The art of producing a successful seedbed

Posted by Jason White on Apr 18, 2019 1:06:37 PM

As every arable farmers know the art of seedbed preparation is a vital part of securing a healty crop and high yield.  In this blog we run through the requirements of a good seedbed and how best to create one.

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Topics: Agronomy, Arable

Increasing Grassland Yields.

Posted by Jason White on Jan 7, 2019 10:46:00 AM

Ellis Machinery's five steps to improving your grass yields and ultimately your profitability.  Not enough effort put in up front in the care for the soil or incorrect applications can result in waste, a poor crop and affect animal health.

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Topics: Case Studies, Agronomy

Blackgrass Management Techniques

Posted by Jason White on Oct 10, 2018 10:07:34 AM

Black-grass (Alopecurus myosuroides Huds) has become the major grass-weed and herbicide resistance problem on arable farms throughout the UK.  To control this weed long term there has to be a strategy of cultural, rotational and herbicidal methods.  With limited scope for further gains in chemical techniques more and more farmers are getting back-to-basics with cultural control methods to attempt to manage this widespread and difficult weed.

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Topics: Agronomy

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