Arable farmers have become increasingly aware of the importance of sustainable farming systems. There continues to be much topical discussion on how to improve soil fertility, increase yields and reduce crop production costs. Expenditure on fertiliser represents a significant proportion of the variable costs to grow crops, and farmers should consider the long-term benefits when utilising livestock manures as a source of nutrients for crop production,
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Thomas Todd is using his own field trials on his farm to give him the optimum nitrogen fertiliser rate for his malting spring barley and the best septoria disease control for his winter wheat.
Chris Cooper and Rob Saunders, vine specialists in the Hutchinsons Horticultural Team, continue their thoughts on vineyard priorities for March.
Crop Watch - Farmers Weekly
Few of my clients can remember a time when crops have looked so good at this time of year.
Based in Kent, Hutchinson agronomist David Shepard considers growth regulation for the cereal crop this spring.