Products news around the UK

26 April 2019

UK agri-company wins Queen’s Award for expanding exports

26 April 2019

The Wiltshire company won the award previously in 2005 and 2012

Sainsbury's-Asda merger blocked after food price concerns

25 April 2019

The CMA said the merger would reduce product quality and rise prices

Quality feed, chop and pump process boosts farm’s new AD process

25 April 2019

The pump has significantly enhanced the AD process at this mixed farm

New Landia slurry pump works wonders at dairy farmer's AD plant

25 April 2019

The farmer's new pump produced an unprecedented throughput

Green groups resign from government pesticide bodies over 'inaction'

24 April 2019

Groups say wildlife suffering 'alarming declines' because of pesticide use

Creators of highly sensitive bovine TB test win major dairy award

18 April 2019

The test is able to detect mycobacteria within just six hours

Farmers urged to raise working capital by refinancing equipment

17 April 2019

Farmers have been urged to raise working capital by refinancing equipment

Bid to extend use of metaldehyde slug pellet products unsuccessful

17 April 2019

Slugs are a significant pest for agricultural and horticultural crop

Competition launched to showcase 'exceptional quality' of British wool

16 April 2019

The competition is designed to showcase the quality of British wool

EU Parliament’s pesticides committee 'reached wrong conclusions', UK MEP says

15 April 2019

EU's PEST Committee reached 'wrong conclusions and disregarded key evidence'

French court rules Monsanto is liable for sickness of farmer

12 April 2019

The farmer said he began experiencing memory loss while using the product

New fertiliser made by used batteries to launch in UK

12 April 2019

This fertiliser is made using old alkaline batteries

The all-new RANGER Diesel from Polaris: Durable. Dependable. Capable

11 April 2019

Polaris has introduced the all-new RANGER Diesel for 2019

Over 100 pesticides detected in 29 European waterways, including UK

10 April 2019

A Belgian canal contained 70 pesticides, the study shows

Public encouraged to shop at farmers' markets to reduce plastic

4 April 2019

Farm shops traditionally use less plastic packaging than supermarkets

Govt addresses shortage of anaesthetic used in livestock medicine

3 April 2019

The anaesthetic is running short due to issues with raw materials supply

Inventor develops 'toilet for cows' to reduce ammonia emissions

2 April 2019

The system, called the 'CowToilet', ensures that the urine stays separated from the manure

Three new plant protection products on market for growers

27 March 2019

‘Mainman’ will now protect peppers and chillies

Chlorothalonil ban will 'rob' farmers of 'vital' product

27 March 2019

The number of plant protection products available to growers is shrinking

European Commission votes to ban fungicide Chlorothalonil

26 March 2019

Chlorothalonil is seen as an essential tool to keep resistance development under control

Second blow to Monsanto as US jury rules Roundup caused man's cancer

21 March 2019

Edwin Hardeman's case against Monsanto is the first to be tried in federal court

New ‘no-deal’ notification system launched for livestock imports

20 March 2019

Defra has launched the Import of Products, Animals, Food and Feed System

3D tech which detects emotional state of pigs could benefit farmers

19 March 2019

Facial recognition technology aims to detect emotional state in pigs

Farm which sells 'sausage rolls of exceeding enormity' wins £10k investment

19 March 2019

The farm business has now secured a £10,000 investment

Lancs firm sees record world demand for its crop yield products

18 March 2019

The company is experiencing record demand for its crop enhancement products

UK exporters look to Singapore to boost post-Brexit agri trade

18 March 2019

Last year, the UK exported 2,700 tonnes of dairy to Singapore, up 55% on 2017.

AHDB examines implications of no-deal tariff regime on farming sectors

14 March 2019

AHDB said the trade implications for farming businesses would be 'substantial'

Industry looks to 'swarm robots' for sustainable and precise outcomes

8 March 2019

'Swarm robots' – small, simple and inexpensive machinery – could reverse the trend in agriculture towards ever bigger machines, an agri-tech...

Sheep farmers urge National Trust to use wool for fleeces

26 February 2019

Sheep farmers have urged the National Trust to use wool as an alternative to its synthetic fleeces which are worn by its 10,000 employees. ...

JCB wins court injunction to stop patent infringement

25 February 2019

JCB has been granted a preliminary injunction by a French court against Manitou which orders the company to stop producing telehandlers feat...