September was an exciting time at the Grantham production facility with the installation of a new Bystronic Laser cutting machine and commercial low bake spray booth to boost our production and output by a further 50% an investment totalling £800,000 UK Pounds. Work as also currently started on our new sales and support offices and parts department and should be finished in the early new year.
Sclerotinia alert in oilseed rape
Varied establishment of oilseed rape (OSR) crops last Autumn, is likely to have resulted in a protracted flowering period in areas across the UK, leaving crops susceptible to Sclerotinia infection over the coming weeks. With AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds reporting that levels of Sclerotinia are medium to high in some locations, Chris Charnock, Certis’ arable product manager, warns of the risks following the recent good weather. “Due to the dry conditions seen in the Autumn, OSR crops experienced protracte...
Quality Organic Fertilizers & Soil Amendments at an Affordable Price
Our health starts with our soil. If the soil in our farms and gardens is depleted of life because of chemical and fertilization, the food will be sterile and not healthy. They key to a healthy body, soul, and mind is organically grown food that is full of life. “When the things we put into our bodies are healthy, our bodies are able to utilize the nutrients with very little energy. This leaves the rest of the energy in our food to be utilized for our activities of the day. We feel more alive, more alert,...
West Africa Fertilizer Forum early bird rate ends on March 17th
The West Africa Fertilizer Forum, taking place on9-10 Mayin Abidjan, is brought to you by theWest African Fertilizer Association (WAFA)andArgus. By combining WAFA’s local expertise and network and Argus’ global experience in industry events, this forum provides you with all the contacts and market insight you need to succeed in this rapidly growing market. You can book your place here. At this forum you will have the opportunity to meet and strengthen relationships with local market players in the...
New John Deere Connect Mobile App Helps Growers Monitor Spraying and Planting Equipment in Real Time
To help growers monitor, adjust and learn from the performance of their planter or sprayer while it moves through the field, the company has introduced the new JohnDeere Connect Mobile App. Over time, Connect Mobile will include other operations, such as harvesting, the ability to add more data and to help growers make better-informed decisions with greater confidence. "By using Connect Mobile, operators will know they`re doing the best possible job with the investment they`ve made in their JohnDeere equipment,"...
Hops Conference to Feature New Harvester, Prototype Trellis System
The hops industry is booming in Ohio, and organizers of The Ohio State University Hops Conference and Trade Show on Feb. 24-25 have brewed up a program that will keep the learning flowing for beginner and advanced growers alike. “There was an estimated 200 acres of hops planted in Ohio on 80 farms in 2016, up from 10 acres on four farms in 2014,” said Brad Bergefurd, horticulture specialist with Ohio State University Extension and one of the conference organizers. The event is co-sponsored by the...