Author Posts: Rosanna Sweet

Can drilling OSR later be successful?

The answer is yes! The oilseed rape drilling window is far wider than often thought. Although most crops are drilled in the first two weeks of August, it is possible to drill into September and still get a good crop established, says leading plant breeders Limagrain UK.

Climate challenges push farmers towards nature-friendly solutions

Nature-friendly farming solutions could offer a way forward for farmers dealing with the impact of climate change and the need to keep their farms profitable, according to a recent webinar organised by the Nature Friendly Farming Network (NFFN).

More than £20,000 prize money on offer at English Winter Fair

Set to take place at the Staffordshire County Showground on 18th and 19th November, there will be more than £20,000 in prize money on offer at this year’s English Winter Fair.

Irrigation and crop store monitors bring peace of mind and free up time

Third generation farmer Tim Young was struggling to manage the irrigation and storage of high value crops, such as onions, which saw him reluctant to leave the farm in peak growing season in case he missed a problem with an irrigator. An internet search led him to a simple solution…

Quality and efficiency key to farming/contracting business

A South Yorkshire family contracting business says investments in quality machinery has been integral to its success. Farmers Guide finds out more.

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