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Archive Article: 1999/01/15

15 January 1999

Its a record… Barley goes aboard the MV Arctic, the biggest grain vessel ever seen on the Tyne. Its 52,500t cargo – some free-market and some from intervention – is destined for Saudi Arabia, a joint venture between Glencore and Grainco. After a busy start to the season, shipping has slowed with the UK uncompetitively priced, says Glencores Robert Kerr. "Exports are dwindling by the day." Intervention, which holds barley prices "artificially" high, is partly to blame, he says.

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Archive Article: 1999/01/15

15 January 1999

Minimising costs and maintaining profits through the use of new technology is the theme of Precision Farming 99.

Organised by Fusion Events in association with farmers weekly it takes place at Newark Showground on Mar 3, 1999.

Technical bodies, research organisations and trade exhibitors willshow all the latest precision farming equipment and services.

Entry is £5 on the day, or free to visitors pre-booking by sending a SAE to the organisers, Fusion Events, POBox 58, Kendal LA9 7GD or by e-mail – tickets@fusionevents.co.uk.

A rolling programme of seminars includes:

&#8226 HGCA Precision Farming Project Update – Cranfield University

&#8226 Precision Pesticide Application – Paul Miller, Silsoe Research Institute

&#8226 Yield Map Interpretation – John Stafford, Silsoe Research Institute.

EXHIBITOR LIST

Chavtrac, L &#42 Agro,

Cranfield University at Silsoe, Omnistar BV, Farmade, Management Systems, Profarma, Farmworks, Protimeter, Hardi, Racal Survey, Knight Farm Machinery, RDS Technology, KRM, SOY L, Landmark Systems, Tech International.

Minimising costs and maintaining profits through the use of new technology is the theme of Precision Farming 99.

Organised by Fusion Events in association with farmers weekly it takes place at Newark Showground on Mar 3, 1999.

Technical bodies, research organisations and trade exhibitors willshow all the latest precision farming equipment and services.

Entry is £5 on the day, or free to visitors pre-booking by sending a SAE to the organisers, Fusion Events, POBox 58, Kendal LA9 7GD or by e-mail – tickets@fusionevents.co.uk.

A rolling programme of seminars includes:

&#8226 HGCA Precision Farming Project Update – Cranfield University

&#8226 Precision Pesticide Application – Paul Miller, Silsoe Research Institute

&#8226 Yield Map Interpretation – John Stafford, Silsoe Research Institute.

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