November 2018

November 24, 2018 8:00 PM

Agreement announced between Confagricoltura and Topcon Agriculture for Precision Farming

Topcon Agriculture and Confagricoltura have announced a partnership agreement aiming towards the implementation and diffusion of precision farmng in Italy. The agreement was signed by Massimliano Giansanti, president of Confagricoltura and Fabio Isaia, CEO of Topcn Agriculture S.p.A. Giansanti and Isaia issued a joint statement: “Ours is a strategic agreement […]

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November 10, 2018 8:00 PM

Automated spread pattern controller offers improved fertiliser accuracy

KUHN UK will be launching a radar-equipped, automatic spread pattern control system for its AXIS 50.2 twin-disc fertiliser spreader at this year’s CropTec Show at the East of England Showground, Peterborough on Wednesday 28th November. The AXMAT Plus concept, which was awarded a gold medal at AGRITECHNICA in 2013, is […]

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November 4, 2018 8:00 PM

Smart Crop Management Equipment from Van Walt

Smart crop management requires smart equipment solutions. Effective soil monitoring is the foundation of good crop production that’s why Van Walt Ltd, the specialist supplier of soil and water environmental research equipment, has launched a range of soil moisture probes and data transfer systems. Equipment to improve crop irrigation and […]

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November 3, 2018 8:00 PM

Plan propyzamide applications with the AHDB WeatherHub

The AHDB WeatherHub can now be used to help target propyzamide applications to winter oilseed rape. The WeatherHub presents a wide range of weather-related data, gathered from above and below the ground by UK weather station networks. The new SoilMonitor dashboard provides a quick route to access soil temperature, air […]

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November 2, 2018 8:00 PM

Light leaf spot risk relatively low, says autumn forecast

The autumn light leaf spot (LLS) preliminary forecast, published on 24 October 2018, shows that the disease risk to winter oilseed rape (WOSR) is relatively low. The regional forecast highlights the proportion of WOSR crops (with a disease resistance rating of 5) predicted to have more than 25% of plants […]

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