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Herbicide reboot may be needed if spraying with hard water

Farmers destroying weed-infested stubbles or old grassland prior to planting spring crops, including maize, may need to boost the performance of glyphosate if farming in hard water areas following the ban on tallow amine formulations of the treatment, says Hall Charlton of leading agronomy firm, ProCam.

According to agronomist Mr...

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ProCam appoints new Managing Director for the UK

Leading agronomy firm ProCam has appointed Diane Heath as its UK Managing Director.

Mrs Heath brings more than 20 years’ experience in technical and commercial agriculture – having previously worked for a research-based crop protection manufacturer and in distribution, including roles in field-based agronomy, sales and marketing...

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Three-step blackgrass plan helps weed out uneconomic crops

Winter cereal growers facing uncontrolled blackgrass brought on by early drilling and the dry autumn are being urged to make an honest appraisal of its likely economic impact, in order to plan appropriate action.

According to Mike Thornton, head of crop production for leading agronomy firm, ProCam, last summer’s early harvest...

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RED CLOVER OFFERS POTENTIAL TO BOOST PRODUCTION FROM FORAGE

Including red clover in silage leys has the potential to boost dry matter production by more than two tonnes per hectare per year and increase nutritional quality in the clamp, according to Francis Dunne of Field Options.

Speaking at the AHDB’s ‘Quality Silage from Seed to Feed’ event at Longden Manor in Shropshire, he...

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