Manchester Metropolitan University
We have a long standing relationship with MMU and over 400 students have been helped by ECM. Many postgraduate students have continued working with ECM to gain Doctorate and Masters Degrees. ECM has a research facility to test novel conservation techniques and conducts research on the effects pesticides have on wildlife.
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
We acts as a bridge between the RSPB and farmers to promote conservation throughout farms in the North West of England. ECM has given over 5000 nest boxes to farmers in Lancashire and Cheshire in the past 15 years.
Hawk and Owl Trust
We continue to help re-establish the Barn Owl in Cheshire.
In conjunction with MMU, we have studied how to selectively control pernicious weeds in hedgerows whilst leaving the native flora intact. Bayer have helped to promote our work in the farming press and in its own publications.
We have worked with MMU to study the protection of beneficial insects in vegetable crops. This project generated several doctorates.
This joint study with MMU studied the use of low dose potato fungicide, a reduction of packaging and the control or Potato Blight.
We are ambassadors of LEAF and have supported our local LEAF farm.
We have used the Dow Grassland range to target difficult grassland weeds whilst reducing water pollution.
Studies using De Sangosse slug pellets have allowed for maximum crop protection using low dose slug pellet applications.
Our agronomists are on the register ensuring the highest standards of advice, storage and transport in relation to pesticide usage.
Continued research on the best use of Roundup has led to many environmental benefits for our farmers.
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Belchim Crop Protection
Innovative crop protection ranges including solutions developed for new sectors such as bio products.
A leading manufacturer and supplier of both speciality and generic crop protection products, adjuvants, crop nutrition micronutrients and foliar feeds. These benefit the UK agriculture, horticulture and forestry sectors.
A range of specialist products developed to ensure maximum activity from pesticides and crop nutrients.
United Phosphorus Limited
A leading global producer of extremely cost-effective crop protection products, speciality chemicals and other industrial chemicals.
Say No To Drift Chlorpyrifos
Campaigning organisation set up to maintain the availability of Chlorpyrifos products by minimising spray drift through the use of low-drift nozzles.
One of the world’s leading agricultural companies operating in over 90 countries and committed to helping farmers grow more from less.
Leading suppliers of crop protection products for grassland, arable and horticultural crops. Nufarm also supply products for use in amenity situations by local authorities.
One of the world’s most comprehensive range of crop protection and weed control products.
A range of products for all major crops and speciality crops such as top fruit, soft fruit and vegetables.
Our Farmers and Their Families
Without our farmer clients none of our techniques would have been utilised and we are grateful for their open mindedness and the care they continue to show for the environment.