A Planned P & K Holiday Can Pay 

30 March 2009
A third of the UK’s arable crop needs no phosphate (P) fertiliser this year and one in four hectares can take a potash (K) holiday, according to soil analysis figures from precision farming leaders SOYL. The company’s new Planning with Precision (PWP) programme, now being rolled out to customers, is helping them save an average £60 per hectare on compound fertiliser without compromising crop yield. SOYL has analysed more than... read more

UK Release of Upgrade for Trimble Ez-Guide 500 

12 March 2009
AS Communications (UK) Ltd. are pleased to announce the UK release of a variable rate application (VRA) upgrade for the popular Trimble Ez-Guide 500. This upgrade is likely to cost in the region of £599 + VAT and will enable users to transfer VRA information directly from the 500 to their fertiliser spreader controller via a single serial cable. Maps can be easily transferred using the USB connector on the rear of the unit and... read more

Expanding the SOYLsense Team 

11 March 2009

Expansion of SOYLsense variable rate nitrogen has led to the recruitment of Wayne Postle as SOYLsense co-ordinator. Wayne joins us from Australia where he worked as an agronomist.

Wayne will be running the SOYLsense helpdesk and dealing with requests for Leaf Area Index and nitrogen application maps.

Major Boost for SOYLsense Nitrogen 

22 December 2008
SOYLsense, the variable rate nitrogen service, takes another step forward in December with the launch of two additional satellites to the constellation. These new satellites work at an improved resolution of 22 metres and provide at least 45 image possibilities every month - more than one acquisition per day. Simon Griffin, SOYL's Technical Manager, explains, "In 2008 we were able to provide in excess of 95% of required images. The new... read more

SOYL Celebrates Award Success 

20 December 2008
SOYL Ltd. were winning attendees at the 2008 Thames Valley Business Awards. The awards were presented at a gala dinner at Reading's Royal Berkshire Conference Centre on 20 November 2008 by the former Foreign Secretary and now Housing Minister, the Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP. Simon Parrington, Managing Director of SOYL said: "We are thrilled to accept third place in the Small Business Award amongst such strong and varied competition.... read more
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