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16 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
EU approves 18 rural development programmes

The European Commission has approved 18 rural development programmes aimed at improving the competitiveness of the EU farming sector. These 18 prog...


9 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
IPM Plan to top two million hectares

The Voluntary Initiative's Integrated Pest Management Plan is set to cover more than two million hectares in its first year. The IPMP, which replac...


9 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Cereal crops that could survive flooding

Scientists at The University of Nottingham hope new research could lead to the introduction of cereal crops better able to tolerate flooding. They...


Attention to detail critical in spring fight against grassweeds

The final battle in this year’s war against blackgrass and other grassweeds needs careful planning, says Stuart Jackson of Dow AgroSciences. To dat...


Wheat market closes lower across three exchanges

Soycomplex Beans and meal closed lower, giving up a fair chunk of yesterday's gains. Soybean production estimates in Brazil are getting trimmed a l...


5 February 2015 | Arable,Finance,Grassland,News
Land prices surpass £10,000 per acre

Farmland demand continued to outpace supply in the final six months of 2014, with land prices rising by 8.3% over the year to reach over £10,067 per a...


5 February 2015 | Arable,News,Veterinary News
Understanding and tackling oomycete root and stem rot

A gap in understanding the impact of the oomycete pathogens (Pythium, Phytophthora & Aphanomyces) across horticulture’s edible and ornamental crops wi...


5 February 2015 | Arable,Crops,News,Veterinary News
Scientists find potential way of controlling leaf blotch disease in wheat

Scientists have found a genetic mechanism that could stop the spread of a “devastating” disease threatening wheat crops. Septoria leaf blotch (STB)...


LAMMA attendees confident over industry future

Farmers taking part in a poll of views at this year’s LAMMA machinery event were found to be feeling generally optimistic, with more than half saying ...


4 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
NFU Scotland AGM to take in-depth look at Scottish agriculture

A top notch list of leading politicians, civil servants and industry spokesmen have been lined up for NFU Scotland’s annual AGM and dinner, taking pla...


4 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
Labour CAP announcement will 'infuriate' English farmers

The NFU has responded to a statement on CAP modulation from Maria Eagle, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. In a sp...


4 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Audit reveals flawed EU GM controls

An official audit published in December 2014 by the European Commission reveals gaps in enforcement of legal controls placed on EU Member States growi...


4 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
RPA opens new Rural Payments service to all BPS customers

More than 22,500 farm businesses have registered for new online Rural Payments service. More than a quarter of eligible farm businesses in England ...


EU over-regulation causing 'severe' damage to UK agriculture

There are severe impacts on UK agriculture and the wider economy being caused by the loss or restriction of Plant Protection Products (PPPs) due to 'o...


Weeds gain a foothold during stop-start winter

Wheat growers need to keep a close eye on grass weeds that have taken advantage of warmer spells and are now established in wheat crops. A mixture ...



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