Agrovista & Industry News

 
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.

18/04/2016CEREALS 2016: AGROVISTA CUTS THROUGH THE COVER CROP
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.

23/12/2015Press Release: Agrovista UK Ltd acquire Ebbage Seeds
Agrovista UK Limited, one of the UK’s leading agronomy firms today announces the acquisition of John Ebbage Seeds Limited, the leading independent seed wholesaler and breeders agent in the UK seed industry.

23/10/2015Joe Parry wins Agricultural Student of The Year
Joe Parry, who has just graduated from Harper Adams University, was last night named Agricultural Student of the year at the British Farming Awards.

20/10/2015Embrace change to boost profits, urges Farm & Rural Business Event
Farmers must embrace change and look at innovative ways to boost profits, according to supporters of the Farm & Rural Business Event.

13/10/2015Agrovista joins Euro-A-Pro
AGROVISTA UK LIMITED is pleased to announce it has joined the EURO-A-PRO organisation as a new partner commencing with immediate effect. AGROVISTA UK LIMITED is pleased to announce it has joined the EURO-A-PRO organisation as a new partner commencing with immediate effect. AGROVISTA UK LIMITED is pleased to announce it has joined the EURO-A-PRO organisation as a new partner commencing with immediate effect.

03/08/2015Blackgrass Masterclass
Innovation for Agriculture (IFA) is a new initiative from the English Agricultural Societies and the RASE, which aims to create a new extension service for English farmers providing them with information on all aspects of technical production.  John Swire went along to a blackgrass meeting in Ipswich

22/07/2015Botanicoir celebrates 10 years supporting British growers
The meeting started off with an introduction by Dave Gardner of the RASE.  MR Gardner stated that the wheat/oilseed rape system of farming which has underpinned British arable production for the last 30 years was broken due to the joint issues of soil organic matter and the continuing threat of blackgrass.   

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