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25 June 2016 | Online since 2003
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Britain votes to leave the EU: Consequences and challenges for farming
New blight control option from Gowan Crop Protection

Gowan Crop Protection Limited can now offer UK growers a completely new blight fungicide for the UK market, Presidium (dimethomorph and zoxamide). ...


24 June 2016 | News,Property News,Rural Life
'Up to British businesses to disentangle 43 years of engagement with EU', says Agricultural Valuers

Disentangling 43 years of engagement with the EU will be a monumental project, but it’s up to British businesses and advisers to seize the opportunity...


SynTech acquires Syngenta's residue study field and laboratory operations in Brazil

SynTech Research has acquired the field and laboratory GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) residue study functions of Syngenta Protecão de Cultivos LTDA, l...


British Turkey Retailer of the Year 2016 to be announced

A turkey parcel, buttermilk coated fillets and a stuffed turkey terrine among the new products shortlisted for the British Turkey Awards 2016. An i...


Farming sector urged to encourage more women in the industry

The farming sector needs to encourage more female participation in the industry and promote the significant role of women already working in agricultu...


24 June 2016 | Agri Safety,Arable,News,Products
European Appeals Committee gathers 'no qualified majority' vote with regard to glyphosate relicensing

The European Appeals Committee has gathered a ‘no qualified majority’ vote with regard to the relicensing of glyphosate. The decision whether to ex...


24 June 2016 | Machinery and Equipment,News
McCormick dealership Barlows Agri makes progress at new site in Cheshire

Leading McCormick tractor dealership Barlows is busy trading from new premises at Marton near Macclesfield – in addition to its Leek branch – in the m...


24 June 2016 | News,Rural Life
Farmers Union of Wales reaches out to non-EU states such as Switzerland to better understand their agri-models

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has welcomed the Prime Minister’s decision to delay invoking Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon. The union has called f...


24 June 2016 | News,Rural Life
CLA signals confidence in ability of farmers to create opportunities outside EU

CLA President Ross Murray has signalled his confidence in the ability of farmers and other rural businesses to create opportunities in the future outs...


24 June 2016 | Finance,News,NFU,Rural Life
'We must ensure we have the best possible access to Europe's markets', says NFU Cymru

NFU Cymru has urged politicians and governments of all political persuasions to work together constructively to deliver a post Brexit environment whic...


Cereal variety choices for autumn 2016

David Bouch, of Hutchinsons, looks at wheat varieties for autumn 2016 that will help to tackle issues many farmers are facing. He believes that the...


‘Clarity urgently needed over future of farm support’, says rural estate agents Strutt & Parker

The vote for the UK to leave the European Union would delight significant numbers of farmers, as polls had consistently shown strong farmer support fo...


24 June 2016 | News,Property News,Rural Life
'Early traction needed after Brexit to ensure farming community is not forgotten', says Tenant Farmers Association

The Tenant Farmers Association has written to the Prime Minister to offer its assistance in working to achieve a successful exit from the European Uni...


24 June 2016 | News,Renewables,Rural Life
'UK’s economic and environmental interest to engage in international negotiations on climate change'

Following the outcome of the UK’s referendum in favour of leaving the European Union (EU), the Aldersgate Group argues that it is in the UK’s interest...


24 June 2016 | News,NFU,Rural Life
Vote to leave EU will 'inevitably lead to period of uncertainty', says NFU

The vote to leave the European Union will inevitably lead to a period of uncertainty in a number of areas that are of vital importance to Britain’s fa...


Britain votes to leave the EU: Consequences and challenges for farming

Britain has today voted to leave the European Union in a referendum that will send shockwaves across Europe, if not the world. London and Scotland ...


Government funds five new research projects to explore ways to impove sustainable farming with satellite technology

The UK’s environment research council 'Natural Environment Research Council' (NERC) has funded five research projects to explore and develop new ways ...


'Urgent need for fair share of red meat levies', says Rural Secretary Fergus Ewing

Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has declared his determination to maximise markets and incomes for producers of Scotland’s premium food and drink...


23 June 2016 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,News
Northern Irish farmers to be denied coupled support for protein crops

The Ulster Farmers’ Union says it is disappointed by the decision taken by Rural Minister, Michelle McIlveen, to deny growers in Northern Ireland coup...


23 June 2016 | Finance,News,Sheep
Disappointment as 'vital hill sheep scheme' put to back of the queue due to IT problems

Scotland’s 2015 farm payment debacle is finally nearing closure after 'many months of heartache and financial pressure on Scotland’s farmers, crofters...


Co-op launches 'Enviro-Map' to carry out footprint assessments on farms

The Co-op has underlined a commitment to British farmers today with the launch of a scheme to monitor and manage environmental impact and efficiency a...


23 June 2016 | Education,Finance,News
AHDB invites applications for slice of £1m funding for studentships

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is inviting applications for a slice of £1 million in funding for postgraduate studentships....


'Nation of passionate farmers': Industry celebrates Welsh food at the National Assembly in Cardiff

NFU Cymru, farmers and industry leaders celebrated Welsh food and farming at the Senedd yesterday with Assembly Members and stakeholders from across t...


Increased use of satellite technology set to improve on-the-spot-checks and reduce costs of administering the CAP

The EU Farming Commissioner Phil Hogan has expressed confidence that increased use of satellite technology can help member states to significantly inc...


23 June 2016 | News,Poultry,Produce
Scottish egg men urged to 'shout about' quality

Winners in this year’s Scottish Egg Quality Awards Competition to promote Scottish products were urged to “shout about” the high quality of their eggs...


23 June 2016 | News,Rural Life
Welsh farmers got 'worse deal from UK government before joining the EU'

Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet for Rural Affairs Simon Thomas has warned that Welsh farmers got a worse deal from the UK before joining the EU, and would ...


23 June 2016 | News,Products,Rural Life
Government 'must provide superfast broadband speeds in rural areas by 2020'

A government obligation to provide superfast broadband speeds across the UK must be enshrined in law to meet planned delivery by 2020, according to th...




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