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Reducing Cereal Energy Costs

For cereal farmers, energy costs can represent a sizeable proportion of the cost of production whether it is in the field, haulage to drying and storing. Improving efficiency therefore becomes…

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Profiting from Reducing Tillage and Lowering Emissions – Alistair Hodge, Whitsome Farm

In the sixth of our Reducing Tillage and Lowering Emissions series we visit Alistair Hodge, Whitsome Farm who has adopted the principles of minimum tillage....

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Profiting From Reducing Tillage and Lowering Emissions – Hew Hunter, Broachrigg Farm

In case study 5 of our Profiting from Reducing Tillage and Lowering Emissions series we hear about Hew’s move to reduced tillage where he farms...

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Arable Scotland Attendees Debate Global Challenges

With crops rapidly ripening off and harvest accelerating towards growers it might have been natural for attendees at the Arable Scotland event on the 5th July...

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An Arable Scotland Wrap-Up

Scotland’s premier arable event, Arable Scotland, was hailed as a huge success. Held at Balruddery Farm, near Dundee, the event showcased the latest research and...

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Crop Health Updates – June 2022

The weather has been pretty variable across the country and so in some areas it has been tricky to get sprays on to spring barley....

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Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2022/23

The Scottish cereals lists include varieties of spring and winter barley, wheat and oats that are of most agronomic and commercial value to Scottish growers...

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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Assessment Plans Handout

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the holistic approach to pest management which aims to maximise profitability and productivity whilst minimising the negative impacts of production...

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Profiting from Reducing Tillage and Lowering Emissions – Alistair Hodge, Whitsome Farm

In the sixth of our Reducing Tillage and Lowering Emissions series we visit Alistair Hodge, Whitsome Farm who has adopted the principles of minimum tillage....

Read more >

Profiting From Reducing Tillage and Lowering Emissions – Hew Hunter, Broachrigg Farm

In case study 5 of our Profiting from Reducing Tillage and Lowering Emissions series we hear about Hew’s move to reduced tillage where he farms...

Read more >

Arable Scotland Attendees Debate Global Challenges

With crops rapidly ripening off and harvest accelerating towards growers it might have been natural for attendees at the Arable Scotland event on the 5th July...

Read more >

An Arable Scotland Wrap-Up

Scotland’s premier arable event, Arable Scotland, was hailed as a huge success. Held at Balruddery Farm, near Dundee, the event showcased the latest research and...

Read more >

Crop Health Updates – June 2022

The weather has been pretty variable across the country and so in some areas it has been tricky to get sprays on to spring barley....

Read more >

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2022/23

The Scottish cereals lists include varieties of spring and winter barley, wheat and oats that are of most agronomic and commercial value to Scottish growers...

Read more >

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Assessment Plans Handout

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the holistic approach to pest management which aims to maximise profitability and productivity whilst minimising the negative impacts of production...

Read more >

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