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  1. More Accurate and Detailed Soil Mapping Ready for Use - Farmers Weekly - Oliver Wood, Jim Woodward

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    TerraMap Mini LogoSoil nutrient mapping is set to get a lot more accurate and detailed as the scanning technology used for detecting minerals from the air across the wilds of Canada is being adapted for the UK farm.

    A helicopter-mounted sensor used for mineral prospecting has been scaled down to a high-definition soil scanning system which is being launched as TerraMap to refine precision farming systems.

  2. Game-changing soil mapping service launched to UK growers - TerraMap - Oliver Wood

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    TerraMap - SoilOptix Passive SensorLaunched by Hutchinsons, TerraMap revolutionises the way in which soil nutrient mapping is currently undertaken in the UK - setting a new standard for accuracy in precision agriculture.

    Today’s precision farming requirements demand greater accuracy and currently UK growers do not have access to a high definition soil scanning system – until now, says Hutchinsons precision technology manager, Oliver Wood.

  3. Drill to the Soil - Tillage Magazine - Dick Neale

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    Dick-Neale“It's worth remembering that all drills come factory set” Dick Neale, Hutchinsons.

    At a recent Farmacy open day at Redhouse Farm, Waddingworth, Lincolnshire, Dick Neale spent some time explaining the subtleties of direct drilling. Andy Newbold went along to find out more.

    Dick explained how the topsoil changes from the first year of direct drilling through subsequent seasons and how the grower's approach should reflect these changes.

  4. Consistency is key for successful milling wheat - Alex Wilcox - Anglia Farmer

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    • Match top nutrition to wheat variety
    • Profit and investment vital for future
    • Good opportunities to supply millers

    Eastern region growers from three counties celebrated success at this year's recent AHDB Milling Wheat Conference – highlighting the importance of good links between farmers and millers to produce excellent quality bread for consumers.

  5. Estate Builds Healthier Soils Within an Intensive Rotation

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    - Midland Farmer

    • Profit and soils status both important
    • Small changes can bring big benefits
    • Long term approach to improvements

    A Shropshire estate is determined to show soil health can be improved within an intensive root-cropping rotation as it strives to bolster its environmental and financial sustainability.

  6. Scotland’s New Arable Event

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    Plans are moving on apace for the new Arable Scotland event, planned for this summer on July 2 at Balruddery Farm, Fowlis, by Dundee.Arable Scotland Event Logo

    This is a brand new annual event for Scotland where the industry can meet, debate, view and review the new innovations that will drive the markets and future sustainability of Scottish arable production.