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26 February 2015| Arable,Cereal,Crops,News

Kansas wheat production finishes lowest since 1989

EU grains finished the day mixed, with Jan 15 London wheat up GBP0.50/tonne at GBP134.90/tonne, Jan 15 Paris wheat was EUR1.75/tonne easier at EUR197....


Drought and winterkill worries for US wheat

Soycomplex Beans extended yesterday's winning streak, closing around 10 cents higher. "There was little new in the way of fresh news today but upwa...


LAMMA 2015: New crop nutrition tools to be launched

Ilex EnviroSciences will be using Lamma 2015 to launch the latest developments in their range of advanced crop nutrition products. Available for S...


Potential winterkill to US wheat

Soycomplex: Beans, meal and oil all closed sharply higher on what looks like short-covering/the establishment of fresh longs. There wasn't anything...


Oxford Farming Conference 15: UK agriculture has 'optimistic future'

Environment Secretary Liz Truss is due to tell the Oxford Farming Conference that UK agriculture has the 'right to be both ambitious and optimistic' f...


EnviTec Biogas UK eyes growth plans after strong financial result

EnviTec Biogas UK is pushing ahead with growth plans after recording a strong financial result. The company is part of EnviTec Biogas AG, which tur...


5 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Number one problem for UK crops highlighted

It has been reported that root knot nematode (Meloidogyne minor) may become the number one problem in the UK over the next decade in a broad range of ...


5 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
UK fruit and veg growers see growth in juice market

Fruit and vegetable growers in the UK have seen an upsurge in demand for juices by almost 40% since 2010, worth a record £65 million last year, accord...


5 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Study predicts no farmers under 35 by 2033

When did you last hear a high school senior say “I’m taking over the ranch” or even a 7-year-old announce “I want to be a farmer”? As long-time fa...


Farmers discuss black-grass, cereal fungicides and Precision Farming

Arable farmers in East Anglia met up for one of a series of events being organised by BASF’s agronomy team across the country. Jess Townsend, BASF’s A...


1 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
NFU New Year message: Gov't must stop decline in self-sufficiency

In his first New Year message as NFU President, Meurig Raymond has urged Government to embrace farmers and growers’ optimism for the longer term futur...


22 December 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
EU to recover €102m of CAP expenditure from member states

A total of €102 million of EU agricultural policy funds, unduly spent by Member States, is being claimed back by the European Commission from Greece, ...


22 December 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Latest active farmer CAP rules will come as an 'enormous relief' to many

The latest rules covering the ability of genuine farmers and growers to claim payments under Basic Payment Scheme from 2015 will come as a 'big relief...


22 December 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
CAP definition of 'active farmer' causing distress

The RPA have published their last CAP reform countdown leaflet. This gives further detail on various issues of the forthcoming Basic Payment Scheme. ...


2014: A year of CAP reform preparations and volatile prices

2014 has been a year of learning and preparation for farmers ahead of the introduction of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which is now almos...



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