July 10, 2020 8:00 PM

Life Scientific appoints new UK country manager

Life Scientific, the leading Dublin based off patent crop protection company has appointed Ruth Stanley as its UK country manager – reflecting the company’s success in bringing cost-effective crop protection solutions to UK growers over the last two years. Mrs Stanley previously held the position of UK technical manager within […]

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July 4, 2020 8:05 PM

Combine the ‘most reliable’ techniques to tackle CSFB

A review of evidence and new trials work have revealed the factors most likely to influence cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB) pressure in winter oilseed rape (OSR). The ADAS-led research identified 31 factors, including an estimate of the reliability of each individual effect and an indication of how open each […]

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July 2, 2020 8:03 PM

The new UF 1002 and UF 1302 mounted sprayers from Amazone

Amazone has extended its UF 02 mounted sprayer range with two new models.  The UF 1002 has a nominal volume of 1,000 litres and an actual volume of 1,100 litres, whereas the UF 1302 has a nominal volume of 1,300 litres and an actual volume of 1,400 litres.  Both models […]

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July 1, 2020 8:02 PM

Limus® protected urea hits the target

Getting the most out of the nitrogen applied to crops is important both for farm profitability and sustainability. Low rainfall, dry or drying soils, warm soil temperatures – all of which have been widely experienced this season – or high soil pH are the environmental conditions which can increase the […]

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June 30, 2020 8:00 PM

EGNOS takes a look at how satellite navigation systems help farmers reduce CO2 emissions

ESSP – a European Satellite Service Provider  – has visited a European cereal farmer in Salamanca, Spain, to take a closer look at a real life example of how satellite navigation systems help farmers to reduce CO2 emissions, as well as save time and money.  The company looked at how EGNOS, […]

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