We’re just about to kick off this winter’s Monitor Farm meetings. All four here in the south-west are starting on the topic of machinery power and labour – costs, work rates and efficiency. Over
I celebrated the end of this season’s meetings with a day out at the Military Air Tattoo at Fairford. All very exciting. There was a touching flypast of the famous Dambusters 617 Squadron, then from
I try to make the most of every day of the best month of the year and on Friday I certainly did with crop walking in beautiful Dorset. Septoria levels weren’t as high as I’d expected given that
Last month I was fortunate to lead a short study trip to the (ODA) headquarters in Bourges, France to take part in a training course on this subject. Our group comprised AHDB members including Vikki
I think the next meeting ('The Great Crop Protection Debate', 1 March 2018) is going to be very interesting. We, as farmers, are needing to know more about the treatments we are giving our crops.
By Georgie Cossins Cover crops have occupied much of the agricultural limelight over the past couple of years. Some farmers have embraced them while others believe them to be just a passing fad.
Before we visited, our perception was that large former East German arable farms were achieving consistently good arable crops, particularly oilseed rape. We wanted to learn how if this was the