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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...


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...



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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...


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