MAIZE VARIETY SELECTION FOR 2022

MAIZE VARIETY SELECTION FOR 2022

It’s the time of year for reviewing past progress – and for planning ahead. Farmers will be looking to learn from this year’s harvest in order to optimise the next. Did performance match expectation? How did the cold, wet start to 2021 affect drilling plans? Was...
FOOD: FIGURING OUT THE FOOTPRINT

FOOD: FIGURING OUT THE FOOTPRINT

Following Bright Maize’s sponsorship of a successful carbon food conference last week, we look at some of the current challenges associated with attaching a carbon footprint to different food types. Carbon consciousness has gone mainstream. We’re these days as likely...
JOHN WRIGHTSON AND DOWNTON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE

JOHN WRIGHTSON AND DOWNTON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE

As part of our pioneer series, we look at an agricultural educationist who set up Wiltshire and Hampshire Agricultural College – soon renamed Downton Agricultural College Agriculture is as old as civilisation itself; and agricultural wisdom has been developed and...
MY JOB IS: COMMERCIAL MANAGER AT BRIGHT MAIZE – Laura Drury

MY JOB IS: COMMERCIAL MANAGER AT BRIGHT MAIZE – Laura Drury

 Continuing our series looking at the people who make Bright Maize a success, here we speak to Laura Drury – Commercial Manager Managing change is the kind of challenge which Laura Drury relishes. She recently took over as commercial manager at Bright Maize, tasked...