May 15, 2021 8:00 PM

Amazone UX SmartSprayer Spot Farming at the highest level now in field use Feature

Amazone will start field usage of the UX 5201 SmartSprayer trailed sprayer with its 36 metre boom width during the spring season 2021. The pinpoint application of foliar herbicides will be carried out “green in green” in real time during the day-to-day spraying activities of a large arable farm. The […]

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May 11, 2021 7:00 AM

Act early to mitigate water stress Feature

The exceptionally dry April has significantly reduced soil moisture levels and with only limited rain forecast, growers may have to intervene to mitigate potential crop stress during the crucial canopy-building stage, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons advises. “While we are some way from drought conditions as yet, the level of moisture […]

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May 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Tune-in on the Tramlines Feature

Ideal for tractor-cab listening, each 20 min Tramlines discussion hosted by experienced West Country-based farming presenter, Tony Smith is designed to bring a key topic to life in an engaging and enlightening way. The series kicked off on April 29 with thought-provoking insights into the whys, whats, wheres and whens […]

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May 1, 2021 8:00 PM

Amazone to use Cereals 2021 as the launch pad for new products Feature

This plethora of new kit from Amazone includes seed drills, catch crop seeders, self-propelled sprayers, cultivators, power harrows and spreader upgrades – some of which are detailed below: Pantera 4504 self-propelled sprayer Cereals will see the public unveiling of the new Pantera 4504 self-propelled sprayer which is designed to set […]

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April 30, 2021 8:00 PM

Don’t drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria Feature

Recent cold, dry weather may have reduced the immediate disease pressure in cereal crops, but growers cannot drop their guard against yellow rust and Septoria at the main spring fungicide timings, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns. Yellow rust in particular is again causing concerns following reports of outbreaks in an […]

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