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22 February 2019 | Bees and Beekeeping,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Products

An MP has warned that an EU crackdown on a commonly-used pesticide may have “unintended consequences” for farmers. Conservative MP for Gordon, Coli...

MP warns of ‘unintended consequences’ of EU crackdown on pesticides

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21 February 2019 | Government,Husbandry,News,Produce,Products

The government has urged farming businesses to prepare for changes to animal imports and exports in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit. New guidance h...

'No deal' Brexit: Prepare for changes to imports and exports, farmers told

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17 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,NFU,Products

Robots, vertical farms and virtual fencing could soon be the farming of the future, according to a new report from the NFU. The Future of Food 2040...

Robots and virtual fencing could be on British farms in 20 years time, report says

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15 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A large consignment of 2016-2018 John Deere tractors will be auctioned off following Hawk Plant Ltd's move into administration. Euro Auctions has b...

John Deere tractors to go under hammer following group's administration

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13 February 2019 | Government,News,Products

A new £2 million contract put out to tender by Defra seeks to use the European Union's satellite imagery technology for three more years. The three...

Defra seeks use of EU's satellite technology for three more years

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12 February 2019 | Cattle,News,Pigs,Poultry,Products,Sheep

Farmers have introduced a Tinder-style app, called Tudder, that lets them find breeding matches by viewing photos of livestock with details of locatio...

Tinder-style app 'Tudder' lets farmers choose livestock breeding matches

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12 February 2019 | Crops and Cereals,Machinery and Equipment,News,Produce,Products

IBM researchers have predicted five ways its researchers will transform farming worldwide within five years time. Scientists are currently working ...

IBM predicts five 'transformations' farmers and consumers will see by 2024

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8 February 2019 | Dairy,News,Products

Arla, the UK farmer-owned cooperative, has been recognised for its dairy industry standards programme at the British Dairying annual awards. Arla h...

Arla wins Innovation award at the 2019 Cream Awards

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The NFU has called on government to support investment in new technologies to help farmers in the fight against climate change. Technology will pla...

New tech needed for farmers to battle climate change, NFU says

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5 February 2019 | Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

The world's first centre for doctoral training in agricultural automation and robotics is to be opened in Lincolnshire. The new training centre in ...

UK to launch world’s first doctoral agri-robotics training centre

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4 February 2019 | Dairy,Meat,News,Produce,Products

European farmers are to benefit from a new free trade agreement between the EU and Japan, with 85 percent of agri-food exports to be liberalised over ...

EU farmers to benefit from new trade agreement with Japan

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30 January 2019 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Products

British businesses that wish to place a new pesticide on the EU market in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit will need to make a separate application to ...

Pesticide approval for EU market could take 3 years in event of 'no deal'

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22 January 2019 | Government,News,Produce,Products,Sheep

New Zealand's prime minister has said British farmers should not be 'nervous' about imported produce because it will be a 'benefit' to consumers. J...

Sheep farmers should not be nervous about New Zealand, PM Ardern says

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18 January 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News,Products

There is a 20% chance of African swine fever reaching the UK's pig population, according to a new document published by Defra. The UK risk assessme...

20% chance African swine fever could enter UK, Defra says

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15 January 2019 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Products

Canadian scientists have defended their conclusion that glyphosate is safe after the country's health regulator received eight notices of objection. ...

Canada stands by decision to keep glyphosate products on market

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15 January 2019 | News,Produce,Products

The European Union's food safety system is 'overstretched' and does not have the capacity to implement the system fully, auditors have warned. The ...

EU's food safety system 'backlogged' and 'overstretched', auditors say

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15 January 2019 | Dairy,News,Products,Renewables and Environment

Dairy processor Muller has rolled out a new recyclable milk cap which uses 13% less plastic material in a bid to bolster its environmental credentials...

Dairy processor Muller rolls out new recyclable milk cap

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10 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Products

Farmers are becoming 'increasingly frustrated' at the attempts of individuals and activist groups using misinformation and inaccuracies to tarnish the...

Farmers 'increasingly frustrated' with 'misinformation' of Veganuary

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4 January 2019 | Dairy,Government,Meat,News,Produce,Products

The US, China and Japan are three key markets British farmers could soon be exporting beef and sheep meat to, a new report says. Insight into how t...

US, China and Japan 'key markets' for UK agri-exports, report says

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4 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Products

Livestock farmers have criticised 'Veganuary' for spreading 'misguided and misleading' messages about food, farming and the environment. Throughout...

Farmer concern over 'Veganuary' and the spread of fake facts

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1 January 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Products

Two thirds of British people want an import ban on 'illegal' food products like foie gras and chlorinated chicken after the UK leaves the EU, a new su...

Two thirds of Brits want 'illegal' food products banned post-Brexit

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21 December 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Any new agricultural tech revolution should be 'responsible', which considers the winners but particularly the potential losers of change, academics s...

Upcoming agri-tech revolution 'must be socially responsible'

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20 December 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Technological advances in grain store sensing and management are rapidly moving into today’s high-tech world, where home heating, lights and even boil...

Robydome to launch remote control computer system for grain store management

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14 December 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Farmers looking to make an application to the Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme have been advised to get ready for when the application win...

Farmers told to do their research before Small Grants Scheme opens

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5 December 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Government,News,Products

The UK’s "lack of readiness" to regulate pesticides post-Brexit poses "major risks" to environment and human health, according to a new report. The...

UK 'woefully unprepared' to regulate pesticides after Brexit

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