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28 April 2015| Arable,Cereal,Crops,News

28 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
New criteria to warn of early blight attacks

Potato growers and agronomists will be better prepared to cope with more aggressive blight strains this season, with a new BlightCast warning tailored...


Tong Peal launches new crop cleaning solution

Tong Peal Engineering, designers of vegetable handling equipment has launched its latest innovation in crop cleaning with the new EasyClean Hydro-Sep....


Data rich and information poor is an issue facing many growers

Data rich and information poor is an issue facing many growers and a compelling reason for Andrew Spinks, technical manager for Marsham-based B&C Farm...


27 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Ten NGOs ask China to intervene in global glyphosate

Ten NGOs based in Europe have delivered an Open Letter to the Chinese Embassy in London, pleading with the Chinese people to take direct action to add...


27 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
High nitrates in silage grass possible

Below average grass growth earlier this spring could put next winter’s cow performance and fertility at risk, where grass is cut with high nitrate lev...


24 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Help for farmers to stop losing nutrients

Farmers in England can benefit from a new guide to help them stop soil and manure running off their land. It’s published today online by the Wildfowl ...


23 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Potato council secures EU funding for promotional campaign

Potato Council’s director Rob Clayton today welcomed the EU Commission’s decision to approve 50% EU co-funding for an approximate £3.6m joint-venture ...


23 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
High incidences of TuYV infection in current oilseed rape crop

Carried out by Dr John Walsh of Warwick University on behalf of breeders Limagrain UK, the survey which will be completed by the end of May, will prov...


23 April 2015 | Arable,Cattle,Cereal,Crops,News
APHA agrees to scrap ‘nonsensical’ change to AFU guidance

A legal challenge backed by the NFU and funded by its Legal Assistance Scheme has resulted in the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) scrapping a ch...


22 April 2015 | Crops,News
New useful EAMU’s in vegetables for Sencorex Flow

The easy to use formulation of Sencorex Flow (metribuzin) has several new and useful Extension of Authorisation for Minor Uses (EAMU) to help out vege...


22 April 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Splosh for dosh! Weed control in sugar beet

With the downward pricing trend of sugar beet, growers need to focus on doing what is absolutely necessary, but with the main focus of getting as much...


22 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
More freedom granted to Member States over GMO usage

Today the Commission presents the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)....


London wheat posts only two net gains since Easter

EU grains closed mixed, but generally more in the red than in the green. London wheat was lower across the board, with old crop taking the biggest hit...


Corn market closes with losses; US bird flu news seen as 'bearish'

Soycomplex Beans ended with small losses. The prospect for a possible Brazilian trucker strike later in the week is supportive for old crop, where ...


How can the arable sector can learn from horticulture at Cereals?

The practical role for integrated pest management (IPM) will be a hot topic on the Certis stand at this year’s Cereals event. According to Certis’ ...



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Richard Beldam Farms Ltd - Gloucestershire / Worcestershire Borders
After 11 successful years, our manager is moving on and so we are now recruiting a FARM MANAGER for 1600ha of combinable crop...









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