February 2019

February 20, 2019 8:00 PM

Hardi UK joins together with Agrifac UK to strengthen and develop plans for future plant protection demands

From March 1st 2019, Agrifac UK will take over the business of HARDI UK. With both brands being committed to the long term development of crop protection, as well as being subsidiaries of the EXEL Industries Group, the merge between the two Companies is seen as an appropriate and positive […]

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February 19, 2019 8:00 PM

New UF 1602 mounted sprayer from Amazone

AMAZONE now broadens its range of UF 02 mounted sprayers with the new, ISOBUS compatible, UF 1602 with a nominal volume of 1,600 l and an actual volume of 1,700 l. The UF 1602 can be equipped with all Super-S2 booms from 15 m to 30 m. The UF 1602 […]

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February 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Agrifac to demonstrate StrictHeightPlus system at Sprayer Demo Day

Agrifac will show its new StrictHeightPlus system at the Sprayer Demonstration Day on February 20th2019. The company says the height control system guarantees perfect spraying quality, as the distance to the crop will always be optimal.  The boom is naturally balanced, meaning that no overbearing balance system has to be developed.  The […]

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February 9, 2019 8:00 PM

MSG seeking extension on metaldehyde withdrawal period

The Metaldehyde Stewardship Group (MSG) has submitted a case to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to extend the withdrawal period of metaldehyde from 18 to 24 months for professional use slug pellet products. Following the recent news announced by Defra in December that metaldehyde will be withdrawn, David Cameron, […]

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February 3, 2019 8:00 PM

RB209 updated with new comprehensive advice on sulphur

The AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) has been updated to provide further clarity on sulphur management in cereals and oilseeds production. Sulphur is an essential plant nutrient that has important effects on both the yield and quality of crops. The majority of UK soils now require sulphur application to boost […]

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