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  1. Brand New Arable Event for Scotland - The Scottish Farmer - Arable Scotland

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    Three industry organisations have joined forces to launch a brand-new field-based arable event for Scotland.

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    Arable Scotland, which is jointly organised by AHDB, the James Hutton Institute and Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), will take place at Balruddery Farm, Invergowrie, on July 2.

    The event aims to bring together the key players in food production from farmers to distillers and exporters to demonstrate and discuss key industry issues such as innovative and sustainable farming.

  2. Rocket Fuel for Crops? – South East Farmer – James Short

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    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,

  3. Hutchinsons Launch Helix Project

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    - Precise magazine

    Focusing on key areas of innovation and technology Hutchinsons Helix project will act as a central research hub, it is a unique collaborative project working with a number of established companies to integrate different technologies and systems, allowing the grower to fully benefit from innovation and decision support.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.