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Yara’s Grass Prix 2015 is off to a flying start with growers in Northern Ireland taking advantage of good weather to take an early lead. David Murphy from County Armagh has forged ahead after harvesting dry 9.2 tonnes dm /ha with an energy content of 100,453 MJ/ha worth £1,036/ha*. The competition, now in its second year, and with more entrants than before, sees leading beef and dairy farmers from the UK and Ireland competing to achieve t...





First cut results are in: Yara Grass Prix competition 2015

Yara’s Grass Prix 2015 is off to a flying start with growers in Northern Ireland taking advantage of good weather to take an early lead. David Mur...


3 July 2015 | Agri Safety,Grassland,News
Help stop deliberate fires on protected land

Officers from Natural Resources Wales are appealing for help after a spate of suspected arson attacks at a protected area near Flint. Four fires at...


State of our countryside: New map reveals loss of farmland

Large-scale changes to the environment of the United Kingdom, including an apparent loss of habitats and agricultural land, have been revealed through...


25 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,Grassland,News
Spring silage success but farmers should sharpen sward skills between cuts

Initial indications from farm visits undertaken by the agricultural grass team at Barenbrug during late May and early June seem to show that good aver...


Workshop to help farmers decide which grass mixtures to grow

Oliver Seeds is holding a grass seeds mixtures planning workshop on Tuesday 28 July 2015, at Hailes Farm, Didbrook in Gloucestershire, from 10.30 to 2...


30 May 2015 | Grassland,News
Barenbrug scheme to help UK farmers turn Grass into Gold

Barenbrug, one of the largest grass seed producers in the UK, today announces the launch of a pioneering new, research programme with farmers nationwi...


Latest McCormick tractors in action at Grassland UK - May 7th

New-generation McCormick tractors will be in action at Grassland UK in Somerset on Thursday, May 7th with visitors to the event being given the first ...


JCB handling machines get new range of attachments at Grassland UK

New attachments developed to match the enhanced performance of JCB’s latest Loadall telescopic handlers and Farm Master wheeled loaders will be seen f...


21 April 2015 | Arable,Cattle,Grassland,News
Barenbrug to help UK farmers sharpen their sward skills

Barenbrug, one of the largest grass seed producers in the UK, is launching the Good Grass Guide, a handy, pocket sized booklet designed to help livest...


19 March 2015 | Grassland,News
Tackle buttercups in grass before they flower

The mild winter and kind spring weather means many soils in the south and west have now reached 5-6°C at 10cm depth. This has triggered both grass and...


9 March 2015 | Crops,Grassland,News
Avoid multi-product tank-mixes to get the best herbicide hit

Drying soils and longer days will hasten the resumption of crop protection programmes this spring. But growers have been urged to pay close attention ...


Attention to detail critical in spring fight against grassweeds

The final battle in this year’s war against blackgrass and other grassweeds needs careful planning, says Stuart Jackson of Dow AgroSciences. To dat...


5 February 2015 | Grassland,News
Barenbrug helps judge Fermanagh Grassland Club silage competition

Barenbrug – a specialist in grass seed breeding and production for the agricultural industry – is working with the Fermanagh Grassland Club to judge i...


5 February 2015 | Arable,Finance,Grassland,News
Land prices surpass £10,000 per acre

Farmland demand continued to outpace supply in the final six months of 2014, with land prices rising by 8.3% over the year to reach over £10,067 per a...


EU over-regulation causing 'severe' damage to UK agriculture

There are severe impacts on UK agriculture and the wider economy being caused by the loss or restriction of Plant Protection Products (PPPs) due to 'o...



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Start Date: 6 July 2015
A421: Marketing/Food Chain Manager - Home based

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for a talented professional to play a central role in our clients new food chain t...


Start Date: 20 June 2015
 Tractor Driver / General Farm Worker for 1200ac, all arable farm. Job near  Ripon, Yorkshire

Requirement is for a Harvest Worker for corn carting, straw carting, cultivations, manure spreading and usual ancillary work ...


Start Date: 2 July 2015
Job for Harvest Tractor Driver>>> LIncoln

5000 acre arable unit requires experienced operator for next 5 months, possibly longer.  Immediate Start.  Based 5 ...


Start Date: 18 June 2015
Harvest worker, Tractor driver, general farm worker 

Harvest worker required to work on 445ha mixed farm near Chelmsford in Essex. Main duties are corn cart, bale cart, some...


Start Date: 6 July 2015
M486: Biosolids Advisor - Bucks/Beds/Herts

Advisory and liaison role, working for a leading UK company which is well known within the Agricultural Sector. Day to day re...












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