February 2021

February 25, 2021 8:00 PM

Nozzle choice key to optimising spring grassweed control Feature

Accurate application of post-emergence grassweed herbicides in winter cereals will be especially important over the next few weeks after prolonged wet weather hampered earlier attempts at control. Agrovista technical manager Mark Hemmant says: “Many spray programmes aimed at blackgrass and other problem grass weeds have been compromised or not even […]

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February 19, 2021 8:00 PM

Nuffield Farming invite potential applicants to meet their Regional Chairs Feature

Anyone interested in applying for a Nuffield Farming Scholarship is invited to attend an informal virtual meeting hosted by the Chairs of each region. These events are free to attend and give potential applicants the opportunity to ask questions about applications and learn how the Nuffield Chairs can provide help […]

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February 12, 2021 8:00 PM

Two-and-a-half times around the world for #RUN1000 charity effort Feature

Teams from the four nations of the UK and one representing the ‘rest of the world’ have just completed the #RUN1000 charity fundraising challenge which started in October 2020. The 1,200 participants clocked up 64,785 miles of running or walking on Strava and have raised £45,438 for five rural help […]

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February 11, 2021 8:00 PM

Plant and Machinery fleets to benefit from intelligent TPMS Feature

Wheely-Safe is to make its intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) available to operators and manufacturers of agricultural, construction and materials handling machinery for the first time, as it launches a brand-new range of connected devices. The company’s patented sensor technology already protects thousands of vans, trucks and buses in […]

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February 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Vervaet unleashes the new 550hp Quad slurry spreader Feature

USING the latest technology combined with decades of experience Dutch machinery specialist Vervaet has launched its new Quad self-propelled slurry spreader/injector. In a nutshell, the new Vervaet Quad is powered by a 550hp engine, has a 21m3 tank capacity and moves by a transmission offering higher torque than any other […]

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