Horticulture Week's technical editor Sally Drury talks to Etesia operations director Les Malin about their new Atilla ride-on brushcutter which is operable using an iPad.
With rising demand driving development, Sally Drury heads up a test of a selection of the latest models at Trengwainton Garden in Cornwall.
Professionals in the amenity sector should be taking an integrated approach and using the appropriate methods, Sally Drury advises.
New machines from Echo, Makita, Stihl, Tanaka and Canycom Samurai reflect the huge variety of models but how do our reviewers rate them? Sally Drury reports.
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Chainsaw sales are buoyant at the moment; it's that time of year. Winter gale damage needs clearing and firewood preparing.
Details of the latest machines currently being offered by the major suppliers in the market, collated by Sally Drury.
Foliar feeds are a fast and effective way to get nutrients into plants, Sally Drury explains
Manufacturers are developing new ways for growers to manage crop inputs while reducing reliance on pesticides, Sally Drury reports.
Higher crop prices and increasing demand for food are driving the latest advances, but what does the future hold for growers? Sally Drury investigates.
Manufacturers are developing new biological pest controls for growers facing more stringent regulations and customer demands, Gavin McEwan reports.
The 'LED revolution' is seeing more updated lighting products come onto the market to help growers save energy and improve efficiency, says Sally Drury.
Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.
Modern systems are simple to operate, offer greater efficiency and can save a huge amount of time, Sally Drury reports