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Government reveals economic plan for farming sector

An economic plan for the food and farming sector that will ensure 'this thriving industry continues to grow and create jobs' has been revealed by Envi...


24 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Battle against Wild Oats and Ryegrass is getting harder for farmers

Farmers and agronomists across the UK agree that spring weeds are getting harder to control, according to new research from Syngenta. The survey, w...


24 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
Market slump causing 'lack of confidence' among farmers

The impact of market volatility on farming businesses and the ongoing difficulties in the dairy sector were high on the agenda when Ceredigion NFU Cym...


24 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Early fungicide investment will pay dividends

Focussing more attention on early fungicide timings will be key to keeping wheat crops ahead of disease in what is shaping up to be another high-press...


'Alarming' decline in UK food production, new report warns

A new report published by the NFU today has revealed disturbing new figures relating to the UK’s self-sufficiency in food. It states that at curre...


23 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Russian economy continues to look shaky; EU grains close lower

EU grains closed mostly lower on the day, and lower for the week, with the exception of rapeseed which posted small gains. The day ended with Mar 1...


23 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Wheat sales 'awful'; corn market lower on the day

Soycomplex Beans closed lower on the day, but higher for the week. The USDA reported decent weekly export sales of 505,600 MT of old crop and 115,9...


23 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Better slug control in potatoes

Potato growers fearful that slug control may be compromised following the loss of methiocarb baits should switch to metaldehyde pellets of a similar q...


22 February 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Can Sugar Beet act as a break crop for grass-weeds?

Sugar beet growers have quite a few headaches to deal with recently, not least of which is the lower beet price, the reduction in the sugar beet area ...


ECM selected as a representative to raise standards in agriculture alongside the Prime Minister

The Parliamentary Review, which has several versions based on key policy areas, has the involvement of the Prime Minister, leading Cabinet ministers i...


20 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Firm US dollar a problem 'for US wheat exports'

Soycomplex Beans closed lower, as trade above $10/bushel triggered selling once South American farmers and traders returned to their desks followin...


19 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Farmers question Labour's plans for UK agriculture

A future Government that understands farm businesses 'is crucial', the NFU have said. In the lead up to the election, the farmers have embarked on ...


18 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Market Reports,News
Possible damage to US winter wheat due to 'bitter cold'

Soycomplex Beans and meal trade higher, but off the highs. Mar 15 beans hit $9.99 3/4 but couldn't quite breach the $10 mark by around 17.00 GMT. T...


18 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,Renewables
UK agricultural output 'not being harmed' by solar panels

Food output in the UK 'is not being harmed' by the spread of solar panels across the countryside, according to new documents from the Department for E...


18 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Feed and Forage,News
Tensions in the potato supply chain follow two years of overproduction

“Two seasons of over supply are causing great pain for our potato growers,” states Potato Council chair Fiona Fell. Difficult times Twelve month...



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