Careful integration with first class agronomy has been Mentmore Park Farm’s key to success in making effective use of precision farming technologies across its 1,500-hectare Buckinghamshire arable business over the past 10 years. From manual zoning of a single problem field, based on a hand-held GPS and spade, the Gaymer...Read more
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The days of spreading fertiliser at a blanket rate and paying little heed to plant requirement, accurate placement or, for that matter, to its effect on the environment must now be numbered. And while this is largely down to the development of ever more advanced spreader designs, such technology still...Read more
Right mindset needed to make technology work Precision farming technology is playing an increasingly important role at Mentmore Park Farms in Buckinghamshire, but the past 10 years haven’t all been plain sailing, as Louise Impey discovers. A willingness to adopt new technology, together with the determination to make it succeed,...Read more
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