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Spray docks in silage crops now

The best time to tackle dock infestations in silage crops is before first cut according to Andy Bailey, grassland agronomy specialist for Dow AgroScie...


EU grains close higher; Europe 'not good' on the export front

EU grains closed higher on the day, but generally lower for the week, with the exception of Paris rapeseed. At the finish, May 15 London wheat was ...


New John Deere trailed sprayer at Cereals 2015

A new high specification 4400-litre capacity trailed sprayer from John Deere will be making its UK show debut at Cereals 2015 in June. The R944i mo...


Farmers advised to drive red diesel savings into grass care

Barenbrug UK, a leading provider of agricultural grass and forage seed mixtures, is heading to Grassland UK 2015 in May with a strong message for live...


Livestock farmers urged to use safe grazing to prevent parasite problems this spring

Livestock farmers are urged to reduce pasture contamination by planning grazing and anthelmintic control in sheep and lambs now, to decrease the risk ...


Kuhn to launch new drill at Cereals 2015

Kuhn Farm Machinery will be using this year’s Cereals event to officially launch a new 6-metre minimum tillage drill that is capable of being pulled b...


Taking a positive outlook on EU crop protection

Following two very successful years, the “BCPC Congress – EU Regulatory Affairs” will again be taking place at the Hilton Metropole, Brighton, UK on 6...


10 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
EASAC Study on effects of neonicotinoids

NFU Vice President Guy Smith said: “This research is not new and relies heavily on lab-based studies which are not reflective of what has been seen in...


Action needed to boost farmgate prices in period of 'extreme uncertainty', farm groups warn

There is a 'desperate need' to improve farmgate returns given low incomes and the uncertainty facing the industry over the coming years, the Farmers' ...


9 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
OSR damage risks early Sclerotinia infection

Rapid stem extension, after a slow start to spring, is likely to create splits in oilseed rape plant stems that could increase the risk of Sclerotinia...


Farmers must not be penalised with late payments, NFU says

The RPA and Defra must remain fully focused on making BPS payments in December, the NFU said today. Despite numerous meetings with senior RPA and D...


Wheat market closes lower, pressured by firmer US dollar

Soycomplex Beans drifted lower in quiet trade. Pretty much a carbon copy of yesterday in fact. The USDA announced 165,000 MT of US beans sold to Ch...


8 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Exotic plant fungus a 'serious threat to UK wheat production'

The spread of exotic and aggressive strains of a plant fungus is presenting a serious threat to wheat production in the UK, according to research publ...


8 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Farmers must not be penalised for RPA delays

Guy Smith is the NFU Vice President. He writes: As the goal-posts continue to move, the BPS saga continues to unravel. Having met with senior RPA a...


Do not ignore the farming vote, unions urge party leaders

Leaders of political parties are being urged not to ignore the farming vote in the run up to the general election as NFU Scotland prepare to host a se...



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