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18 January 2015 | Grassland,News,Shows and Events
Grassland focus for first northern uplands conference

With the hill farming sector facing the biggest shake-up of their operating ‘landscape’ for a generation, the NFU and EBLEX are joining forces to stag...


UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a drop in farmer confidence, a new survey by the NFU has revealed. After th...


Soil threat undermining our current way of life

The world’s soils face a wide range of threats that could undermine the very basis to our current way of life. Recently Europe has seen flooding that...


New flood defence spending 'worrying', says CLA

The government's announcement on how £2.3 billion will be spent on flood defence in England is not enough to stem the risk of future flooding, accordi...


25 November 2014 | Grassland,News
Grassland farmers 'must wake up to changing pesticide rules'

While many farmers who use professional pesticides on grassland are aware of the need to protect water, a significant number remain unaware of the imm...


28 October 2014 | Arable,Crops,Grassland,News
Results of Natural Nitrogen Fixation Trials

Azotic Technologies, the developer and producer of natural Nitrogen-fixation for increased agronomic benefit, today announces the results from the Com...


27 October 2014 | Grassland
Grassland winners celebrate at BGS award evening

Beef and sheep farmer Dafydd Jones has won the coveted British Grassland Society (BGS) UK Grassland Farmer of the year award for 2014. The announc...


27 October 2014 | Grassland,News,Property News
Wetland is more valuable than arable, new study shows

New research has calculated that each hectare of land at Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire is worth almost £130 more per year as wetland than as arable far...


13 October 2014 | Cattle,Grassland,News
Cattle to replace lawnmowers in wildlife havens

Following a successful trial last autumn, a herd of cows will once again replace lawn-mowers to cut the grass at one of Worcestershire’s most importan...


24 September 2014 | Grassland
Spray grassland weeds now

Warm soils and heavy dews are providing ideal growing conditions for grassland weeds such as docks, thistles and dandelions, so it is a good time to c...


NFU spells out priorities ahead of 2015 General Election

A Government that understands farm businesses, wants agriculture to grow and has the policies that send the right signals to farmers, are the key mess...


5 September 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Grassland,News
Carbon stored in world's soils more vulnerable to climate change

The response of soil microbial communities to changes in temperature increases the potential for more carbon dioxide to be released from the world's s...


29 August 2014 | Grassland,News,Shows and Events
Grassland Farmer of the Year 2014: Final round completed

The judges of the BGS Grassland Farmer of the Year Award criss-crossed the UK last week (18-22 August), visiting the three 2014 finalists at their far...


Make a small change to organic this September, Soil Association urges

The Soil Association is today launching 2014’s Organic September campaign – the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic, which takes place in a...


7 August 2014 | Grassland,News
Still chance to spray persistent weeds in grassland

Perennial weeds like docks and thistles are more visible than usual in grass fields at the moment. Dry conditions have slowed down grass growth, but t...



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9 January 2015
Research Fellow in Soil Biogeochemistry/plant-soil Interactions
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Top Grassland news
12 December 2014 | Grassland
UK farmer confidence falling, according ...

UK farmer confidence falling, according ...

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a d...


27 October 2014 | Grassland
Wetland is more valuable than arable, ne...

Wetland is more valuable than arable, ne...

New research has calculated that each hectare of land at Wicken Fen in Camb...


13 October 2014 | Grassland
Cattle to replace lawnmowers in wildlife...

Cattle to replace lawnmowers in wildlife...

Following a successful trial last autumn, a herd of cows will once again re...


24 September 2014 | Grassland
Spray grassland weeds now

Spray grassland weeds now

Warm soils and heavy dews are providing ideal growing conditions for grassl...


29 August 2014 | Grassland
Grassland Farmer of the Year 2014: Final...

Grassland Farmer of the Year 2014: Final...

The judges of the BGS Grassland Farmer of the Year Award criss-crossed the ...


19 May 2014 | Grassland
McCormick to showcase new tractors at Gr...

McCormick to showcase new tractors at Gr...

The all-new McCormick X7 Pro Drive tractor range will be in the spotlight a...


25 March 2014 | Grassland
Reseed grass fields now but follow the ‘...

Reseed grass fields now but follow the ‘...

Many grass fields will benefit from renovation or completely reseeding this...


15 January 2007 | Grassland
Northern Ireland's farm nutrient measure...

Northern Ireland's farm nutrient measure...

New rules implementing the EU Nitrate Directive for Northern Ireland take a...


Knowledge Centre Downloads
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Illustrated guide to lowland chalk and l...

Illustrated guide to lowland chalk and l...

Lowland chalk grassland supports a wide range of plants and animals. The wa...


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Illustrated guide to trees, woodlands an...

Illustrated guide to trees, woodlands an...

Woodlands and habitats that contain a variety of trees, shrubs and grasslan...


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Illustrated guide to purple moorgrass an...

Illustrated guide to purple moorgrass an...

Purple moorgrass and rush pasture is found on poorly drained, usually acid ...


2 February 2011| Views 2887
Illustrated guide to upland limestone gr...

Illustrated guide to upland limestone gr...

Upland limestone grassland supports some of the rarest plants in England. O...


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Illustrated guide to water courses besid...

Illustrated guide to water courses besid...

Rivers, streams and ditches supply much of the water we consume. Those with...


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