly lacking in recent times.
What to expect at your local Agrii autumn event.
Many agronomists and growers will be making a judgment over the viability of their oilseed rape crops in early February, prior to the first application of Nitrogen.
We have set ourselves the challenge to achieve 15t/ha of wheat and the AgriiFocus site, our Western Technology Centre…
With the recent good weather the Wilton iFarm has broken from its winter dormancy, albeit a month later than normal. The warmth and sunshine has triggered the growth we so desperately needed, with leaf three half emerged on many of the winter wheat varieties and flowering underway on the oilseed rape. Winter Wheat With leaf […]
The risk and financial impact on your arable business continues to be dominated by world market volatility. The savage swings in weather patterns around the globe, are proving to pose a consistent threat to production in the major producing regions and affecting what historically have been stable supplies. The key to risk management is to […]
Failures of cross compliance inspections in 2012 have recently been published by the RPA (www.rpa.defra.gov.uk). The results show poor record keeping was the major factor in cross compliance breaches costing farmers £1.4 million in reductions to their Single Payment Scheme (SPS). Changes have been made to cross compliance rules in the past year, primarily around […]
SoilQuest is Agrii’s Precision Agronomy System, providing agronomists, farmers and growers with accurate information about their soils on which to base profitable decisions. Currently working with a significant numbers of our customers across the West, SoilQuest uses Veris scanning and detailed analysis to produce soil maps and management zones within fields, which when integrated with […]