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Planning and imagery improvements in Contour

30th Jun 2020

Create plans using chlorophyll and soil reflectance imagery. You can now use both chlorophyll (GCVI) and soil brightness (SOB) imagery to create variable plans for both seed and fertiliser. GCVI imagery estimates the leaf chlorophyll content by measuring the green light spectrum. It is more sensitive to chlorophyll concentration than NDVI, sensing crop nitrogen levels to a greater degree, while

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New high sustainability seed treatment centre established

26th Jun 2020

A state-of-the-art seed treatment centre has been established by Agrii UK. Built and installed by TeaL Agro Technologies at Agrii’s Throws Farm Technology Centre in Essex, the new facility allows high value vegetable seed to be treated with the greatest precision, temperature and moisture-control care for the best seed quality and protection. In parallel to this Agrii have entered into

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Children

Agrii Children’s Food, Farming & Environment Activity Pack – Available now

11th Jun 2020

We have recently updated our Children’s Activity Pack on Food, Farming and the Environment. The booklet is designed to cover a wide age range, with activities graded by difficulty as a guide. As we won’t be seeing you at our usual events this summer, we have made this available online for you to print at home via the follwing link

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Farming outside from inside the home

26th May 2020

Farmers have been labelled critical to the COVID-19 response, as they ensure our home-grown food continues to fill our vital supply chains. Due to the recent crisis, farmers who directly supply restaurants and cafés have faced a fall in demand of 70-80 percent. Farmers now have challenges with recruiting harvest labour and whilst there is no vaccine, they need to

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Yielding more with technology

19th May 2020

‘Environmental pressures, sustainability agendas, and veganism all represent potential catalysts for new technologies’: Simon Beck, Head of Digital at Origin Enterprises on where tech will be in ten years’ time. Nikola Tesla, a man whose inventions paved the way for the generation and distribution of alternating current electricity, made a bold prediction for the future in 1937 when he stated

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Using ‘Big Data’ to improve Phosphate fertiliser applications

30th Apr 2020

Phosphorus is one of the essential elements that cannot be replaced and without it crops will not grow. In this blog, AgSpace Sales Director, Vince Gillingham, discusses Phosphate recommendations, behaviour in soil and a recent research study. Background AgSpace’s digital Contour platform is used on thousands of farms in the UK. The platform enables farmers, agronomists and precision farming companies

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Cork relocation

Planning application to relocate Goulding facility in Cork

14th Apr 2020

A planning application is to be lodged to relocate Goulding fertiliser facility from Cork’s south docklands to the former Irish Fertiliser Industries (IFI) site at Marino Point in Cork Harbour. Goulding and Belvelly Marino Development Company (BMDC) have announced their intention to submit a joint planning application in May to Cork County Council for the proposed development. If the development

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Farmers tribute to NHS seen from space

7th Apr 2020

Despite Covid-19, our food heroes continue to feed the nation. With agriculture a critical industry, key workers are working tirelessly to keep the nation fit and healthy. On World Health Day, set up to support nurses and midwives, a satellite used to support farm decision making came across more something a little different to usual. Last week, Agrii agronomist Matthew

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Euroflor 2020 brochure launch

31st Mar 2020

This 56 page, full colour, fully illustrated publication is available free on request and showcases all the mixtures in the Euroflor range. Each mixture has a dedicated page including a pictorial illustration of how it looks in flower, the key species, characteristics (germination time/flowering period/drought resistance), flowering height, pack coverage, and sowing/flowering period. Euroflor features Project Pollin-8, an environmental initiative

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Covid-19: RHIZA Service Offer

24th Mar 2020

In these challenging times, we are committed to supporting our industry and communities. We’ve taken measures to maintain our support and supply, while protecting the health and wellbeing of our customers, employees, and their families. We also want to make a greater contribution to our industry and agricultural communities. In recognition of this, Agrii and RHIZA have agreed to make

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