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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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4 December 2018 | News,Products,Renewables and Environment

Farmers in Cheshire and North Wales are being offered the chance to switch to more environmentally-friendly slug pellets to help improve raw water qua...

Farmers offered environmentally-friendly slug pellets at 50% discount

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4 December 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,News,Produce,Products

Using technology such as blockchain could prevent global civil unrest triggered by volatility in commodity markets, according to technology experts. ...

Blockchain could stop civil unrest triggered by commodity volatility, experts say

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30 November 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Rural Life

The Christmas period is the "perfect time" for the Scottish public to buy and support local, which in turn backs farmers and crofters. This festive...

NFU Scotland urges public to support farmers this Christmas

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30 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Products

Farmers have been advised to beware of new hotspots of 'super rats' that are resistant to rodenticides, a report says. In East Anglia and West York...

New hotspots of 'super rats' triggers farmer warning

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28 November 2018 | News,Products,Renewables and Environment

Solar and battery storage are looking increasingly attractive as capital costs decline and energy prices rise, but farms should beware mis-selling in ...

Beware of mis-selling in solar and storage markets, farmers told

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27 November 2018 | Government,News,Produce,Products

MPs have told the Government to accept an amendment to the Agriculture Bill which stipulates that food products imported as part of any trade deal sho...

Ag Bill amendment seeks to protect UK food and farming standards

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23 November 2018 | News,Produce,Products

Threats from the US and China trade war, the growing risk of disease and extreme weather have threatened the global food price stability for 2019. ...

Global food prices 'threatened' by trade war, disease and extreme weather

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12 November 2018 | Meat,News,Products,Supermarkets

A new app can help farmers finish cattle to retailers’ specifications with greater precision, avoiding lower prices for the farmer and waste in the va...

New app helps farmers finish cattle to retailers’ specifications

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7 November 2018 | Arable,Government,News,Products

Unless the Government can negotiate continued UK participation in the EU’s chemical regulation system, chemicals registered by UK companies won’t be v...

Slow progress on ensuring chemical safety post-Brexit, Committee finds

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6 November 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Slurry and Irrigation

Some would argue that it might be wrong to put a piece of equipment up on a pedestal. After climbing the steps up on to the ‘pedestal’, well, platf...

Shining separator success at Kemble Farms’ AD plant

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6 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A small British agritech company has announced previews of an early version of Wilma, its Artificial Intelligence (AI) interface. Wilma is the core...

Agritech start-up unveils intelligent and autonomous crop robot 'Wilma'

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Dairy farmers who supply Arla have just under a week left to apply for grants of up to £10,000 as part of McDonald's capital grant scheme. The fast...

McDonald's £10,000 grant to help farmers purchase new equipment

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24 October 2018 | Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Property News

A major new £2 million agri-tech centre has received a donation of £150,000, highlighting the growing importance of science in agriculture. Hartpur...

'World-leading' agri-tech centre receives £150,000 donation

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19 October 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A new revolutionary app is being launched which uses drones to make walking in the fields a thing of the past. And all that is needed is a smartpho...

'Skippy Scout' smartphone app flies drones for farmers

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11 October 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Products

The Government has rejected an application for emergency authorisation to use two products containing neonicotinoids to treat sugar beet seed next yea...

Emergency authorisation to use neonicotinoids rejected

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11 October 2018 | Government,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Global agri-tech companies met with the Government to drive further investment into the British farming industry. The companies, which included the...

Global agri-tech firms to help drive investment in British farming

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11 October 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A further £30 million funding towards the small grants scheme for farmers has been confirmed today by the Government. Defra has committed the finan...

Further round of funding for small grants scheme confirmed

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5 October 2018 | News,Products

An investment of £1m will improve the UK’s largest agribulk terminal at the Port of Immingham, a vital service for farmers and a major supply of ferti...

£1m investment announced to improve UK's largest agribulk terminal

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4 October 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,News,Products,Property News

A new £1.3m dairy centre has been launched in the South West to offer an innovative environment for development within the industry. The South West...

New £1.3m dairy centre to look at futuristic milk production

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3 October 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Second-hand machinery sales gross over £11.3m in the third quarter of 2018 and September has seen the highest total since 2014. Cheffins, which con...

Second-hand machinery sales continue to boom

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2 October 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A grant for Welsh farmers to buy new equipment and machinery in a bid to encourage efficiency in the industry has been extended. The current fifth ...

Farm Business Grant for Welsh farmers extended to late October

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28 September 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Port Express Ltd, one of the UK’s leading providers of container transport services, has selected Vacu-Lug Tyre Management as its dedicated tyre manag...

Port Express team up with Vacu-Lug Tyre Management

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28 September 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce,Products

Scottish farmers have called for milk plastic packaging to be exempt from a Deposit Return Scheme due to fears it could bring an already strained indu...

Dairy farmers fear impact of deposit return scheme will strain industry

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27 September 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Failing to reach a Brexit deal could cost food retailers and their supply chain a massive £9.3 billion, according to a new report by Barclays. As B...

'No deal' Brexit could cost food supply chain £9.3bn, report warns

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