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Whites Concrete provide storage solution for Northern Crop AD plant

Based south east of York at the former RAF Melbourne, Northern Crop Driers has successfully utilised pre-cast panels from Whites Concrete to maximise ...


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...


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...


17 April 2015 | Cereal,Crops,Farmshops,News,Produce
UK’s first commercial aquaponic farm to open in London

A London warehouse is being converted into the UK’s first commercial aquaponic farm, creating a pioneering new model for sustainable, ethical food pro...


16 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Scottish government grants farm payment extension

The Scottish deadline for farmers and crofters to submit their Single Application Form (SAF) has been extended, under flexibility from the EU, until J...


16 April 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Maintain fungicide use to protect yields

In stark contrast to spring 2014 growers across the country are reporting crops to be generally clean of disease. This will undoubtedly come as welcom...


EU grains close lower, following US weekend rains

EU grains closed mostly lower, following the US wheat market down after weekend rains in the US breadbasket states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas prove...


Wheat market 'crashes sharply lower' on beneficial US weekend rains

Soycomplex Beans continue to grind a touch lower, and have now fallen for 6 of the past 7 sessions. Demand for US beans continues to slip towards t...


Spray docks in silage crops now

The best time to tackle dock infestations in silage crops is before first cut according to Andy Bailey, grassland agronomy specialist for Dow AgroScie...


EU grains close higher; Europe 'not good' on the export front

EU grains closed higher on the day, but generally lower for the week, with the exception of Paris rapeseed. At the finish, May 15 London wheat was ...


New John Deere trailed sprayer at Cereals 2015

A new high specification 4400-litre capacity trailed sprayer from John Deere will be making its UK show debut at Cereals 2015 in June. The R944i mo...


Farmers advised to drive red diesel savings into grass care

Barenbrug UK, a leading provider of agricultural grass and forage seed mixtures, is heading to Grassland UK 2015 in May with a strong message for live...


Livestock farmers urged to use safe grazing to prevent parasite problems this spring

Livestock farmers are urged to reduce pasture contamination by planning grazing and anthelmintic control in sheep and lambs now, to decrease the risk ...



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14 April 2015
PhD studentship: Understanding the precision-guidance of immunity cargoes in model plants and crops
Reference: 1833 Location: Streatham Campus- Exeter About the award The University of Exeter is inviting applications for this...

15 April 2015
Lecturer in Agriculture (Crops and Mecha...
The Agricultural department has seen excellent growth over the last five years. This growth is going to continue with our rec...

3 April 2015
Communications & PR Executive – Agriculture/Crops – Midlands
Candidates will ideally have a formal qualification in agriculture or marketing, e.g. agricultural degree or CIM....

10 April 2015
Farm Manager - Warwickshire
A Farm Manager is required on 900 ha farm growing combinable crops. FARM MANAGER – WARWICKSHIRE. You will be responsible for ...

14 April 2015
Lecturer in Agriculture (Crops and Mechanisation) - Shropshire
Lecturer in Agriculture (Crops and Mechanisation). North Shropshire College provides Land-based and Engineering Education and...









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