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It’s Not Too Late to Boost Protein Levels in Your Milling Wheat

Recent weather is, once again, giving some farmers cause for concern.  The good weather that the UK has been experiencing of late is giving farmers, especially those in the South and East of the country, only 10% of the rainfall they expected in March and April.  If normal levels of rain do fall during late […]

UK farmers could lead the world in innovation

UK farms could become the test bed for agricultural innovations that will lead the world into a new Green Revolution and potentially eliminate the growing global problems of malnutrition, extreme hunger and extreme poverty.   Following Brexit, a policy approach to farming and science that’s properly regulated, closely aligned with the EU, but free to […]

Survey response brings a high flyer

Congratulations to farm manager Mark Turner from Skirlaugh in East Yorks, who’s the lucky winner of a state-of-the-art DJI Mavic pro drone for taking part in the CPM/BASF/Dekalb survey.   He responded to the survey and completed the tie-breaker question with the reply deemed best by the judging panel. “Excellent establishment along with excellent agronomic […]

Zypar unveiled to UK growers by Dow AgroSciences

Dow AgroSciences has today unveiled a brand new cereal herbicide which will deliver UK growers unparalleled control of key broad-leaved weeds in both the autumn and spring. Zypar is a co-formulation of Dow’s longstanding active florasulam – used in Spitfire – and Arylex Active which was introduced to the market in Pixxaro EC last year. […]

Vantage: Berthoud’s new trailed sprayer wins ‘Sprayer of the Year’ award at SIMA, Paris

Berthoud’s new VANTAGE is a high spec, trailed sprayer that stands out from the crowd and has won the prestigious ‘Sprayer of the Year’ award at SIMA, Paris. The VANTAGE has all the fundamentals of the brand: ACTIFLEX II axle suspension, DUALMATIC operation and its motorized version DUALELEC, as well as the BERTHOUD boom range.  […]

Good timing brings a winning response

Three lucky CPM readers have each won a stunning Barbour jacket for taking part in a recent CPM/Bayer survey on early season disease control.   Stephen Wood of Easington Hall Farm, Cleveland, Matthew Copley of East Newton Hall Farm, N Yorks, and Mark Ireland of Heath Farm in Lincs responded to the survey and completed […]

Exclusive offer to join the inner circle

Places have been reserved exclusively for CPM readers among the 50 growers joining BASF’s Real Results Circle. Those who take part in on-farm trials will receive free BASF product, as well as independent advice and crop performance reports. CPM readers have been actively encouraged to join a new UK-wide network of on-farm trials, and put […]