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Farmers Guide Video Review of Farm Business Innovation 2019 - Available now

Did you know that over 65% of English farms have diversified in some way over recent years? Farmers Guide attended the Farm Business Innovation Show at the NEC on 6th & 7th November 2019 to discover everything required to do just that.  Whether it be learning the ropes from the experts on branching out, or gaining inspiration from the products and services on display, the show was an insight into our diversifying farming future. Interviews with @thebusinessbarn @FarmRetailAssociation @LEAFopenfarmsunday @PremiumCrops @agriculturalandfarmingjobs.co.uk F.Domes @TrailArchitects @antonellibakery

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"We only grow HEAR and the contract terms that we have make it more profitable than growing conventional rape” says Al Brooks of Faccombe Estates in CPM Magazine, 18th Oct 2019

"This year the HEAR on Faccombe Estates was sown into good moist seedbeds and has established well, with as yet, no issues with CSFB." says Al Brooks, estate director of Faccombe Estates, Hants.

 " Last year oilseed rape establishment was definitely not ideal, it was so variable and slow that I had to be persuaded by my agronomists not to spray it out and start again. Thankfully I didn’t, because a single application of Bridgeway on one part of the farm and sister product Zonda on the other, transformed the crop, with an average yield of 4.4 t/ha and one stand out field yielding 5.1 t/ha." Al says, "We only grow HEAR and the contract terms that we have make it more profitable than growing conventional rape,”

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