Cropwise is a member of the H L Hutchinson Ltd group of companies. This organisation forms one of the major agrochemical distribution and agricultural cropping advice networks in the UK. Being totally committed to a successful future for British agriculture, horticulture and the environment, Cropwise work closely with the key research and development manufacturers to employ the most environmentally sound agronomic practices for farmers and growers.

National Register of Spray Operators annual training events are a major source of professional update training for operators and enable an ongoing awareness of best practice regarding pesticide application.

This year members are invited to participate in an interactive training event which covers ‘Hand held applicators’, ‘PPE’ and ‘Slug pellet applicator testing’, along with the popular ‘Current issues’ session

The course this autumn and winter 2016/17 is titled ‘Pedestrian, Protection, Pellets’ and will be awarded 10 CPD points for NRoSO members plus 6 CPD points for BASIS members.

Hutchinsons Technical Manager, Dick Neale has recently created a short series of six videos examining the cultivation effects on soil structure at The National Blackgrass Centre, Brampton, Cambridgeshire. The videos also demonstrate oilseed rape establishment with the shallow Micro-Wing technique and the successful use of winter cover crops for weed control, soil conditioning and improving soil nutrition to benefit following crop establishment. The videos and best watched in sequence and you can view them HERE >>