Bill Pearson's Useful Agricultural Sites:
Category: Cropping
Ag-Chemdirect Ltd
Agrochemicals At Discount Prices

Up to date industry information including :news and weather services, agronomy tools such as NIAB's variety selector, extensive product information ... and lots more.

Agrichem (International)
A comprehensive range of products to agricultural merchants, both in the United Kingdom and overseas including seed treatments, potato storage products, herbicides and fungicides.

Aventis Crop Science
Includes a useful weedspotter

Banks Agriculture
Specialists in Grain Marketing, Crop Protection, Fertilizer and Seed

Biological Control Virtual Information Center
Information on biological control

British Agrochemicals Association
United Kingdom trade association of companies engaged in the manufacture, formulation and national distribution of pesticide products for agriculture, forestry, horticulture, home gardening, industrial and local authority outlets.

British Crop Protection Council - BCPC
UK charity whose objective is to promote and encourage the science and practice of crop protection

Clarendon Agricare
Company based at Portadown

Coppice Resources
Coppice Resources Ltd was formed to bring together the differing expertise of an informal group of like minded people with a belief in the potential short rotation coppice (SRC) has to become a key agricultural crop.

Crop Protection Association
The Crop Protection Association is the United Kingdom trade body representing companies involved in the distribution of crop protection products

Crops Online
Trading site for arable farmers (registration needed)

Cross Compliance
The Defra-funded portal for cross compliance support and advice for England

Cyanamid Agri Centre
Agricultural chemicals manufacturer

CPB Twyford
CPB Twyford is dedicated to providing farmers with crop varieties that deliver higher yields, superior disease and pest resistance and improved quality and performance in adverse weather conditions.

Dalgety Arable
Supplies and services to UK agriculture.

Dow Agrosciences
Information on grassland and weed control

Management system develpoed by Monsanto and Simba

Field Guide to Noxious and Other Selected Weeds
Guide to weeds from British Columbia

FMC Agricultural Products Group
Pest, disease and spray information

Gorsham & Bateson Ltd
Long established agricultural trading company committed to innovation through the introduction of new industrial crops.

On-line trading site for arable farmers.

Grain Net
Online grain trading service

Guide to Wheat Diseases and Pests
Description of the major wheat and triticale diseases, insect pests, nematodes, physiologic and genetic disorders, and mineral and environmental stresses

Hilleshog (Novartis Seeds Ltd)
Information, news and events for Britain's sugar beet growers.

Market information from the Home Grown Cereals Authority

Loveland Industries Ltd
Leader in adjuvants

Luxan UK ltd
Crop protection products including potato sprout suppressants, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides for agriculture, horticulture and amenity sectors.

Monsanto's web site about food biotechnology in the UK and around the world

New Farm Crops
Husbandry guidelines from Norvartis (see below)

NIAB supplies consultancy, training, information, contract research and technical services to governments, supra-governmental agencies, agribusiness and farmers

Paul Sweeney Agronomy
Independent agronomist and farm business consultant

PBIC Seeds
Plant breeder

Peas & Beans (BEPA)
The British Edible Pulse Association

Pesticides Safety Directorate
Administers the regulation of agricultural, horticultural, forestry, food storage and  home garden pesticides

Plant Pathology Internet Guide Book
The British Society for Plant Pathology
Aims to be the most comprehensive source of information on potatoes on the net (registration needed).

Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO)
The Processors and Growers Research Organisation(PGRO) is the UK centre for applied research on temperate peas and beans:

Information on arable and forage crops

Everything about potatoes from the SAC

Formed from Novartis and Zeneca, Syngenta is the world's leading agribusiness company operating across all major areas of crop protection and seeds.

Texas Plant Disease Handbook - Contents
Information on plant diseases from Texas Extension Plant Pathologists

TGS Seeds Limited
Mobile seed cleaners

Trials 4UTC
Trials4U2C, funded by MAFF, managed by HGCA and Velcourt on two sites and updated weekly, will tell you exactly what is going on at the crucial times of the year. Read comments from the two farm managers and key researchers.

Uniroyal Chemicals
Uniroyal chemical seed treatments

Weed Spotter
Weed identification from Bayer

Weed Science
Information herbicide resistance

Weed Science Society of America
Information on weeds and their control from the Weed Science Society of America

Whole Crop
Everything about whole crop cereals


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