IT Farmer: 008 Winter 2019

004 'Fine tuning' wheat genome could boost UK harvest 008 GM potato trials point to blight resistant crops of the future 010 Scientists team with farmers to grow organic OSR in Scotland 012 Fendt forgets the steering wheel for Ideal 10T 014 JCB smashes record for world's fastest tractor again 016 World first combine to run on compressed natural gas 018 The 10 most powerful tractors in the world 022 Beef farmers embrace profit-boosting tech thanks to new project 026 Welsh dairy farmer pioneers new blood test for bTB 030 Russian farm gives dairy cows virtual reality headsets 032 UK scientists develop new novel bovine TB vaccine Farmer IT 002 l Winter 2019 Contents Vehicles JCB has shattered the record for the world's fast tractor - reaching a speed of 135.19mph and a top speed of 153.771mph. P014 JCB smashes record for world's fastest tractor again Crops The UK wheat harvest could be increased substantially as researchers say the crop is capable of being better ‘fine-tuned’ to the British environment, in turn boosting yields. P004 ‘Fine tuning’ wheat genome could boost UK harvest

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