NEWS
  • 25 October 2017

    Don’t ignore the threat from BYDV – Nick Wall

    Don’t ignore the threat from BYDV – Nick Wall
    Don’t ignore the threat from BYDV - October 2017 Cereal growers are warned not to be complacent in protecting their crops against Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) as temperatures remain warm heading into autumn.
  • 27 June 2017

    Updates from the Kent AHDB Monitor Farm

    Updates from the Kent AHDB Monitor Farm
    June 22nd saw farmers and agronomists meet at the AHDB Monitor Farm open day, at Sittingbourne, Kent. Soybeans are being grown for the first time and all aspects of agronomy were discussed - cost of inputs, drilling date, challenges of growing, place in rotation and preceding cover crop.
  • 6 June 2017

    Prepare your farm for post-Brexit cropping – Nick Wall

    Prepare your farm for post-Brexit cropping – Nick Wall
    Prepare your farm for post-Brexit cropping - Nick Wall, Crop Management Partners Based in Hampshire and advising across the southern counties of England, Nick Wall urges growers to seek out opportunities to increase revenue and efficiency ahead of Brexit.
  • 30 March 2017

    Crop Management Partners 2017 Conference – Farming with reduced pesticides

    Crop Management Partners 2017 Conference – Farming with reduced pesticides
    Crop Management Partners 2017 Conference - Farming with reduced pesticides Farmers from across the south were urged to concentrate on their strengths, identify their weaknesses, investigate opportunities to diversify, and engage more with the publi c at a conference looking at the future of farming in post-Brexit Britain.
  • 17 March 2017

    Writing in CPM Magazine ~ March 2017 Ben Burrows ‘Happier days for OSR’

    Writing in CPM Magazine ~ March 2017 Ben Burrows ‘Happier days for OSR’
    CPM Magazine ~ March 2017 Ben Burrows ‘Happier days for OSR' by Lucy de la Pasture What a difference a year makes. Growers who have kept the faith with oilseed rape look set to be rewarded for their loyalty to the oft-problematic break crop. It hasn’t been a case of sunshine and roses throughout the country but, on the whole, the national OSR crop looks to have potential.
  • 3 March 2017

    AHDB Sittingbourne Monitor Farm Event – 9th March 2017

    AHDB Sittingbourne Monitor Farm Event – 9th March 2017
    You’re invited to the Sittingbourne AHDB Monitor Farm Event. The topic of this event is 'Improving your soils biology for healthier crops and more consistent yields'.
  • 10 February 2017

    Crop Management Partners – Study Tour to Edinburgh

    Crop Management Partners – Study Tour to Edinburgh
    February 1st and 2nd saw a group of 20 farmers and agronomists leave behind a cold and bleak Gatwick with storm ‘Doris’ approaching to find a shockingly balmy and pleasant Edinburgh. Well, they do say the sun shines on the righteous…?
  • 25 January 2017

    AHDB Sittingbourne Monitor Farm Event – February 2017

    AHDB  Sittingbourne Monitor Farm Event – February 2017
    You’re invited to the Sittingbourne AHDB Monitor Farm Event. The topic of this event is ‘Cereal’s yield potential’ as part of the ADAS’s Yield Enhancement Network (YEN).
  • 26 October 2016

    2017 NRoSO meetings, hosted by CMP – Sign up

    2017 NRoSO meetings, hosted by CMP – Sign up
    Every year we run NRoSO training workshops for farmers, advisors and spray operators. This workshop is part of the farming and crop protection industry’s Voluntary Initiative to minimise the environmental impacts of pesticides.
  • 19 August 2016

    Cover Crops ~ Taking Cover this Winter

    Cover Crops ~ Taking Cover this Winter
    At a time when the economics of arable farming mean most farms are trying to drive cost out of the business, spending £40-100/ha on seed, fertiliser, slug pellets, labour and machinery to establish a cover crop is not very attractive. You have to buy into the longer term benefits of better soil structure, improved soil biology, reduced erosion risk and nutrient retention. Plus catch or cover crops can also be used to meet your Greening requirements.

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