Gear up for Grain Sampling – Ben Burrows July 2021 Last harvest we encouraged our clients to take grain samples for nutrient analysis, a practice which is encouraged by the AHDB and YEN competition. In total we had over 100 samples to send to the lab and collect into a data set – this year it […]
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One Years Weed, 10 Years Seed! June is a good time to take stock of the year gone by. Black grass and ryegrass are so successful as grass weeds because like them, cereals are grasses. What is good for winter wheat and winter barley establishment is also good for grass weeds. September-early October drilling gets […]
Agritek – April Update 2021 Spring season is well under way, despite the changeable weather we’ve experienced – lots of Agchems being ordered and sprayers rolling. Distributors are keeping up with orders, so good news all round. ‘CMP Analytics’ speak to your agronomist if you would like to organise tissue / soilwise analysis – we […]
As you may be aware, in light of the Covid 19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on social gatherings, City & Guilds have made the decision to offer this year’s NRoSO Annual Training Event online. This year’s course worth 8 NRoSO & BASIS points is now live and available to register and complete by following the […]
Oilseed Rape Establishment Updated for 2020 Key points to aid establishment of your oilseed rape crops this year 1. Leave a long stubble and conserve moisture – Adult CSFB can distinguish green oilseed rape cotyledons emerging against a brown seedbed. Avoiding a “brown” seedbed and leaving stubble/residue present can confuse the adult flea beetle as […]
Crop Management Partners Winter Conference 2020 Join us as we introduce Soilwise – the new soil health testing service from CMP as we look to make the link between healthy soil and healthy crops Including speakers Roger Silvester-Bradley (ADAS) Caroline Hobson (Lancrop) Invitation Kent – Mon 13th January 2020 – Blackbird Farming, Hempstead Farm, […]
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.