Author: Levity Crop Science

New Levity Potato Product Gives 6MT/ha Yield Increase

The results from last years Dutch field trials are now in and Levity’s LiNk/LimiN based TouCaN formulation showed up really well. Levity MD David Marks said “The trial plot generated interest all the way through the season, as the effects were so obvious. The plants were noticeably more green and you could easily pick out the Levity treated plots as green squares just by looking at the field” he added “this was also reflected in the NDVI scan data where the Levity treatments showed far better plant health than any other treatment.” David added “of course what really counted...

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Levity Announce Major Private Equity Investment

Levity is pleased to announce that we have completed a private equity investment deal that will bring significant finance and skills as we enter a period of rapid growth as a business. Two new directors will be joining the board, alongside founders David Marks and Anna Weston who still retain a controlling interest in Levity. Mike Peters MBE joins Levity as Commercial Director.   Mike, who was awarded an MBE in 2013 for services to Northwest industry, has a strong track record in the chemical manufacturing industry. At UPL Mike built a £38,000,000 turnover company with a staff of 250....

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Levity Recruit Product Development Manager

Levity is pleased to announce that Steve Houghton has joined the company as Product Development Manager. Steve has over 20 years experience in product development gained in the Fertiliser, Agchem and Pharmaceutical industries, and will be an important part of Levity’s rapidly expanding research and development team. Levity MD David Marks said “I am delighted that Steve has joined Levity, his experience will be a real asset as we begin to roll out products from our exciting research programme. I have known Steve for 20 years, and we have worked together before which means he can hit the ground...

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Full House at SSCR Soft Fruit Meeting

Levity MD David Marks delivered a lecture on ‘New Developments in Crop Nutrition’ to a packed audience at the Scottish Society for Crop Research’s Soft Fruit Meeting. The event, held every two years, gathers together soft fruit growers from Scotland and the rest of the UK to present the latest developments in research and development in the industry. Levity in partnership with Omex Agriculture, presented work on how Calmax Ultra (made using Levity’s unique LoCal chemistry) can get calcium into the parts of strawberries that conventional fertilisers can’t reach. The full presentation will be available on the SSCR website....

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Galling prospect of club root; CPM Article

Club root is a devastating soil-borne disease of oilseed rape that may be on the rise in UK crops. CPM reports. We’ve never had noticeable club root before on the farm but it must have already been there. By Lucy de la Pasture Plasmodiophora brassicae or club root – it’s a disease southern arable growers have seen in text books and one that strikes fear in the hearts of veggie growers, but for the vast majority it’s not a disease they’d be looking out for. That may be all about to change after problems with club root infection appeared...

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Using Nutritional Products More Efficiently (CPM Magazine)

The Article David Marks is the managing director of Levity Crop Science, the company behind the nutritional products used on the record-breaking Lamyman winter wheat and OSR crops. He’s also a scientist and visiting research fellow at Lancaster University, with a passion for making agriculture all over the world more sustainable. In a nutshell that means increasing the efficiency of fertiliser use. He believes growers are using twice as much inputs as are needed, to gain about half the yield that should be possible.“There’s a lot of room for lifting yield, and reducing inputs and the industry should be...

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Ecoculture Bioscience License Termination

EcoCulture Bioscience’s manufacturing and distribution rights for Levity formulations expire on the 19th September 2015, and are to be terminated. Ecoculture and it’s distributor network will no longer have access to Levity formulations and technology. The product formulations that have previously been marketed through Ecoculture Biosciences (Delta, Calflux, 1-4-All, X-Stress, TipTop)  will all no longer be available through Ecoculture and it’s distributors and any products traded under those brand names will no longer be guaranteed to contain Levity Technology or to be made using Levity formulas. From September 2015 the only place that Levity formulations will be available will be through Levity CropScience Ltd and its approved distributors and partners. Any product not supplied through Levity CropScience can not be guaranteed to be genuine product, to have our technology inside it, and to work effectively. To avoid disappointment, look for the Levity CropScience brand, or ‘Levity CropScience inside’ logos to ensure you have genuine Levity formulated...

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BBSRC Funding for Iron Chelate Research

Levity are pleased to announce that Dr Vesna Najdanovic of Lancaster University will be working with Levity, on a ambitious programme of research investigating extraction of a novel natural iron chelate. The project, funded by the BBSRC High Value Chemicals from Plants group, will be jointly supervised by David Marks of Levity CropScience and Dr Vesna Najdanovic of Lancaster University. Work will take place both within the new Engineering facility at Lancaster University, and at Levity’s Lancaster University facilities. Dr Najdanovic is appointed Fellow in Energy Lancaster at the Engineering Department of Lancaster University. Her area of research interests...

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