Articles by Roger Sylvester-Bradley
New study on optimising nitrogen applications to maximise profits published
Part one of a two-part study, funded by AHDB and complied by ADAS, has just been published to help arable growers and advisers decide if a reduction in N applications will help their overall profitability and by how much they can potentially reduce by.
RB209 revisions for 2020 – a new crop targeting approach
The AHDB’s Nutrient Management Guide RB209 handbook is a critical resource for agronomists and growers, allowing them to make the most of organic materials and enabling the economic and environmentally sustainable use of fertilisers. The latest revision, officially launched this month by AHDB, is the culmination of 10 years…
Farmers are key to their own success at this year’s YEN Awards
The annual awards meeting of the Yield Enhancement Network – or ‘YEN’ – held at Eastwood Hall near Nottingham on Tuesday 19th November was fuller than ever and debated more competition entries and crop comparisons than ever – over 350 crop yields were considered.