October 2018

October 28, 2018 8:00 PM

Targeted PGPR gives significant yield response in winter wheat

Field-scale trials to investigate the effect of targeted plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) on wheat crops have shown increases in ear counts and average grain weights. Positive responses were amplified where the PGPR was applied to soils primed with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF). The results demonstrate the potential for cereal […]

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October 27, 2018 8:00 PM

Fungicide approval provides more choice for OSR growers

This autumn, growers of oilseed rape will have the option of a new fungicide for controlling diseases such as Phoma and Light Leaf Spot. Revel is a contact and systemic fungicide containing 250g difenoconazole in an emulsifiable concentrate for use in winter and spring OSR. Used in a programme and […]

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October 21, 2018 8:00 PM

Knight uprates brakes and controls

Knight Farm Machinery is introducing two new features to its self- propelled sprayers, including an ISOBUS control system fitted as standard on all machines and a new hydrostatic boosted braking system for its 1800 series machines. The new control system will enable operators to use ISOBUS compatible third party in […]

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October 20, 2018 8:00 PM

Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year 2019

Syngenta’s Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year is back again for 2019, with the same ethos as before, to find the best Farm Sprayer Operator in the UK. The use of plant protection products is under constant scrutiny, so it is important to use them safely and efficiently in a […]

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October 14, 2018 8:00 PM

Kuhn buys self-propelled sprayer maker ARTEC.

Kuhn has announced the “signing of an agreement to purchase all of the outstanding shares” of French sprayer manufacturer ARTEC PULVERISATION (ARTEC),which is located in Corpe (Vendée), France. Kuhn Group has been a minority shareholder in ARTEC since 2008 and plans on becoming the sole shareholder by the end of 2018, […]

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