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The Helix National Development Farm

Hosted courtesy of Andrew and William Pitts of J W Pitts & Sons

The Helix National site in Northamptonshire develops and trials the latest innovations and technologies at farm scale. Check here for updates on some of our projects in progress including predict and justify, nutrition and sustainability.

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LINKING TECHNOLOGY, KNOWLEDGE AND ADVICE TO DELIVER SUSTAINABLE FARMING

As a central hub for Helix, the Helix Technology Development Farm is developing, trialling and demonstrating the latest innovations and technologies at farm scale to determine their benefits.

The Helix National site in Northamptonshire develops and trials the latest innovations and technologies at farm scale. Check here for updates on some of our projects in progress including predict and justify, nutrition and sustainability.

Learn more about the trials work being done on Helix Farm below, or click here for a broader overview of the Helix project as a whole.

Helix National - Early March 2021 Soils update - Part 1 -

The Helix National site in Northamptonshire develops and trials the latest innovations and technologies at farm scale. Check here for updates on some of our projects in progress including predict and justify, nutrition and sustainability.

Dick Neale shares a look at soils and cover crops at the Helix National Development Farm.

TRIAL SITE VIDEO UPDATES

Helix National - Early March 2021 Soils update with Dick Neale - Part 2

Cover Crops - Dick Neale September 2020 Soil Update

Michael Shemilt - Cover Crop Insights 2020

Margin Watch - June 2020 Update

pH and Nutrient Use Efficiency - 2020

Growth Stage Prediction Modelling - Helix Farm - Michael Shemilt - 2020

Plant Tissue Testing - Rob Jewers - Early May 2020

Nitrogen Use Efficiency - Tim Kerr - 2020

Septoria and Crop Growth - Michael Shemilt - Late April 2020

Nitrogen Use Efficiency - Bob Bulmer - Late April 2020

Omnia Crop Growth Model Checking 2020

Measuring Plant Establishment - 2020

REGISTERING YOUR INTEREST...

As there are limited spaces at our events this year, we are running separately timed slots for some of our events.

Provided places are available for the event(s) you have registered interest in, we will get in touch with you shortly via email to arrange your booking(s) and send you the details you’ll need to get to the event(s).

When an event becomes fully booked we will remove it from the website as quickly as possible, but if you register before we do so (while the event is full) we will do our best to make alternative arrangements so that you can still see the trials!

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