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20 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
Farmers 'justifiably frustrated' at RPA online difficulties

After weeks of significant frustration to farmers, the RPA has announced it is abandoning its online only process due to technical difficulties. NF...


20 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
BCPC welcomes EFSA's latest pesticide residues report

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has just published the results of its survey on pesticide residues in EU foodstuffs in 2013. EFSA’s surv...


20 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Dust - the secret fertiliser?

NASA research has revealed how dust blown from the Sahara desert helps supply phosphorus to plants growing thousands of miles away – but unfortunately...


19 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Farmer-led field labs look at techniques to control blackgrass

The perennial problem of blackgrass affects all arable farmers. A meeting at Shimpling Park Farm, an organic mixed farm in Suffolk on 24th March, 12.3...


The Budget 2015: A Farmer's Budget?

“In the run up to the Budget 2015 most commentators were predicting that there would be very little by way of new announcements, and that it would be ...


Neonicotinoid ban causing 'sharp decline' in EU rapeseed production

EU grains closed mostly higher, reversing early losses, after the US wheat market turned sharply higher in afternoon trade. At the finish, Mar 15 L...


Wheat market closes with double digit highs; winterkill areas reported in US

Soycomplex Beans closed a touch lower in low volume trade. There wasn't a huge amount of fresh news. Weekly export inspections came in at 583,944 M...


Potato market 'deteriorating', warns NFU

NFU Scotland has stressed the importance of addressing the issue of a falling potato market, and highlighting the real health benefits of the potato. ...


New direct support system in Scotland is 'difficult and hugely frustrating' for farmers

NFU Scotland has welcomed an indication by Commissioner Hogan that he is considering offering greater flexibility in relation to the timescale for Sin...


Delivering new CAP is 'absolute priority', Scottish government tells farmers

Delivering the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is an 'absolute priority’ for the Scottish Government, Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead ha...


17 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Crop Protection Association outlines priorities for next government

The Crop Protection Association (CPA) has outlined its policy priorities for the next government, as it publishes a mini-manifesto ahead of the 2015 G...


17 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Still time to knock out annual meadow-grass

Annual meadow-grass may not provoke the same level of concern and discussion as black-grass but taking action now equals time and money saved during h...


Record number of apprentices enter food and farming

Record numbers of young people are looking to forge a career in the UK’s flourishing food and farming sector, with more than 36,000 applications for a...


16 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Rural advice service on a high after five years

The New Forest’s commoners, landowners and farmers are celebrating the fifth anniversary of a service that helps them and wildlife thrive in the Natio...


Local schoolchildren get muddy fingers to grow their own potatoes

Children from primary schools across East Anglia got their fingers muddy taking part in a Kids Country ‘Grow Your Own Potatoes’ day at the East of Eng...



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