ProcamPress Releases & Articles

Protect potential for oilseed rape oil bonus, growers urged

UK oilseed rape (OSR) prices may have fallen from their approximate £600/t highs, but maximising oil content to optimise bonuses paid on top of yield is as important as ever.

That is the message from ProCam agronomist, Daniel Hatchett, who says if an oil bonus pays 1.5% of the crop’s purchase price for every 1% of oil content...

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ProCam agronomist elected to BASIS committee

North Wales based ProCam agronomist, Merfyn Parry, has been elected to the BASIS Membership Committee as the organisation’s FACTS Qualified Advisor (FQA).

Mr Parry, a member of ProCam’s County Crops team based at Burscough in Lancashire, specialises in maize, wheat, barley, fodder beet and grassland agronomy, working with farmers...

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Three new agronomy appointments for ProCam

Three new members of staff have joined the ProCam agronomy and research teams: Eilish Johnston and Stephen Acott join the company’s Scottish team as trainee agronomists, while James Bromwich joins as trials assistant.

James Bromwich, who grew up on his family’s farm in Leicestershire, joins ProCam as a Trials Assistant. After...

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Stimulating advice for spring barley

Good demand as Scottish malting capacity increases, coupled with relatively low growing costs, mean there is a lot to play for with spring malting barley.

That is the message to Scottish growers from Alistair Gordon, regional technical manager for ProCam’s Turriff-based and Invergordon-based Robertson Crop Services division.

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