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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...


Is EU membership damaging UK farming?

Membership of the EU is damaging the British farming industry, according to Environment Secretary Liz Truss. "There are benefits to being in a sing...


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...



Grassland Jobs


22 June 2015
Tractor Driver; permanent job on mixed farm in Devon
We have a great opportunity for a self starting careful tractor driver who is able to organise their own time. The role invol...

21 June 2015
Job for Harvest tractor driver  on Cornwall / Devon border
Agricola Growers Ltd, farm 3000 acres on the Cornwall/Devon border near Torpoint, not far from Plymouth. Principal cropping i...

11 May 2015
General Farm & Estate Worker. ideally Experienced Stock Person: Job in Sussex
GFW required for productive well kept  grassland farm with ensuing maintenance, fencing and general ...









Top Grassland news
12 December 2014 | Grassland

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27 October 2014 | Grassland

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...

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


24 September 2014 | Grassland

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...

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...

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 ‘...

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


15 January 2007 | Grassland

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...

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


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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...

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


2 February 2011| Views 3606

Illustrated guide to upland limestone gr...

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


2 February 2011| Views 3527

Illustrated guide to water courses besid...

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


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