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Neonicotinoid ban causing 'sharp decline' in EU rapeseed production

EU grains closed mostly higher, reversing early losses, after the US wheat market turned sharply higher in afternoon trade. At the finish, Mar 15 L...


Wheat market closes with double digit highs; winterkill areas reported in US

Soycomplex Beans closed a touch lower in low volume trade. There wasn't a huge amount of fresh news. Weekly export inspections came in at 583,944 M...


Potato market 'deteriorating', warns NFU

NFU Scotland has stressed the importance of addressing the issue of a falling potato market, and highlighting the real health benefits of the potato. ...


New direct support system in Scotland is 'difficult and hugely frustrating' for farmers

NFU Scotland has welcomed an indication by Commissioner Hogan that he is considering offering greater flexibility in relation to the timescale for Sin...


Delivering new CAP is 'absolute priority', Scottish government tells farmers

Delivering the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is an 'absolute priority’ for the Scottish Government, Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead ha...


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Crop Protection Association outlines priorities for next government

The Crop Protection Association (CPA) has outlined its policy priorities for the next government, as it publishes a mini-manifesto ahead of the 2015 G...


17 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Still time to knock out annual meadow-grass

Annual meadow-grass may not provoke the same level of concern and discussion as black-grass but taking action now equals time and money saved during h...


Record number of apprentices enter food and farming

Record numbers of young people are looking to forge a career in the UK’s flourishing food and farming sector, with more than 36,000 applications for a...


16 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Rural advice service on a high after five years

The New Forest’s commoners, landowners and farmers are celebrating the fifth anniversary of a service that helps them and wildlife thrive in the Natio...


Local schoolchildren get muddy fingers to grow their own potatoes

Children from primary schools across East Anglia got their fingers muddy taking part in a Kids Country ‘Grow Your Own Potatoes’ day at the East of Eng...


16 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Growers come together to shape horticulture industry in Wales

Nearly 100 representatives from the Welsh horticulture industry attended a special summit staged to encourage greater collaboration throughout the sec...


Agrovista launches cloud-based agronomy tool for farmers

Agrovista aims to put an end to disparate farm data sources with the launch of its new cloud-based agronomy tool, Axis. The tool has been developed in...


Farming methods 'having negative impact' on pollination

The pollination service provided by bumblebees on the field-side boundaries of hedgerows may be limited because farming methods are having a negative ...


EnviTec Biogas UK strengthens service offer

EnviTec Biogas UK is expanding its dedicated service team in line with the continued growth of the business. The company is doubling the headcount ...


European farmers maintain safety record on food production

The Crop Protection Association (CPA) has welcomed the findings of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) 2013 annual report on pesticide residues ...



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