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20 April 2015| News,Shows and Events

20 April 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Visitors gear up for cutting-edge Grassland UK event

Visitors and exhibitors are gearing up for next month’s Grassland UK event, with grass growth now flying in the warm spring weather. More than 8000...


20 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Boost grass yields by stopping soil compaction

Soil health has a big impact on yields of grass and forage so limiting compaction is an important way to get more feed from grassland. Hefin Llwyd...


Variable chamber wrapping baler at Grassland UK

John Deere’s variable chamber wrapping baler can be seen for the first time at a UK event on the company’s stand at Grassland UK in May. Developed ...


20 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
New double action PGRs for wheat and barley

Interfarm UK Ltd has two new growth regulators, Vivax and Spatial Plus, both containing chlormequat and ethephon. “Vivax and Spatial Plus can be used...


20 April 2015 | Crops,News
Advances in formulation brings maximum calcium uptake

Both top fruit and soft fruit growers know the benefits calcium brings to the strength and integrity of the cell structure and to the shelf life of fr...


20 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Soil temperature vital for successful maize establishment

Growers are urged not to use arbitrary ‘safe sowing dates’ when deciding the best time to drill maize as soil temperature is extremely important for t...


20 April 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Small Shropshire farm sells for £625k at auction

A small North Shropshire arable and grassland farm with a five bedroomed bungalow and a range of traditional and modern farm buildings sold for £625,0...


20 April 2015 | News
Arla and Dairy Pro announce training collaboration

Professional development register Dairy Pro has reached an agreement with the UK’s largest dairy company, farmer-owned cooperative Arla, in which Arla...


20 April 2015 | Finance,News,Property News
Rent arbitration result 'good news' for tenants

The award of an arbitrator in an Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 rent review in Derbyshire which concluded that the rent should remain at a standstill ...


Vets call for change to badger culling method

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has called for the four-year culls of badgers in West Somerset and West Gloucestershire to be completed using...


20 April 2015 | News,Property News,Renewables
Construction set to commence on Scotland’s largest solar park

Aberdeen-based BWE Partnership has announced that work is set to commence on the construction of one of Scotland’s first commercial-scale solar parks....


20 April 2015 | News,Produce
Produce World urges growers to ‘match our ambition’

‘Match our ambition’ was the main message from Produce World Group’s Executive Chairman and CEO Neil Fraser to key growers who came together for their...


20 April 2015 | News,Renewables
Election candidates urged to support £10 billion investment for south west

Regen SW has today written to MPs and Parliamentary candidates in the south west urging them to support the development of a world-leading renewable e...


Plan now to ensure you aren’t caught out by liver fluke

Fluke is a huge burden to the livestock industry, in terms of loss of production as well as lost opportunities from the fifth quarter. EBLEX has estim...


20 April 2015 | News,NFU
Satellite broadband connection charges ended for famers

Britain's largest satellite broadband provider is scrapping connection charges for farmers unable to get a fast broadband service, and who sign up for...



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