NEWS and views
LAZY HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO INSECT FLIGHT
A new study draws on weather data to reveal how crop pests make the most of convection currents and promises to provide farmers with better predictions of crop attacks
14 Jul 2017
“EXCITING BIOLOGY” REWRITES TEXT BOOKS IN UNCOVERING PLANTS’ HIGH-FAT DIET FOR FUNGAL BENEFACTORS
Nature’s most widespread and longest-lasting symbiotic relationship shows green promise for agriculture and biotechnology
08 Jun 2017
FARMCRAPAPP : PRO EDITION ENHANCES DETAIL AND PERFORMANCE OF FIELD NUTRIENT GUIDANCE
The FarmCrapApp Pro is due to be launched at the same time as the latest official guide to nutrient management during Grassland and Muck at Stoneleigh Park on the 24th and 25th May.
23 May 2017
ROTHAMSTED QUESTIONS EU PESTICIDE BAN AS CHEMICALS INDUSTRY EYES BREXIT FOR BREAKTHROUGH ON BEES
Rothamsted calls for broad studies of crop protection as pesticide ban threatens more damage.
10 May 2017
QUESTIONING THE FEASIBILITY OF THE “4 PER 1000” GOAL TO SEQUESTER CARBON IN SOIL AND SLOW CLIMATE CHANGE
International group of leading scientists suggest goal is unattainable in many situations, but still good for improving soil quality.
22 Apr 2017