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Innovation Insight – All is revealed

Making use of data available to farm businesses is not just down to bringing it into a platform, but providing an interface that allows profitability pointers to stand out. In the second of our series on data management pioneers, CPM explores Hutchinsons’ Omnia. We realised we needed to create a system to provide clients with […]

Research news – Research moves to the field

On-farm collaboration is where AHDB is focusing its research and knowledge exchange funding. CPM reports. We know that farmers learn best from each other. By Tom Allen-Stevens Prepare for a new approach to research and knowledge exchange (KE) from AHDB, and one that makes more use of ‘you’. That was the message from AHDB’s chief […]

Digital farming – ForwardFarm provides precision pointers

  New apps and better implementation of precision farming techniques may have far-reaching benefits that go beyond local cost savings or yield enhancements. CPM travels to Brussels to find out. I believe we can build in some flexibility in how new products are regulated. By Tom Allen-Stevens Bayer has unveiled a suite of digital farming […]

Conservation agriculture – Rebirth your dirt

Conservation or Regenerative agriculture has long been the preserve of the no-till enthusiast, but are there valuable lessons for all? CPM gathers knowledge from Groundswell and on-farm trials. There’s a hint of organic evangelism, blended with and endorsed by professional realism. By Tom Allen-Stevens Groundswell, that took place in Herts last month, could be viewed […]