Agrovista & Industry News

05/09/2014What it takes to win - and how it feels
The deadline is approaching for entries for the 2014 Farm Business Food & Farming Industry Awards.  Chris Lyddon talks to judges, sponsors and past winners about what they think it takes to succeed

05/09/2014Progressive Farmer of the Year sponsored by Agrovista
We are looking for examples of farmers and businesses who are re-engineering farming through good business practice that recognises the importance of marketing.

05/09/2014New look unveiled
This year's National Fruit Show in Kent will see an updated layout in a new exhibition hall to showcase the best of British fruit, Gavin McEwan reports

01/09/2014Agrovista ........................... Stand D84
Agrovista, is one of the UK's leading suppliers of agronomy advice and crop protection products

15/08/2014Top talents get set to choose the industrys very best
We introduce the top food and farming industry figures who will be judging this year's Farm Business Food & Farming Industry Awards

15/08/2014Agronomists expertise is ever more crucial
Agronomist of the Year Award sponsor DuPont UK explains the qualities the judges will be looking for in the winner of this important category

18/07/2014Progressive farmers are needed more than ever
The agricultural industry needs innovative leaders, and Agrovista is helping to recognise candidates with its category sponsorship of the Food & Farming Industry Awards

16/07/2014Fruit Focus: Agrovista - Stand 300
Fruit growers visiting Agrovista's stand at Fruit Focus 2014 will discover a wide range of innovative technology designed to deliver industry-leading crop production control and simpler management.

11/07/2014Get set for Fruit Focus
Insights into latest research, new product developments, seminars and new awards await at this year's event, writes Gavin McEwan

09/07/2014Agrovista invests in distribution fleet
Increased sales volumes have prompted Agrovista to add 14 further bespoke vehicles to its 70-vehicle distribution fleet, serving customers from its 20 depots nationwide.

20/06/2014Agrovista Triumph
The ninth Food and Farming Regatta was held on 17 and 18 June at the attractive and historic Port Hamble near Southampton, racing on the East Solent just off Cowes.

19/06/2014Planning for 2015 Under 40s Conference well under way
On 21 May the current U40s organising committee arranged an interim meeting at East Malling Research, to give interested young people who may wish to join this biennial event an opportunity to hear the plans for the 23rd Under 40s Conference in 2014 from the U40s committee.

19/06/2014Co-operative Farms investment in East Kent poised to deliver unprecedented growth
Following the acquisition of the tenancy to the Highland Investment Company Ltd's farms in East Kent, Farmcare, the agricultural arm of the Co-operative Group, invested in a significant development programme to establish a major new production base in the east of the country to complement their existing, more mature orchard establishment at Tillington in Herefordshire.

10/03/2014UK Grower Awards
Kent-based AC Goatham & Son is one of the largest top-fruit growers in the UK, supplying some of the country's most well-known retailers.

07/03/2014Scientific approach wins Progressive Farmer award
Kemble Farms impressed the judges with their detailed approach to farming and running a farm business, reports Chris Lyddon

26/02/2014Bold strides from Agrovista
Visitors to Cereals 2014 will be available to hear how Agrovista is making bold strides into the fast-paced world of precision agriculture and associated analytics

03/02/2014Expert adviser whos happiest in the field
Teamwork and trust - and an extra bit of cake on a wet day - are vital ingredients in farm management, the Agronomist of the Year believes

29/01/2014Agrovista announces bold strides into precision with Plantsystems developments
Visitors to LAMMA 2014, held on 21 and 22 January at the East of England Showground, heard how Agrovista is making bold strides into the fast-paced world of precision agriculture and associated analytics.

20/01/2014Stewardship bears fruit at the Co-op
A hectic programme which sees crops being sprayed once a week to exacting stewardship requirements are all part of the challenge for The Co-operative Farms' fruit growers at Headland Court Farm in Kent.  Jane Carley reports.

20/01/2014Agronomist of the Year
Neil Buchanan, winner of the Dupont-sponsored Agronomist of the Year section of the 2013 Food and Farming Industry Awards, impressed the judges as the ideal example of an expert in agronomy who knows his stuff and can communicate it to his grower clients effectively and in a way that helps their businesses to achieve sustainable profitability, writes Chris Lyddon

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