A new biological soil inoculant developed to boost cover crops and, more significantly, pass on a soil health legacy to following cash crops has been launched by bio-fertiliser specialists PlantWorks.
Adama Agricultural Solutions UK Ltd has announced the appointment of Dr Alison Hall as its new product manager for herbicides.
Growers of vulnerable crops such as sugar beet and oilseed rape should give them a helping hand to make use of available soil moisture now the region has had some much-needed rain, an eastern counties crop advisor is urging.
Increased use of ‘big picture’ data to spot agronomic trends, provide an early warning of potential crop problems and identify practices that can help, could be an important tool to boost arable farms’ financial sustainability in the unknown waters of Brexit, says leading agronomy firm, ProCam.
Adama is urging arable growers to make every slug pellet count this season by applying the right pellet at the right time and at the right dose.
Pre- and post-emergence herbicide applications are vital to the control of black-grass populations, but are only part of the solution when it comes to delivering a long-term answer to the black-grass conundrum.
Harry James has joined national agronomy and crop production business ProCam, expanding the ProChem team of agronomists based at Leominster in Herefordshire.
Newly drilled sugar beet could have its yield potential increased significantly by applying a new growth stimulant that supplies a crop-specific formulation of beneficial soil bacteria, according to leading plant research company PlantWorks Ltd and agronomy specialists ProCam.
With the 2018 ‘slug pellet season’ rapidly approaching, Adama is once again providing free placebo pellets to enable growers to calibrate their spreaders without the need to use live slug baiting pellets.
Adama has released the second episode of its podcast aimed at providing UK arable farmers and agronomists with the latest crop protection news and advice.