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21 April 2015 | Education,News
New modules in organic farming & horticulture at Bridgwater College's Cannington Centre

Bridgwater College’s Cannington Centre and the Soil Association team up to offer organic modules within the college’s range of undergraduate qualifica...


21 April 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Edible Bug Challenge touring UK agricultural shows this summer

Forget ice creams and burgers, this summer’s agricultural show guests will be munching on mealworms and chomping on chapulines - thanks to the Harper ...


21 April 2015 | News
Making 'Big Data' small and meaningful for agri-businesses

Agriculture is one of the most data-rich industries and being able to act effectively on timely information can make a significant impact on productiv...


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...


21 April 2015 | Education,News
Free range egg campaign launches Eggstravaganza School Pack

The Love Free Range Eggs campaign has launched a comprehensive teaching pack to get children learning about eggs in the classroom. The ‘Eggstravaga...


Landowners join forces to launch bovine TB vaccination scheme

Landowners in Cheshire are working collaboratively in a bid to take action against the spread of bovine tuberculosis in wildlife and livestock and red...


21 April 2015 | Appointments,News
Soil Association Certification announces new chief executive

Soil Association Certification, the UK's largest organic certification body, has appointed Martin Sawyer as its new chief executive. Martin brings a s...


Dairyman sees real benefits in tractor control technologies

Tractor owners and operators familiar with levers for gear-shifting and operating hydraulic spool valves don’t always appreciate it when a manufacture...


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 ...


Third Queen’s Award recognises Clinton Devon Estates’ outstanding sustainability credentials

One of Devon’s oldest family businesses has received its third consecutive Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business succe...


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...


20 April 2015 | Animal Health,News,Products
New single-handed treatment gun for low dose meds

A new high precision treatment gun for single-handed low volume subcutaneous injections has been launched by Zoetis. The gun handles medications up...


17 April 2015 | Market Reports,News,Pigs
High-flying pork prices 'come back down to earth'

Pork prices are sharply lower, as robust global supply growth (driven by the US, Russia and Brazil) has outpaced rather subdued demand, dragging produ...




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