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14 February 2016 | Cattle,News,Produce,Sheep

14 February 2016 | Cattle,News,Produce,Sheep
British beef and lamb has a great story, so let's shout about it

We have a great product and a great story to tell, so let’s all work together to encourage the public to buy more great British Red Tractor assured be...


13 February 2016 | News,Renewables
Herefordshire renewable energy project gets green light

Cheltenham based professional services firm Knights has advised on a major scheme that will bring a £1 million Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Plant to Heref...


13 February 2016 | News,Shows and Events
South Shropshire farm dispersal auction follows owner’s death

Leading regional auctioneers Halls are organising a genuine dispersal sale of farm machinery and equipment following the death of a South Shropshire f...


13 February 2016 | Animal Health,Dairy,Education,News
Training becomes critical as more dairy farms adopt selective dry cow therapy

Training in the correct procedures around drying off and in teat sealant administration will be critically important as the number of UK dairy farms a...


13 February 2016 | Crops,News,Produce,Shows and Events
Potato and horticulture industries praise AHDB Exports’ platform to showcase best of British

Growers and suppliers of potato and horticultural produce attending this month’s Fruit Logistica, the world’s leading fresh produce export event, have...


13 February 2016 | Cattle,Livestock Equipment,News,NFU,Sheep
NFU Cymru calls for 'sensible and practical' rules to accompany introduction of Quarantine Units

NFU Cymru has called for sensible and practical rules to accompany the introduction of Quarantine Units on farms in Wales in its response to a Welsh G...


13 February 2016 | News,Products
AHDB reviews pest control guidance following chlorpyrifos withdrawal announcement

Following the announcement to withdraw products containing chlorpyrifos in the UK, AHDB is reviewing its guidance to help growers and farmers assess p...


Farmers urged to remain vigiliant over Bluetongue risk

Farmers are being urged to monitor their stock carefully and report any clinical signs of disease immediately following the ongoing presence of Blueto...


12 February 2016 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Filling the gap left by ioxynil revocation

The contact active ingredient ioxynil is no longer registered on cereals in the UK (the last date that cereal growers were able to use it was 28 Feb 2...


12 February 2016 | Arable,Crops,News
Sencorex Flow – the foundation formulation for potato weed control

Nearly two-thirds of potatoes receive metribuzin as their mainstay herbicide for broad-leaved and Meadow-grass control and Sencorex Flow is an easy to...


12 February 2016 | Finance,News
RPA says 78.7% of eligible English farmers have now been paid BPS

RPA says more Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payments have been made this week taking the total number of claims paid to farmers to 68,572 representing 78...


12 February 2016 | News,Renewables,Shows and Events
Passionate renewable energy farming advocates awarded for achievements

Six farmers have been rewarded for their resourceful renewable energy installations, each winning a £500 cash prize at the inaugural Energy Now Awards...


12 February 2016 | News,Renewables
Still considerable returns to be made despite reduction in support for wind energy

Despite the reduction in Feed in Tariff (FiT) support for UK wind energy, turbine installations will continue to provide considerable returns (also in...


12 February 2016 | Arable,Crops,News
SDHI fungicide sensitivity shift detected in two UK septoria isolates

A new mutation in UK septoria populations, that could have implications for SDHI efficacy, has been detected at a field site in southern England. T...


Countryside Stewardship will open for applications on March 14

The next round of Countryside Stewardship will open for applications on March 14, Natural England has announced. The 2016 application window for th...


12 February 2016 | Cattle,Dairy,Husbandry News,News
Cogent ensures availability of 'premier' genetics by adding elite British sire

With sexed semen demand for the commercial dairy herd at an all time high, Cogent Breeding has once again ensured the availability of ‘premier’ geneti...


12 February 2016 | Finance,News
£20m Scottish Government backing to ease cash flow concerns

The Scottish Government is taking further action to ease cash flow issues in Scottish agriculture. Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead has ann...


12 February 2016 | News,Property News
Rural entrepreneurs will have chance to better support rural life and productivity

Rural entrepreneurs and housebuilders in England will have the opportunity to provide ideas on how the planning system can better support rural life, ...


12 February 2016 | Finance,News,Produce,Shows and Events
Scottish government must step up and deliver 'much needed' payments to farmers

In his address to NFU Scotland’s Annual General Meeting, President Allan Bowie has called for the Scottish Government to step up to the plate and deli...


12 February 2016 | Cereal,Crops,Education,News
UK and India research and training network to improve nitrogen use in cereal crops

A new network of UK and Indian crop scientists aims to optimise nitrogen use by cereal farmers in India, and reduce environmental impact, by improving...


12 February 2016 | Arable,Crops,News,Top Tips
Don’t compromise spring weed control by hastily drilling

After one of the mildest winters on record growers must resist the temptation to drill spring crops too soon and risk compromising weed control and em...


12 February 2016 | News,Products,Sheep
NSA teams up with British manufacturer for top wool prizes in 2016

To celebrate the wonder that is British wool, NSA is very excited to have teamed up with the Wool Room to give away five luxury bedding sets. Addi...


'European programmes to deliver millions for rural and coastal Wales'

The Minister will be at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea for the official start-of-term event of two European programmes, the Welsh Government Rural Com...


12 February 2016 | CLA,News,Property News
CLA urges ministers to take urgent action on rural planning barriers

Ministers can implement a number of immediate planning changes that would boost opportunities for growth and investment in rural areas, says the CLA. ...


12 February 2016 | Finance,News,NFU
Calls for urgency on BPS payments as 20% still not paid

NFU Cymru has expressed concern that approximately 20 per cent of farmers are still to receive their BPS part-payments. NFU Cymru has said it is essen...


12 February 2016 | News,Shows and Events
History to be made at world’s largest gathering of Shire horses in Staffordshire in March

History will be made at this year’s Shire Horse Society National Show when, for the first time, British heavy horses will be able to qualify for a gol...


Farming innovation in Norfolk is envy of the UK showing latest revolutionary technology

From super peas to healthy soils, Norfolk is a hotbed of farming innovation that is leading the way in revolutionising British agriculture, Farming Mi...




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