August 19, 2020 8:00 PM

Building plant resilience with biostimulants this season

Using biostimulants this autumn Frontier agronomists Enhancing plant vigour This autumn, Frontier agronomists are offering their farmer customers a bespoke service to create a sequenced programme of biostimulants which, when used throughout the growing season, will enhance plant vigour. Frontier soil and plant health specialist, Jamie Stotzka, says this is […]

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August 14, 2020 8:00 PM

Late season round-up: herbicides and winter wheat

Every cloud has a silver lining. If there’s a positive to be found in those clouds that brought chaos to drilling last autumn, it’s been their impact on weed control.   Talking with BASF’s agronomy managers around the country it’s clear, where pre-ems were applied, they performed well.  Where drilling was delayed, […]

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August 8, 2020 8:00 PM

High aphid numbers raise TuYV risk

Turnip yellows virus (TuYV) is endemic across oilseed rape crops in the UK and growers should be aware of the high risk this autumn as a result of current high aphid numbers, warns plant breeders Limagrain UK. Turnips yellows virus (TuYV) is transmitted by aphids and it is believed that […]

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August 7, 2020 8:00 PM

Procedures prevent black-grass spread

Cleaning machinery at harvest can, understandably, fall by the wayside as pressure mounts. But failing to find the time to blow-down the combine, bailer, trailer and other machinery can spread black-grass between fields and increase production costs for years to come. BASF spoke with Philip Wright, independent crop consult, and […]

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August 6, 2020 8:00 PM

Virtual tour through the world of precision at AMAZONE

Numerous exhibitions and events have had to be cancelled or postponed this year,  so the usual platforms at agricultural exhibitions for presenting the innovations and the latest solutions in agricultural machinery are currently not available.  So instead Amazone is opening its doors to a digital in-house exhibition with a fascinating insight […]

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