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7 November 2014 | Arable
Time to stop Phoma before stem hit

The latest cold snap could help to slow the development of Phoma infections that have run rife across oilseed rape crops during recent wet weather, gi...


Corn market slumps on harvest pressure

Soycomplex Beans ended lower on harvest pressure and reports of a fresh outbreak of bird flu in China. Informa today estimated the US 2014 soybean ...


EU grains trade in the red for entire session

EU grains traded in the red for almost the entire session, under pressure from falling commodity prices in general. NYMEX crude slumped to a 3-year lo...


4 November 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
Experts welcome financial boost for young farmers

Agricultural specialists have welcomed a potential financial boost for young farmers arising from Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reforms. The Dep...


3 November 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Peas and beans in crop rotations 'increases productivity'

Farmers need to be reminded just how beneficial growing peas and beans can be to their businesses and the environment. New European research, led by S...


3 November 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Endocrine disruption - what farmers need to know

By Mike Abram, PR & Communications Manager, Bayer CropScience I’ve read in the farming press that all azole fungicides could be banned. Is this tru...


3 November 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Arable event to focus on overcoming business challenges

Cereals and oilseeds growers in Wales wanting to discover more about overcoming the challenges facing their businesses will have the opportunity to do...


Target black-grass with spring barley agronomy

Spring barley is one of the best crops for tackling even the worst herbicide-resistant black-grass, but crop agronomy must be tailored to weed control...


31 October 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
New Defra farm figures 'underline volatility'

New farm business income data from Defra, which focus on income from March 2013 to February 2014, show some significant swings in farm profitability a...


EU grains stage another day of decent gains

EU grains staged another day of decent gains. "Some of the (recent) support has come from a later than usual US maize harvest and drier than normal co...


All is not well with Russia wheat prospects; corn market with strong gains

Soycomplex Beans and meal closed sharply higher once more. "Logistic woes getting meal via railcar into eastern processor market has the feeder dou...


NFU urges farmers to understand new CAP payment scheme

NFU’s series of CAP roadshows gets underway in the East Midlands, next week with a strong message from NFU to all farmers and growers: read, understan...


Farmers call for reassurances as Defra publishes new CAP scheme

More details have been unveiled today about how the new CAP will be implemented in England. The latest leaflet, which will also be posted to farmer...


28 October 2014 | Arable,Crops,Grassland,News
Results of Natural Nitrogen Fixation Trials

Azotic Technologies, the developer and producer of natural Nitrogen-fixation for increased agronomic benefit, today announces the results from the Com...


29 October 2014 | Arable
Stop brome creeping into winter barley fields

In parts of Scotland, winter barley growers have been struggling to stop sterile brome creeping further and further into the fields and becoming a sig...



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