Monthly Archives: February 2012
Some great podcasts from Syngenta.
A couple of very useful podcast here.
Podcasts are a great medium for keeping informed, just a shame there if no RSS feed available to keep in touch VIA the feed.
Come on Syngenta, don’t spoil the boat for a ha’parth of tar….
Farm ‘weeds’ have a role in sustainable agriculture.
Whilst this is undoubtedly true, its fair to say that within most farming operations it can only be within specific areas of the farm.
Some very warm temps this week.
Drought spreads across England as soil moisture in Anglia reaches record low – Telegraph
Using modern genetic engineering with knowledge of natural plant defences to develop environmentally sustainable pest management
Interesting article from US on the importance of proper treated seed disposal
Although an American article the sentiment is the same for UK farmers. Seed stewardship is as important as the disposal of all pesticides.
As we are well aware the more pesticides that are thought to be polluting the environment; the greater the risk that they will be banned.
Check the rules on ploughing up grassland – 2/17/2012 – Farmers Weekly
Important article for Jose considering ploughing up grassland.