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Meet the FSOOTY 2020 winner

Matt Fuller, who works for Heathcote Farms, Toddington, Beds, is the 2020 Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year. Although Matt has only been operating a sprayer full time for less than five years, his enthusiasm, dedication and quest for knowledge delivered him the FSOOTY title on his first attempt. In this most unusual of years […]

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What’s in Your Back Yard is back

A new version of the popular ‘What’s In Your Backyard’ (WIYBY) on-line tool has been updated and is available online HERE When considering whether to use a pesticide, sprayer operators, farmers and agronomists need to assess the risk to watercourses. WIYBY provides a straightforward way of checking if fields are in a Drinking Water Safeguard Zone […]

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John Deere drones lift off

A ‘Nest’ of drones were among the wide array of future technology unveiled by John Deere at the recent Agritechnica show. The green giant sees the drone development as a way to deliver precisely targeted applications, with no soil compaction while also providing a big reduction in chemical use. While releasing little detailed information, the […]

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