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EU grains closed mixed, wheat and corn lower

EU grains closed mixed on the day, with wheat and corn lower, and rapeseed sharply higher. London markets were closed for the May Day bank holiday and...


1 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Bayer breeding addresses growing pressures on OSR

Growing consistently high-yielding OSR crops under higher pest, disease and environmental pressure will be the talking point of Bayer’s hybrid breedin...


NFU Let's Talk Farming Roadshow visits Royal Welsh Spring Festival

Celebrity farmer, Johnny Ball, and his NFU Let’s Talk Farming Roadshow will be visiting the Royal Welsh Spring Festival, in Builth Wells later this mo...


Milan Expo 2015: 'EU must fight for fairness in food supply chain'

The EU should use the Milan Expo 2015 to encourage sustainable agronomic practices, promote fairness in the supply chain, and fight food waste and mal...


1 May 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
EU approval of GMO an 'affront to democracy', say Greens

Greens have said that the Commission's approval of 10 new genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for import go against 'public wishes.' The Commiss...


Plaid attack Conservatives over CAP payments

Plaid Cymru has accused the Conservatives of trying to hide its role in denying Welsh farmers millions of pounds of EU support. Responding to a Con...


30 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Wheat growth stage ID tricky but vital

Accurately identifying wheat growth stages can be tricky to get right, but crucial for ensuring successful disease protection according to BASF’s Ben ...


Widespread UK rains to bring 'welcome moisture' for growers

EU grains closed mixed, but wheat pressed on to new lows for the recent move. At the finish, May 15 London wheat was down GBP0.70/tonne at GBP111....


29 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Cereals 2015: Vast choice of varieties backed by expert advice

New varieties always attract strong interest at Cereals and there will be plenty in the ground this year to help even the choosiest visitors update th...


Supply chain must do more to get consumers eating more fruit and veg

The whole of the supply chain must do more to increase the consumption of fruit and veg by British consumers, from trying innovative new packaging to ...


29 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Soil Association presents its priorities for agricultural policy to the Welsh Government

On Thursday 30th April 2015 the Soil Association will meet with the Welsh Government Environment and Sustainability Committee to present recommended a...


28 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Insect pests hot up in oilseed rape

Oilseed rape growers and agronomists should be vigilant for rapidly increasing colonies of Mealy Cabbage Aphid. Aided by the recent spell of hot, dry ...


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...



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