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Date：Jan. 28, 2020 Category：Markets
A cohort of 60 farming and environmental groups have written a joint letter to the Prime Minister to highlight the importance of ensuring the UK’s standards of...
Date：Sep. 18, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Selection of oilseed rape varieties with quantitative genetic resistance to phoma has so far relied on assessment of crop disease severity at the end of growing...
Date：Aug. 5, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The sample of 750 farmers determined 77 per cent had a positive attitude towards GM crops as a safe and sustainable way to produce more food.
Date：Jun. 26, 2019 Category：Products
The first product containing the active ingredient Revysol® from BASF has been authorised for use in the UK, giving farmers access to an important new cereal f...
Date：Feb. 6, 2019 Category：Products
Non-renewal of approval of sugar beet herbicide active desmedipham (DMP) was on the agenda for debate at the European Commission’s Standing Committee on Plants...
Date：Sep. 27, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
“It is about 50:50 seeds and crop protection. Gene editing will be the future revolution in agriculture as it is faster to add specific traits in a plant and C...
Date：Feb. 8, 2018 Category：Markets
12 top management tips to help slow fungicide resistance in septoria have been issued as part of the Fungicide Futures initiative
Date：Jan. 2, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
While biopesticides have so far mainly been used on horticultural crops, a reduction in conventional pesticides is likely to see them used more widely on broada...
Date：Dec. 6, 2017 Category：Markets
The independent research, commissioned by Arysta LifeScience UK, surveyed growers across a variety of sectors and size of cropping areas, including fruit, veget...
Date：Aug. 24, 2017 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
With autumn planting underway, here are six of the main changes to EFA greening rules for 2018 which EU farmers should be aware of.
Date：Dec. 1, 2014 Category：Science&Research
A consortium of UK businesses led by GrowHow UK has been awarded funding to support the development of an automated system for the precision application of nitr...
Date：Oct. 29, 2014 Category：Markets
Rye-grass might become as difficult to control as black-grass growers are being warned, as reports show evolving resistance to herbicides in rye-grass weed popu...
Date：Jul. 28, 2014 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Scientists are urging EU policymakers to adopt a proportionate approach to a potentially revolutionary new plant breeding technology in the wake of the effectiv...
Date：Jul. 14, 2014 Category：Companies
Bayer is seeking UK’s approval for a neonicotinoid product which is still available at EU level.
Date：Jun. 30, 2014 Category：Markets
Phoma pathogen Leptosphaeria biglobosa may be more significant in disease development than previously thought, according to new research underway at the Univers...
Date：May. 28, 2014 Category：Products
Maize growers can now achieve better post-emergence grass weed control from the Syngenta herbicide, Milagro (nicosulfuron), applied in combination with a rapese...
Date：Feb. 18, 2014 Category：Science&Research
UK scientists have developed a genetically modified (GM) potato which is resistant to late blight.
Date：Feb. 5, 2014 Category：Science&Research
Recently the BIOCOMES project, prospecting for the development of biological pest and disease control options in arable and horticultural crops and forestry hav...
Date：Dec. 19, 2013 Category：Companies
Dow AgroSciences has appointed Ian Corr as product manager for fungicides and insecticides as part of its ongoing investment in new product development for the ...
Date：Sep. 23, 2013 Category：Companies
Syngenta has unveiled plans to increase global crop yields by up to 20 per cent by 2020, while helping farmers use less agrochemicals and put in place measures ...