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Sam Patchett Blog: Gearing up for a busy Spring agronomy season

March 1, 2018

We’ve a larger area of spring cropping to go in than we would have had without the autumn monsoon. Variable depth sowing into less-than-ideal November seedbeds meant we couldn’t risk pre-em treatment.  So early spring weed control will be our… Read more

Northern Farming Conference Addresses Major Weather and Brexit Uncertainties

February 23, 2018

British growers need to plan for an even more variable weather than predicted by man-made climate change as we enter a new period of declining solar activity, warns meteorologist and BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire climate correspondent, Paul Hudson. Speaking to… Read more

Vicki Brooks Blog: Firmly focussed on spring cropping care

February 8, 2018

With around a third of our arable area used for spring cropping these days, our early 2018 thoughts are firmly focussed on caring for them as well as we can. Unsurprisingly with the EFA rule changes, fewer beans are going… Read more

Spring barley profits from copper and zinc seed dressings

February 1, 2018

Specialist copper and zinc seed treatments can substantially improve the performance of spring barley, according to three years of Agrii trials across a number of UK sites. Average yield improvements of nearly 10% and margins over treatment costs of more… Read more

Fresh Thinking on Phosphate in the Spring

February 1, 2018

Fresh phosphate in the early winter or spring can increase wheat yields by as much as 1t/ha even where soil P indices are more than adequate. But it must be in the most available form. This is the finding of… Read more

Building spring crop security with buy-back contracts

February 1, 2018

Planned increases in the areas of spring crop this season make it more important than ever to produce for secure markets offering price or premium guarantee, growers were advised at the Bishop Burton briefing. Launching an expanded portfolio of specialist… Read more


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