How can precision help guide nitrogen applications on milling wheat?

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Many people might assume that yield is the best indicator of whether they have got their nitrogen applications right. However, a better indicator is t...
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Story of a field

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There has been a lot of interest in variable rate nitrogen this season driven by crops that are full of potential, and good market prices. SOYL's vari...
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Satellite imagery – more than just Variable Rate Nitrogen

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The benefits of using satellite imagery go way beyond the yield improvements that have been seen from variable rate nitrogen applications. Some of the...
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What is the best phosphate product?

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The use of phosphate fertilisers has always caused more confusion than other nutrients.Choice of fertiliser to give the best long and short term avail...
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We had the wind in our sails at Tillage Live 2018

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I had the pleasure of attending Tillage Live 2018 last week. This year, the event was held in Dunbar, East Lothian and although SOYL have always suppo...
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Get the most from your yield map data

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​ Imagine if there was a way to automatically know which areas of your production system are most profitable and those which are loss-making. Wouldn't...
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Over-winter nitrogen losses and spring N levels

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SOYL have undertaken a nitrogen sampling project at a number of sites across the UK. These sites had a range of differing soil types, allowing us to a...
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Variable rate plant growth regulators (PGRs)

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SOYL have been conducting trials using variable rate plant growth regulators (PGRs) on both winter oilseed rape and winter wheat. The premise for vari...
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Precision farming and grassland

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Over the past few seasons, SOYL has been developing precision farming services for the grassland industry. Grass is the UK's largest crop and is grown...
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Why and how would you do your own late-November plant counts?

During germination a proportion of viable seeds can fail to emerge due to pests, diseases and soil conditions, impacting the total viable plants in th...
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Review of the European Conference on Precision Agriculture

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As the head of SOYL's technical and R&D department, one of my responsibilities is to look at the latest developments in precision agriculture rese...
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What should I do with straw this harvest?

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 As SOYL's technical manager, I'm responsible for our crop nutrition strategy and at this time of year, many clients and colleagues ask me the sa...
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