Technology

Soil health takes centre stage at direct drilling demo

Around 100 farmers from across East Anglia attended a recent demonstration day in Suffolk, where drills from leading manufacturers were put through their paces in a variety of establishment situations. The event at Street Farm on Ampton Hall Estate, near Bury St Edmunds, was organised by leading agronomy firm Farmacy, and kindly hosted by Strutt …

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A Word From the Editor

Sarah Ferrie, Marketing Manager, Interagro It’s no secret that agriculture finds itself in both an exciting and challenging era. For several years now, getting more from less has been the theme – whether that be land, capital or crop production and protection products— challenging many to think creatively about how they approach operations and decision-making. …

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Issues at Spraying

Factors that could be reducing your crop protection efficacy through the season Timely on-target application is crucial for crop protection efficacy, but spray drift is a risk to every application. It can stop you spraying all together, may damage off-targets and risks some spray targets being underdosed and others over-dosed. Applications most susceptible to drift …

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Adjuvant Solutions

The right tank-mix adjuvant can help maximise success Vital components or expensive extras? The use of adjuvants dates back to the 70s. But despite their long heritage, adjuvants are sometimesdismissed as “muck and magic” – regardless of the fact that the right adjuvant when used correctly, can be an incredibly beneficial partner in the crop …

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Tools for Sustainability

In a quest to achieve long-term sustainability, deploying a range of techniques – from precision farming to using adjuvants – is proving to bekey for one Lincolnshire grower. Over the past 13 years, Peter Cartwright has taken the arable enterprise at the Revesby Estate in Lincolnshire from a heavily tilled operation to one that is …

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