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Do you have a phosphorus problem?

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In the UK, we don't have a domestic supply of artificial phosphorous fertiliser and so are therefore reliant on imported sources of nutrient phosphoru...
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Frontrunner - 18th October 2019

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WHEAT Adverse weather supports UK prices The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) published their first provisional UK wheat supply a...
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Using MyAccount - what if you're not a 'techie'?

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Digital innovation, new technology and the million reasons why I have been doing everything wrong for the last 30 years seem to be everywhere at the m...
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Frontrunner - 11th October 2019

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WHEAT USDA dampens grain markets The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published their October world supply and demand estimates on Thurs...
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Next time you log into MySOYL...

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I was recently speaking to a SOYL customer on the phone as he logged back into MySOYL for the first time in a few months. As I talked him through the ...
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Frontrunner - 4th October 2019

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WHEAT Exports This week, UK wheat markets have continued to focus on export trade flows in the south and east coast ports, with the north and west see...
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What is MyFarm?

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​ While some of our customers are already familiar with our farm management platform, MyFarm, a recent upgrade has led to some exciting developments t...
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Frontrunner - 27th September 2019

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WHEAT Wheat prices continue to rise Demand for wheat supplies to UK ports saw prices rally to a near six-week high on Friday. This performance was mat...
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Frontrunner - 20th September 2019

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WHEAT Big crops get bigger? There is an old saying that 'big crops get bigger' and it seems that it is true. This week well respected analyst, Strateg...
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Frontrunner - 13th September 2019

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WHEAT Latest USDA World Supply and Demand Report review The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published their September World Supply and ...
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Creating your own seed rate trials using MySOYL

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  Choosing the seed rate is a crucial decision that every grower has to make before drilling, but how can you ensure you're using the optimum rat...
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Frontrunner - 6th September 2019

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WHEAT UK wheat prices bounce London wheat futures, together with French wheat futures, fell to new contract lows early this week under the weight of h...
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Lime application plans in under a minute

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Whilst the combines have been rolling, I have been speaking to an increasing number of customers and advisers who are looking to prepare for 2020 harv...
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Frontrunner - 30th August 2019

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WHEAT UK wheat harvest progress As the UK wheat harvest progressed rapidly this week and pushed through 80% complete, the Agriculture and Horticulture...
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Frontrunner - 23rd August 2019

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WHEAT Wheat prices continue to fall US, French and UK wheat futures fell further this week, with all markets hitting new contract lows. Following nume...
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Get a better view of your farm

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Using satellites to get a different perspective of your farm really can open up a wealth of opportunities. Of course, we all know that satellite image...
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Frontrunner - 16th August 2019

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WHEAT Heavy UK wheat crop weighs on prices London wheat futures fell to new contract lows this week as our market tried to find demand. Yields for mos...
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Market report - 14th August 2019

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​ Markets fall following USDA corn and wheat predictions Another USDA report has been and gone without providing any fodder for the bulls. Instead, th...
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Frontrunner - 9th August 2019

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WHEAT A good start to harvest Dry weather for most of the week led to good harvest progress being made into quality wheat in the southern and eastern ...
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Removing straw: calculating the cost of replacing lost nutrients

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Last harvest, the prolonged hot weather greatly affected grass growth across the UK and caused a shortage of silage for many livestock farmers. To hel...
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