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  1. Focus of Demonstrations – The Northern Farmer – Helen Brown, Lewis McKerrow

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    Helen Brown - Thumbnail CropwatchThe annual Hutchinsons Carlisle crop demonstration open day is to be held at Midtown Farm, Kirkbampton, Carlisle, on Tuesday, June 18.

    Demonstrations will focus on four key topics: the latest winter wheat, barley and spring barley varieties, seed rate trials, the role of forage yield mapping and the newest precision farming tools.

  2. Unlocking Soil Secrets – Arable Farming – Oliver Wood

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    TerraMap Logo LayersLaunched by Hutchinsons, TerraMap unique technology revolutionises the way in which soil nutrient mapping is undertaken in the UK and sets a new standard for accuracy in precision agriculture and soil knowledge.

    "Today's precision farming requirements demand greater accuracy and currently UK growers have not had access to a reliable, high definition soil scanning system – until now"

  3. High Definition Soil Scanning – Arable Farming – Oliver Wood

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    Terramap-display1High resolution soil scanning based on gamma-ray detection technology will deliver 'game-changing' soil mapping, according to agronomy business Hutchinsons, which has launched a new service to growers.

    TerraMap delivers resolutions of more than 800 points per hectare, compared to typically eight data points/ha using typical hectare grid sampling, providing high definition mapping of all common nutrients, pH, soil organic matter and cation exchange capacity (CEC), as well as elevation and plant available water.

  4. Increase Yields and Profitability – Farmers Guide

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    Cereals_2019_Logo-Horizontal_Details_CMYKTrial results that reveal how to increase yields and improve profitability will be available to discuss at this year's Hutchinsons stand at Cereals.

    By comparing variably drilled wheat alongside a farm standard rate on spilt fields and taking them to yield, the statistically-valid work has proven that using Omnia Precision Agronomy can increase yields by an average of 0.6t/ha, worth £99/ha (based on wheat at £165/t). In this particular trial, costs of production were also reduced, by as much as £28/t, says Hutchinsons.

    Terramap is a soil scanning and mapping service available exclusively through Hutchinsons and Omnia. Terramap will be launched at Cereals.

  5. TerraMap lifts soil mapping accuracy and window – AgriTradeNews – Oliver Wood

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    TerraMap Logo LayersHutchinsons has launched a new soil nutrient mapping service, which it says is the first high definition system available in the UK, with an extended data collection window.

    TerraMap uses gamma-ray detection technology to delivers resolutions of over 800 points per hectare, providing high definition mapping of all common nutrient properties, pH, soil texture, organic matter and cation exchange capacity (CEC) as well as elevation and plant available water.

  6. Discuss Profitability with Hutchinsons at Cereals – Stand 500 – Agronomist & Arable Farmer

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    Cereals_2019_Logo-Horizontal_Details_CMYKVisitors to the Hutchinsons stand at Cereals will be able to discuss the results of last autumn's Omnia validation trials, which proved for the first time the financial benefits of variable drilling using Omnia.

    By comparing variably drilled wheat alongside a farm standard rate on split fields and taking them to yield, the statistically valid work has proven that using Omnia Precision Agronomy can increase yields by an average of 0.6t/ha, worth £99/ha (based on wheat at £165/t).

  7. The Silent Call of the Soil - CPM - Oliver Wood, Jim Woodward, Lewis McKerrow

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    TerraMap - SoilOptix Passive SensorEver wondered what your soil is trying to tell you? CPM profiles a new service, using a tool that picks up a soil’s unique signature to give a window on its world.

    A certain amount of care is applied as the sodium-iodine crystal, encased in its carbon fibre tube, is placed in the foam-filled carry case, ready to move to the next site. It lies at the heart of what Hutchinsons believes is a “game-changing” soil-mapping service, that will quite literally unearth a wealth of spatial data that’s never before been captured.

  8. Gamma Rays Detect Nutrient Levels – Agronomist & Arable Farmer – Oliver Wood

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    TerraMap soil scanning infographicUsing technology to map soil nutrients is not a new science; however, a newly launched system takes the process to a whole new level.

    Launched by Hutchinsons, TerraMap revolutionises the way in which soil nutrient mapping is undertaken. Today's precision farming requirements demand greater accuracy and UK growers do not currently have access to a high definition soil scanning system – until now, says precision technology manager Oliver Wood.

    TerraMap uses gamma ray detection technology that delivers resolutions of over 800 points/ha, providing high definition mapping of all common nutrient properties, pH, soil texture, organic matter (OM) and the Cation exchange capacity (CEC) of the soil, as well as elevation and plant available water.

  9. The Routes to Higher Crop Yields Revealed – Cumberland News – Helen Brown, Lewis McKerrow

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    Field Walking - northThe annual Hutchinsons Carlisle crop demonstration open day promises a fascinating insight into how yields can be improved through variety selection, targeted agronomy and precision technology.

    The event is being held at Midtown Farm, Kikbampton, on Tuesday June 18, by kind permission of the Brown Family.

    Demostrations will cover four key topics; the latest winter wheat, barley and spring barley varieties, seed rate trials, the role of forage yield mapping and the newest precision farming tools from Hutchinsons.