Putting the Agrii SFI plan into action on-farm

In the last Agrii Journal, we looked at how tackling the new 2023 Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) systematically involving a three-stage plan could make the task less daunting and more rewarding. In this issue, we get an insight into how it works on-farm. Having pulled out of his SFI pilot on 214ha near Alcester in […]

Podcast: Taking a reality check on regen farming

Tom Martin, who farms near Peterborough and Agrii agronomist, Neil Harper answer the tough question of what is the reality check that we need to honestly answer to be able to learn from to go forward today with regen farming. With more farmers than ever exploring regen farming, maintaining profitability has never been more of […]

Biostimulant Seed Treatments : A boost to growth and yield

Biostimulant seed treatments are increasingly used to boost early crop growth, especially in later drilled crops where grassweeds remain a major issue. This year has the seen the introduction of a number of new biostimulants including Nuello iN, a blend of endophytes from Syngenta, and Newton, based on vegetable-derived peptides from Interagro. These new biostimulants […]

How to make SFI applications as simple and effective as possible on your farm

Whilst the new Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) rules are complex and confusing in parts, taking a step-by-step approach to their application can help growers get the most out of them in the least time, says independent farm business consultant Paul Pickford. There is little doubt that DEFRA have succeeded in achieving one of their main […]