HUTCHINSONS~FieldWise(July2018) - Page 1



Fieldwise
AGRONOMY NEWS FROM
JULY 2018
Fieldwise
ViewPoint
Omnia
Connect & Go
Over the last decade, interest in precision technology
for more accurate machine steering, controlling how we
apply products to the fields, field mapping and recording
has undoubtedly increased.
Farmers are now looking for the most
efficient means to join up the plans
that they develop in the office to the
machinery that will apply the products
in the field.
Hutchinsons brand new Omnia
precision agronomy app “Connect’
does just this and was launched at
this year’s Cereals Event.
Connect is a cost-effective solution
that has been designed to simplify
and streamline precision farming by
connecting growers to their machines
to enable variable rate control.
“The advantage of this process is
that it rationalises precision farming
operations, giving you greater control
and improving your efficiency,” says
Oliver Wood, Hutchinsons Precision
Technology Manager.
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Evolving
crop genetics
David Bouch
HUTCHINSONS SEED MANAGER
Plant breeding continues to evolve
to assist both the grower and the
consumer and also more regulations
are being applied which in turn
provide more legislative red tape.
We have seen neonicotinoids removed
from the seed treatment portfolio and it
is becoming increasingly difficult to find
seed treatments with spring approval
- this situation will not become any
easier in the seasons ahead.
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