ProcamPress Releases & Articles

NEW FOCUS ON SOIL BIOLOGY COULD IMPROVE YIELDS IN UK ARABLE CROPS

Yields of UK spring beans could be significantly improved by inoculating them with better strains of nitrogen-fixing bacteria, visitors to ProCam’s recent series of Trials Open Days were told. Whilst output is inherently variable in the crop, new work suggests increases of up to 1t/ha can be achieved by using better bacterial...

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Surge in planting of spring crops predicted for region’s farms

Eastern England could see a surge in planting of spring crops in 2017, an expert crop advisor in the region is predicting. According to Dr Zoe Rutterford of agronomy firm ProCam, farmers in the area have already been steadily increasing the proportion of spring-sown crops in rotations over recent years – as they struggle to control...

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Focus on Core Issues to Control Blackgrass

Focusing on the conditions that favour blackgrass development could go a long way to helping control the problem on UK farms, says ProCam’s technical director Dr Tudor Dawkins. With just about every crop in the rotation on farms right across the main arable areas of England currently affected, addressing the issue at a grass roots...

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