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Join our experts in the field – watch our series of 2020 virtual plot tours


Our usual summer open days have been postponed for this year, but we are continuing to share expertise and insights from our 3D Thinking trial sites. Our experts have created a series of videos direct from our demonstration plots, covering everything from the latest varieties, considerations for crop 2021 and end market insights.

 

*BASIS points are available for viewers who watch the series in its entirety.


 

Discovery

  • Frontier's Discovery programme works with new and emerging technologies to discover solutions for future challenges.
  • Yield estimation, weed or nematode mapping, and crop monitoring delivered with SOYLsight drone.
  • The long-term implications of resistance.
  • The potential benefits of cultivations and rotations to control grassweeds.
  • Soil health, structure and vitality.
  • Managing the impact of legislation and the withdrawal of active ingredients.

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Development

  • Frontier's Development programme includes work on varieties, crop protection, nutrition and precision agronomy techniques.
  • Replicated trials at eight sites nationwide.
  • 12,000 plots over 100 hectares.
  • Close links with manufacturers, breeders and other research organisations.
  • Trials data is shared to keep our own agronomists up to date and help our growers make decisions.

Demonstration

  • The most extensive Demonstration site network in UK agriculture, open for visits all year.
  • Key varieties demonstrated in conditions that match your own.
  • Precision crop production, conservation crops, nutrition and crop protection demonstrations at each site.
  • 21 demonstration sites managed by highly skilled local agronomists.
  • 3D Thinking is about answering the questions of the future in a way which our growers can easily access.

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