Agrovista & Industry News

25/11/2016Press Release: Agrovista moves head office
Agrovista, a company specialising in crop agronomy and precision farming services, will move its head office to the Nottingham Science and Technology Park, on the city’s university campus. The company is built on innovation and technology, so the location is a fitting new home for the business says Chris Clayton, Agrovista’s Chief Executive.

21/11/2016Strawberry growers vote for table-top production, post-referendum
The impact of the rising National Living Wage (NWL) and Brexit will mean that the vast majority of strawberries grown in the 'high-labour-cost' UK will be grown in substrate systems within the next decade, according to experts

12/11/2016CropTec will keep your business up to date
Some of the most advanced agronomy tools available to UK farmers will be Agrovista's stand at CropTec.

04/11/2016Careers: From policeman to precision farming expert
Moving into agriculture from a completed unrelated profession is possible, as one former police officer proves

31/10/2016GroSouth - Stand Highligts
Agrovista UK - Stand F3

19/09/2016Top ranking Monroe Sparks Scottish wheat market interest
Scottish growing conditions have been good for soft wheats this summer in a market that has been dominated by the varieties Leeds, Viscount and Myriad, with the Group 3 variety Zulu also remaining strong.

26/08/2016Recognising progressive farmers - leading through business practice and example
Agriculture has always faced challenges, and in the current marketplace it takes strong leadership and business acumen to stand out and succeed — that's why Agrovista continues to sponsor the Progressive Farmer of the Year category in the Food & Farming Industry Awards.

12/07/2016Scanning service takes in depth look at soil
A new machine, the Veris MSP3, is allowing Agrovista to offer soil scanning services, encompassing soil conductivity, pH and organic matter.

12/07/2016Reminder - hedgerow maintenance
A reminder that farmers wanting to cut their hedgerows before 31st August must apply for a derogation from the Rural Payments Agency.

30/06/2016Press Release: Correct varieties key to best spray performance
Arable farmers in the South West should choose appropriate wheat varieties to help cope with the region’s high disease pressure and lack of suitable spray days.

28/06/2016Agrovista launches variable nitrogen UAV service
A new pay-as-you-go variable nitrogen-assessment system has been launched by Plantsystems, the technology arm of Agrovista, the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) service offered by the company.Lewis McKerrow of Agrovista says the service is suited for those who can’t justify the investment for a tractor mounted crop sensor, such as the N-Sensor, or who have been disappointed with the reliability of satellite imagery.

24/05/2016Student placement awards 2016
Students due to graduate this year have been honoured for outstanding performance during their placement years.

12/05/2016Back-up plan to help safeguard milling wheat protein levels
Milling wheat growers looking to top up grain protein levels with solid nitrogen in the next few weeks would do well to have a back-up plan in place in case the weather turns dry.

12/05/2016Late-drilled spring cereals need stress-relieving foliar boost
Foliar feeding late-drilled spring cereal crops will be key this season to help plants establish in deceptively cold and wet soils.

25/04/2016Agrovista announces advanced data measurement and management systems at Cereals 2016
Agrovista’s new web-based data management system MapIT Pro Advanced that helps growers cope with the vast amounts of digital information created on their farms will be officially released at Cereals 2016.

22/04/2016Most spray booms are being carried too high, compromising efficacy and leading to excessive drift.
Most spray booms are being carried too high, compromising efficacy and leading to excessive drift.

The role of cover crops in black-grass control and soil conditioning will be a key focus at Agrovista's stand this year.

11/03/2016Brits show up in force at fruit show
This international fruit show in Berlin had a record 70,000 plus visitors from more than 130 countries, many of whom were interested in developing their businesses overseas.

25/02/2016Agrovista MD sees changed future for agronomists
Agronomy is changing fast as the industry adapts to new technology, regulations and the need to farm sustainably against a difficult commercial background. Chris Clayton, Agrovista’s new MD, tells Chris Lyddon how he sees the future.

25/02/2016Looking Ahead
Agrovista's head of precision technology Lewis McKerrow believes the biggest challenges yet to come from using UAVs will be how growers make the most of data being collected.

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