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 Following the recent news announced by Defra in December that metaldehyde will be withdrawn, David Cameron, […]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 2, 2019 8:00 PM

Harper unites with MagGrow in research collaboration

Harper Adams University has entered a research and development collaboration with MagGrow, an Irish SME based in Dublin, that will strengthen and extend the company’s industrial, agricultural research capability and experience. The collaboration focuses upon the realisation of a strong industrial research base for agricultural spraying coupled with the development […]

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January 28, 2019 8:00 PM

Sencrop – unlocking the power of shared weather data for UK farmers

A network of weather stations could give real-time support to decision-making on UK farms, according to Sencrop, a leading European digital start-up business with a new base in Cambridge. Sencrop’s wireless network technology uses innovative weather stations on individual farms.  These gather a range of local agri-environmental data including air […]

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January 25, 2019 8:00 PM

BCPC launches the 2019 UK Pesticide Guide

The UK Pesticide Guide is the key authoritative reference for advisors, growers, contractors, local authorities and many others managing the impact of pests and diseases. Updated for 2019, this essential reference for all pesticide products and adjuvants approved for use in agriculture, amenity, forestry and horticulture, includes eight completely new […]

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