LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
New field trials are using rice grains to mimic black-grass seeds are said to have clearly demonstrated the implications of different cultivation techniques for integrated management of weed populations.
The strategy regarding phosphate management has been untouched for decades, but as growers look for ways to increase efficiency, Yara asks whether we should be reconsidering our approach to phosphate management.
With lifting nearing completion, it is becoming clear the 2017 potato crop is going to be a big one – high yields have not only put pressure on prices, but are forcing some growers to resort to alternative storage units.
Within the potato sector, the ability to adapt agronomic practices to accommodate the rapid turnover of varieties is an important trait. Abby Kellett speaks to leading potato grower Jim Cruickshank about the challenges.
The latest changes to CIPC product labels, introducing new requirements for lower application rates and the need for active recirculation have been confirmed by the CRD (Chemicals Regulation Division).