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  1. TerraMap Provides Hi-def Mapping of Fruit Farms – Agronomist & Arable Farmer – Nick Strelczuk

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    Nick Strelczuk precision technology specialist for HutchinsonsNick Strelczuk, precision technology specialist with Hutchinsons, highlights the importance of understanding soil variability in all crops, including arable crops and top fruit.

    He explains that TerraMap is a new, highly accurate soil mapping service offered at two levels of service – standard and premium. It uses gamma-ray detection technology to measure 21 important soil parameters at a resolution of 800 points per hectare, much more accurately than anything else available.

  2. Importance of Understanding Soil Variability in Vines – Vineyard – Nick Strelczuk

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    Nick Strelczuk precision technology specialist for HutchinsonsNick Strelczuk highlights the importance of understanding soil variability, especially in the context of high value crops like vines.

    Nick Strelczuk, precision technology specialist with Hutchinsons, explains that TerraMap is a new highly accurate soil mapping service offered at two levels of service, standard and premium. It uses gamma-ray detection technology to measure 21 important soil parameters at a resolution of 800 points per hectare.

    The scanning can be carried out irrespective of crop cover or soil moisture at a breadth and resolution unheard of until its launch back in spring 2019.

  3. Consistency is Key in a Changing Climate – Precise Mag – Jim Clark

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    Setting up and running a successful AD plant in a high rainfall, grassland and intensive dairy area takes some management.

    Located just east of Dumfries in south west Scotland, Tinwald Power runs a 1MW anaerobic digestion plant fuelled with a mix of grass, forage rye and whole crop silage, supplemented as necessary with livestock manures.

  4. Technology Assistance – South East Farmer – Nick Strelczuk

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    Nick Strelczuk precision technology specialist for HutchinsonsThis year's wet conditions have meant many growers have not been able to complete their autumn drilling, so will have to look at spring cropping options once soils begin to dry.

    According to Nick Strelczuk, precision technology specialist for Hutchinsons, farmers can be assisted by current and new developments in precision technology such as Omnia and TerraMap to maximise the returns from spring cropping and be as efficient as possible in the circumstances.

  5. 2020: A Year of Opportunity – South East Farmer – Stuart Hill

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    Stuart_Hill0217On Wednesday 13 November the South of England Agricultural Society hosted its annual Farming Conference at the South of England Showground in Ardingly, West Sussex.

    Bringing together over 250 farmers, landowners, agriculturalists, and industry representatives from across the South of England, the topic of this year’s debate was titled ‘From Uncertainty to Opportunity’, with conversation centred around considering whether, Brexit or otherwise, the industry has a positive future.

  6. Exciting precision technology developments at LAMMA – Agronomist & Arable Farmer – Oliver Wood

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    ConnectOne of the main sticking points with precision farming has always been moving data from one system or machine to another one.

    However, with the Omnia Precision Agronomy system this is now easier than ever before!

    Visit Hutchinsons at LAMMA to hear how exciting collaborations with leading machinery and data management systems such as Claas, Väderstad and Muddy Boots, has resulted in much improved streamlined data connection.

  7. Exciting precision technology developments in Omnia unveiled at CropTec – Agronomist & Arable Farmer – Oliver Wood

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    Oliver Wood with TerraMapOne of the main sticking points with precision farming has always been moving data from one system or machine to another one. However, with the Omnia Precision Agronomy system this is about to get easier than ever before!

    Visit Hutchinsons at CropTec to hear how exciting collaborations with leading machinery and data management systems such as Claas, Väderstad and Muddy Boots, has resulted in much improved streamlined data connection.

  8. Innovative Technologies and Market-Leading Agronomy Working Together – National Fruit Show 2019 Handbook – Rob Saunders, Jonathan Blackman

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    0I2A0890The Hutchinsons Enhanced Light Interception Orchard System (HELIOS) was established last spring at two sites, in East Kent and on the Herefordshire/Gloucestershire border, to examine how orchards can be cost-effectively re-designed and managed to capture more light, improve yields and allow new mechanical picking systems in future.

    Several systems for growing Gala Galaxy clones on different rootstocks are being trialled over 10 years at both sites, with detailed yield and crop grading measurements due to be taken to help identify the most cost-effective options.

  9. Providing Grape Protection – Vineyard – Mike Hutchinson, Chris Cooper, Rob Saunders, Chris Williams, Jeremy Sharp

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    The crop protection specialists proudly supporting vineyards across the entire UK.

    Since being founded in 1938, crop production specialists Hutchinsons has grown from an operation serving fruit growers in the Wisbech area of Cambridgeshire, to one of the nation's leading agricultural and horticultural input advice and supply companies.

    Today, brothers David and Mike Hutchinson continue to play an active role in the family-owned business which celebrated its 80th anniversary last year. Driven by a modern, forward-thinking approach, the Hutchinsons and their dedicated, 450-strong team are committed to providing the best agronomy and crop protection advice, products and services to growers of all crops across the entire UK, from Aberdeen to Truro.

  10. Fruit Growing in the 21st Century – South East Farmer – Mike Hutchinson

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    Mike HutchinsonMike Hutchinson, Horticultural Director of national agronomy business, Hutchinsons, says that the company prides itself on the high calibre and integrity of its agronomists.

    By being at the forefront of investing in and applying new technology in all areas of its business, they are constantly looking to enhance the level of service they can offer to fruit growers who are an important sector of their business throughout the country.

    “We pride ourselves on being able to offer top quality, relevant and up to the minute agronomy advice for fruit growers on all aspects of their activities.