January 2020

January 25, 2020 6:30 PM

Sulky’s XT Econov trailed fertiliser spreader gets ISOBUS connectivity and greater capacity

Sulky Burel’s XT range of trailed fertiliser spreaders has been enhanced by the addition of Isobus connectivity in its Econov models.  The range also benefits from a new model, the XT 160, which offers capacity up to 13,000 litres. The addition of Isobus connectivity to Sulky’s trailer spreader range allows farmers […]

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January 7, 2020 6:30 PM

Herbicide resistant weed could cost the UK £1 billion a year

Research by Rothamsted has helped put an economic figure on herbicide resistance in blackgrass, the farmland weed that is decimating winter-wheat yields across the UK. Heralded as ‘Western Europe’s most economically significant weed’, herbicide resistant blackgrass is costing the UK economy nearly £400 million and 800,000 tonnes of lost harvest […]

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January 6, 2020 6:30 PM

Spray Assist App to aid application on target

Syngenta Spray Assist is a new App created to help sprayer operators to select the most appropriate application techniques on-the-fly. The simple to use App links to live local weather data, to analyse the factors that influence accurate application and potential risk of spray drift, including wind, rain or frost. […]

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January 5, 2020 6:30 PM

LAMMA – Tomorrow’s World of Spray Technology Today

This year the working spray rig on the Syngenta stand (Hall 10 Stand 10.300) is focussed on spring grass weed control. It will give an essential practical insight into the challenging techniques and timing for wild oat and ryegrass control, highlighted.  “Timing of herbicides, rates used and application technique need […]

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January 4, 2020 6:30 PM

xarvio exhibits for the first time at LAMMA 2020

xarvio offers digital products, based on a global-leading crop model platform, that delivers independent field-zone-specific agronomic advice. At LAMMA xarvio will show its FIELD MANAGER, a crop production optimisation system new to the UK, which is due for launch in spring 2020. The system provides field-specific insights into current status […]

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