We’re starting to pull together regular blog posts to showcase a handpicked collection of industry articles – all free to read. Let’s find out what’s been going on over the past week.
This week, Farmers Guide shares how yellow rust may be on the rise following a mild winter. Farmers unions are urging the government to extend its Energy and Trade Intensive Industry scheme to more sectors of the farming industry. The Fendt 728 makes its way onto UK soil.
Extend energy aid to farming to secure food supply – unions
Leaders in the primary farming unions have appealed to the government to reconsider the sectors of farming that have been included in the Energy and Trade Intensive Industry (ETII) scheme. Farmers Weekly shares more in this blog post.
Multisites can extend life of single-site popular cereal fungicides
Multisite protectant fungicides may be the next big thing for farmers. Research from Michael Grimmer has found that using a multisite protectant fungicide can substantially increase the life of single-site curative fungicides. Farmers Weekly explores the research in this article.
Does wheat market recovery present opportunity to sell?
Is the wheat market improving? Despite wheat prices making small improvements over the last week, the outlook is still somewhat bleak according to Farmers Weekly.
First impressions: new £250,000 Fendt 728 lands on UK soil
Is the Fendt 728 really worth its £250,000 price tag? The new vehicle has arrived in the UK – Farmers Weekly shares first impressions.
Crop Watch: wet weather woes as field jobs pile up
The March weather made for an unpredictable month in farming. Farmers Weekly shares its latest Crop Watch for the month ahead in light of the recent fickle weather.
Arable and vegetable producers can benefit from new irradiation sensor
A new, more precise way to manage irrigation, disease protection and fieldwork is on the horizon for arable farmers with the launch of a new irradiation sensor. The sensor will help to improve productivity and reduce costs, and it is incredibly accurate. Farmers Guide shares more.
Plan your OSR management carefully this season
Hutchinsons is warning farmers to be more careful when managing crops in the upcoming season thanks to the recent OSR growth variation throughout the spring. Farmers Guide shares more.
Increase vigilance for yellow rust this spring
Farmers beware – cases of yellow rust may be on the rise following the winter. Farmers Guide explores yellow rust and how to stay vigilant.
How will you stay ahead of the curve in the upcoming season? Will you be investing in the Fendt 728?
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