Crop Health

    News

    Crop Health update: Winter beans

    Nitrogen fixing crops such as winter beans obviously have advantages in a rotation, adding to soil fertility as well as adding diversity to rotations. Yields can be variable between seasons…

    Crop Health Winter Roadshows in partnership with AHDB

    Inspiring events for cereals and oilseeds growers, focusing on innovations and science which will raise the efficiency and sustainability of Scottish arable production. Regionally relevant topics are curated by AHDB…

    Cold snap may arrest crop disease development

    Crop brairds in Scottish winter cereals have benefited from the mild autumn and adequate moisture, which is in contrast to some regions in the south where crops have failed to…

    Planning ahead for sustainable plant health

    Strategic forward planning to minimise plant health risks on farm might be an impossible ask in the main field season and the fast paced harvest and drilling period we’ve just…

    Soil health – why and how?

    Interest in soil health is growing at all levels. It is a key area for policy with the UK government’s 25-year environment plan, launched earlier this year, indicating that future agricultural policy will focus on soil health and structure.

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    Events

    Getting Greener Grass: How to make the most of the grazing season (Melrose) – A Soil Association event

    With the combination of snow and drought last year, it’s likely that by the end of February your feed stocks will be getting low. But how can you get your…

    Getting Greener Grass: How to make the most of the grazing season (Lockerbie) – A Soil Association event

    With the combination of snow and drought last year, it’s likely that by the end of February your feed stocks will be getting low. But how can you get your…

    Getting Greener Grass: How to make the most of the grazing season (Perth) – A Soil Association event

    With the combination of snow and drought last year, it’s likely that by the end of February your feed stocks will be getting low. But how can you get your…

    Getting Greener Grass: How to make the most of the grazing season (Inverurie) – A Soil Association event

    With the combination of snow and drought last year, it’s likely that by the end of February your feed stocks will be getting low. But how can you get your…

    Getting Greener Grass: How to make the most of the grazing season (Inverness) – A Soil Association event

    With the combination of snow and drought last year, it’s likely that by the end of February your feed stocks will be getting low. But how can you get your…

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    Publications

    Options available for relieving compaction

    Publication Type: Video Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Biodiversity, Crop Health, Crops and Soils, Soils, Environment, Climate Change, and Water Management
    Agricultural ecologist Dr Lorna Cole standing in a field beside a strip of pollinator friendly plants to benefit an arable farm

    Helping pollinators on your farm

    Publication Type: Video Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Biodiversity, Crop Health, Crops and Soils, Environment, and Discussion Groups

    Farm Management Handbook 2018/2019

    The 39th edition of the Farm Management Handbook is an essential tool for any progressive farm business, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date source of information for farmers, rural professionals, students…

    AgriBusiness News October 2018

    AgriBusiness News October 2018  

    Integrated Crop Management – Tools for crop protection

    Publication Type: Video Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Biodiversity, Crop Health, and Crops and Soils
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