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13 May 2014 | Grassland
Latest JCB handling options at Grassland & Muck Event

JCB will showcase its market-leading position in agricultural materials handling with working demonstrations of its latest Loadall handlers, Farm Mast...


8 May 2014 | Grassland
Launch date for new Landini tractors

An all-new range of Landini tractors set to become a stockmen’s favourite will be launched at the Grassland & Muck Event alongside a new range of four...


New Vredo Agri Air overseeder at Grassland

JC Machinery will be exhibiting the new Vredo Agri Air Overseeder which now comes with the same large pneumatic seed hopper as the award-winning Vredo...


Kuhn to show new harvesting machinery at Grassland

Kuhn Farm Machinery will introduce a new range of twin rotor rakes as it launches a number of new grass harvesting machines at this year’s Grassland &...


28 March 2014 | Grassland,News,Property News
Don't end up on the wrong side of a 'right of way'

Rights of way have been in the news again. Barely a week seems to go by without landowners heading to the High Court, often spending hundreds of thou...


24 March 2014 | Grassland
Docks are in the ‘starting blocks’ and ready to grow

Docks could pose bigger problems than usual for grassland farmers this spring, as the mild winter has encouraged early perennial weed growth, accordin...


25 March 2014 | Grassland
Reseed grass fields now but follow the ‘Ten Commandments’

Many grass fields will benefit from renovation or completely reseeding this spring, or performance may suffer later on according to Lewis Owen, region...


Farmers pilot new digital mapping service for RPA

Following successful small-scale initial trials, the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) is now rolling out to 1,000 farmers and agents the chance to test a n...


Approve GM crops, adviser urges Cameron

Climate disruption, population growth and rising costs of food staples means the UK must start producing more from the land, the Prime Minister was ur...


New John Deere balers unveiled at Grassland

A new John Deere 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers, including a wrapping baler model, can be seen work...


6 March 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Grassland,News
Ploughing the only way forward to repair flood damaged soil

Flood-repair is one situation that will benefit more from full tillage of the soil rather than no-tillage (or direct drilling), says the New Zealand s...


Fertilisers destabilise grasslands in changing conditions

Fertilisation of grasslands significantly reduces their ability to cope with changing conditions even when they contain a diverse mix of plants, finds...


28 October 2013 | Grassland,News,Shows and Events
UK Grassland farmer of the year announced

Cheshire dairy farmer Mathew Venables has won the UK Grassland Farmer of the Year Award, run annually by the British Grassland Society (BGS). The o...


2 September 2013 | Grassland,News
Search is on for dock-infested grass fields

Dow AgroSciences is on the lookout for grass fields with a high number of docks for a new initiative being launched next year. The aim is to show farm...


26 August 2013 | Grassland,News,Property News
Green Belt 'under threat', says rural group

Newly published figures by Campaign to Protect Rural England show that over 150,000 houses are planned for Green Belt sites, an increase of 84% in a y...



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1 April 2015
Forage/Grassland Agronomists
Mole Valley Farmers, owned by 8000 UK farmers, are developing an integrated approach that links grassland and forage manageme...

15 April 2015
Trade Counter Sales
This role wil involve advice on sales of animal health products, grassland products, animal feeds and all other farm inputs.....

1 April 2015
Experienced Herdsperson / Machinery Operator - Haslemere, Surrey
You must also be skilled in all grassland operations, general farm work and fully conversant with farm assurance scheme stand...









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12 December 2014 | Grassland

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27 October 2014 | Grassland

Wetland is more valuable than arable, ne...

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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 ‘...

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Northern Ireland's farm nutrient measure...

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


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Illustrated guide to lowland chalk and l...

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Illustrated guide to trees, woodlands an...

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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...

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


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