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There’s been an exponential growth in the adoption of digital farming tools in recent years – but just how beneficial can they be in achieving a more sustainable outlook for agriculture?

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Could applying molybdenum as a spring fertiliser coating fire up nitrogen conversion and play a key role in improving nitrogen use efficiency? CPM digs a little deeper to find out.

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Marking a huge advance in improving crop health and nutrition worldwide, the Consortium for Precision Crop Nutrition (CPCN) and Agmatix have today launched a global platform designed to drive inter

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Scientific paper reviewing commercial solutions for mapping yield of horticultural crops:

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Scientific paper reporting analysis of hay yields from Park Grass long term experiment in Hertfordshire, suggesting that spring hay yields in southern England have already been reduced by more

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Mark Topliff, AHDB Lead Analyst – Farm Economics, uses Farmbench data to illustrate how crops performed in 2021, and provide costings estimates for 2022 and a forecast for 2023.

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One of the defining memories of the 2018 cereal harvest must be the colour of the straw. Social media was alive with pictures of pink looking crops.

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Project report from FERA (James Rainford, Glyn Jones, Roy Macarthur & David Garthwaite) for Defra exploring 'big data' analysis of yields.

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ADAS, SRUC and the NFU are looking for farmers and growers to help guide the development of a new Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) Standard for Integrated Pest Management (IPM). 

Paper by Andrew Balmford (Cambridge University) in Journal of Zoology on the relative value of land sharing (low input) vs land sparing (high output) on biodiversity benefits.