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16 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Extended expiry date for Avadex Granules

The recent extension of product expiry date for Avadex® Excel 15G granules until the 31st of December 2015 has widened the window for spring spray opp...


Breakthrough technology 'could help prevent future crop failures'

An expert in environmental toxins at The University of Nottingham has developed a new antifungal technology which has the potential to play a major ro...


15 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Got it covered: Cover crop pros and cons defined by AHDB

AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds has issued a publication to outline the pros and cons associated with cover crops following renewed interest in their use. ...


15 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Positioning blight products

Late blight in potatoes requires a full protective programme, starting at the rosette stage and running right through to harvest. UK growers have a wi...


15 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Bioenergy crops could offset 'negative consequences of intensive food production'

Having made a significant contribution to a new world report on sustainable bioenergy, Professor Angela Karp is to speak at the 2015 EU Sustainable En...


15 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Many farms could be left without working capital due to subsidy delays

Subsidy payments to farmers may be delayed up to five months, with payments made in March or April 2016, rather than the expected November and Decembe...


BASIS announce Paul Singleton Project of the Year Award winner at Cereals 2015

Leading Agricultural training provider, BASIS, has announced Paul Dovey as the winner of the first Paul Singleton Project of the Year Award at Cereals...


Picture in wheat looks 'pretty bleak'; corn market closes 7-8 cents lower

Soycomplex Beans closed reluctantly a little lower, dragged down by falling wheat and corn, following the release of the June WASDE report from the...


11 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Guidelines published in response to glyphosate resistance

Guidelines have been published by AHDB in response to the ‘real risks’ of glyphosate resistance developing in UK weeds. While WRAG and AHDB emphasi...


11 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Bayer steps up commitment to help farmers overcome black-grass

A new tool aimed at helping growers tackle black-grass has been launched by Bayer CropScience. The Black-Grass Task Manager (BGTM) is a web tool th...


Robotic harvesting could revolutionise the farming industry

A project involving 3D camera technology currently being developed at the University of Lincoln, UK, could result in a fully automatic robotic harvest...


Arable farmers need longer tenancy agreements

The Tenant Farmers Association will be using its presence at this year’s Cereals Event to further its campaign for longer term Farm Business Tenancies...


10 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Scottish farmers to receive 'welcome windfall' EU cash boost

Thousands of farmers in Scotland are set to receive a share of a £12.2 million fund being repaid by the European Commission this week, it has been ann...


10 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Profitability in the arable sector 'under severe pressure'

Making a profit, efficiency in how farmers produce and the ability to compete internationally are critical factors in ensuring a long-term future for ...


Trade remains concerned over rain damage to US wheat

Soycomplex Beans closed higher, with the November contract trading at its highest level since May 19. Meal posted strong gains too, with oil again ...



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Start Date: 18 June 2015
Herds Person for job on dairy farm in North Shropshire, near Shrewsbury

To work as part of a team, 300 cow herd.

New facilities - new parlour, sand cubicles and lagoon. Excellent working enviro...


Start Date: 6 July 2015
G209: Breeding Advisor (Trainee Considered) - South West

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Dairy Breeding Advisor within an established territory which would include S...


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C166: Technical Manager - SW

De Lacy Executive is currently recruiting for a Technical Manager for an innovative and dynamic company established in biotec...


Start Date: 6 July 2015
A437: UK Logistics Manager - Beds/Herts/Cambs

De Lacy Executive has been engaged by a leading and trusted European parts supplier, with strong growth plans for the UK, to ...


Start Date: 6 July 2015
G211: Trainee Dairy Specialist - North East England

A well established and reputable Agricultural Business serving farmers in the North of England is currently seeking a Trainee...












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