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27 February 2015| Arable,Cereal,Crops,News

27 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
European anti-GM regulations preventing 'beneficial crops' being grown in the UK

EU regulations that prevent genetically modified crops from being grown in the UK are not fit for purpose and should be replaced, the Science and Tech...


27 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
New light shed on the microbial battleground between soil and roots

The soil around roots of plants such as barley – one of our most important crops - is a battleground where only certain bacteria can survive, suggests...


Pioneering research facility recognised with UK Grower of the Year award

Directors and staff at a North Yorkshire horticulture research facility are celebrating after winning a prestigious award. The team at Selby based ...


27 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Market volatility takes its toll on Welsh farm incomes

Increased volatility has been highlighted today with the latest Welsh Government Farm Income forecasts predicting a decline in the profitability of fa...


26 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,Sheep
NSA highlights cross-compliance penalties as CAP reform comes under scrutiny

The National Sheep Association (NSA) was heartened to hear Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, reiterate his calls for ...


Bayer CropScience launches new improved weed and pest app

A new mobile app that combines weed and pest identification with treatment information has been launched by Bayer CropScience. The app replaces the...


EU vote on biofuels ‘undermines food security’

The latest vote by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee signifies a bad day for sustainable biofuels and damages renewable energy policy ac...


26 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Future government must back British farmers, says NFU President

The NFU has set out what it wants from the next elected Government, as five of the main political parties get set to take part in day two of the annua...


25 February 2015 | Crops,News
BASIS Diploma in Agronomy awarded to three specialist fruit agronomists

Hutchinson prides itself on the high calibre, technical expertise and extensive knowledge base of its team of advisors and recently the company has th...


25 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Koppert introduces new natural product combating insects

With the introduction of AgriTrap, Koppert is adding a new product to its range of products combating pests insects. The product has a natural basis, ...


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...



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