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10 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
EASAC Study on effects of neonicotinoids

NFU Vice President Guy Smith said: “This research is not new and relies heavily on lab-based studies which are not reflective of what has been seen in...


Action needed to boost farmgate prices in period of 'extreme uncertainty', farm groups warn

There is a 'desperate need' to improve farmgate returns given low incomes and the uncertainty facing the industry over the coming years, the Farmers' ...


9 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
OSR damage risks early Sclerotinia infection

Rapid stem extension, after a slow start to spring, is likely to create splits in oilseed rape plant stems that could increase the risk of Sclerotinia...


Farmers must not be penalised with late payments, NFU says

The RPA and Defra must remain fully focused on making BPS payments in December, the NFU said today. Despite numerous meetings with senior RPA and D...


Wheat market closes lower, pressured by firmer US dollar

Soycomplex Beans drifted lower in quiet trade. Pretty much a carbon copy of yesterday in fact. The USDA announced 165,000 MT of US beans sold to Ch...


8 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Exotic plant fungus a 'serious threat to UK wheat production'

The spread of exotic and aggressive strains of a plant fungus is presenting a serious threat to wheat production in the UK, according to research publ...


8 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Farmers must not be penalised for RPA delays

Guy Smith is the NFU Vice President. He writes: As the goal-posts continue to move, the BPS saga continues to unravel. Having met with senior RPA a...


Do not ignore the farming vote, unions urge party leaders

Leaders of political parties are being urged not to ignore the farming vote in the run up to the general election as NFU Scotland prepare to host a se...


8 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
New weed control options for maize

With maize sowing soon to get underway, Bayer CropScience is reminding farmers about the importance of weed control in maize. “Maize is not the mos...


7 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Farmers urged to complete their SAF

Farmers have been urged to start completing their Single Application Forms (SAFs) as soon as possible following Deputy Minister Rebecca Evans’ announc...


Anitox strengthens EMEA technical team

Feed milling technologist Henri Rijnders joins pathogen control specialist Anitox to support the drive for higher feed pellet quality and increased mi...


Could glyphosate in our food be carcinogenic?

Today while people celebrate World Health Day, which is dedicated to food safety this year, Factor GMO is paying special attention to the recent repor...


Wheat market reverses; corn market ends in subdued holiday trade

Soycomplex Beans closed lower at the end of a quiet session, with many participants still away on holiday. European markets remained closed for the...


7 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Welsh government 'sticking with' May deadline on Single Payment forms

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans has announced Wales will be sticking with the May deadline for submission of Single Application Fo...


7 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
New solution to powdery mildew control in strawberries

Certis’ fungicide product, Karma (potassium hydrogen carbonate), has been granted an ‘Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use’ (EAMU) to allow applic...



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