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21 April 2018 | Online since 2003

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The relentless wet weather in some parts of the United Kingdom has made the ‘three crop rule’ for arable and horticultural growers challenging to foll...

Farmers face challenge of adhering to 'three crop rule' following wet weather

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5 April 2018 | Arable,Education,News

British researchers are working with a team of European scientists to develop a framework to ensure UK farming post-Brexit is resilient and sustainabl...

Researchers to explore resilience of arable farming during 'crucial time' for UK

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31 March 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Produce

British horticulture should look to the Dutch and turn to more intensive greenhouse-based agriculture post-Brexit, according to the Shadow Defra Secre...

UK should copy Dutch model of intensive greenhouse agriculture, Sue Hayman says

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29 March 2018 | Arable,Finance,News,Renewables and Environment

Over 1000 farmers have applied for funding for a Nutrient Management Plan (NMP) to tackle agricultural pollution in Wales. These plans provide farm...

Farmers take action to address agricultural pollution in Wales

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Two bee enzymes could open up the opportunity to design bee-friendly insecticides, according to new research. The enzymes, one in the honeybee and ...

Bee enzymes may hold key to new bee-friendly insecticides

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Agricultural waste will be collected to develop sustainable methods with the aim of improving soil quality and reducing CO2 emissions in the UK and Eu...

Agricultural waste to provide project looking at improving soil quality

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19 March 2018 | Arable,Finance,Market Reports,News

Farmers have bounced back from the worst arable harvest in a decade with a return to profit, although too many still rely entirely on subsidies, accor...

Too many farmers rely on subsidies during poor harvest, research finds

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14 March 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Government,News

The government will introduce a new bill mandating measures to improve the UK's soil health amid concerns that some areas are just decades away from t...

New bill will mandate measures to improve UK's soil health amid fertility crisis

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Many farmers go unrewarded in delivering "public goods" such as managing the environment, according to a survey of over 500 farmers. Significant im...

Many farmers go unrewarded in delivering 'public goods', survey finds

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New satellite technology could combat over-fertilisation within the agricultural industry and enable waste-free farming. The technology, which will...

New space technology hopes to combat agricultural waste

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27 February 2018 | Arable,News,Property News

A Lincolnshire farming estate spanning over 3200 acres, which has been developed over three generations of the same family, has come to the market. ...

Major Lincolnshire farming estate spanning 3200 acres comes to market

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21 February 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Norfolk’s new biomass power station is fuelling an increased demand for Miscanthus to be grown in the county. East Norfolk Miscanthus growers, Bill...

Norfolk's new biomass power station fuels demand for Miscanthus

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20 February 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Farming crops with crushed rocks could help to improve global food security and reduce the amount of CO2 entering the atmosphere, a new study has foun...

Farming crops with crushed rocks could help improve food security, study shows

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13 February 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Products

Farms that use a greater volume of herbicide have more resistance to it, according to new research. Scientists from the University of Sheffield hav...

Farms that use greater volume of herbicide have more resistance, study shows

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13 February 2018 | Arable,Finance,Market Reports,News,Products

A new monthly series of UK fertiliser prices from AHDB is hoped will help increase transparency in the market. The monthly price information will c...

UK fertiliser price series to help increase market transparency

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9 February 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Compounds originally developed for use in farming may hold the key to fighting an emerging fungus which has been labelled a serious global health thre...

Compounds used in farming could fight 'serious global heath threat'

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8 February 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Farmers and scientists must continue to work in close collaboration to prepare for the potential re-emergence of a forgotten crop pathogen, a new stud...

'Devastating' crop pathogen could re-emerge due to 'perfect storm of conditions'

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2 February 2018 | Agri Safety,Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Unprecedented and prolonged wet weather in recent months coupled with heavy snowfall has had an adverse impact across many farms in Northern Ireland, ...

'Adverse impact' hits Northern Ireland due to prolonged bad weather

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1 February 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Renewables and Environment

The new greening rules will benefit many farmers as the "most onerous" requirements are no longer needed, according to a farming union. NFU Scotla...

New greening rules to erase 'most onerous' requirements for many

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30 January 2018 | Agri Safety,Arable,Education,Machinery and Equipment,News

Lessons are still to be learnt for farmers following a nation-wide potato harvest inspection that inspected four key risks. Farms have the highest ...

Farmers improving safety but lessons still to be learnt, inspectors conclude

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25 January 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Renewables and Environment

Farmers in Cornwall have been burying their underpants deep in the soil to help with their grassland management. Cotton underpants are made from or...

Cornish farmers bury underpants in soil to help with grassland management

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16 January 2018 | Arable,Education,News,Renewables and Environment

Farmers and growers have been urged to sign up to a project which seeks to better understand and manage soil health. Do you raid your underwear dra...

Farmers with a passion for soil health wanted for project

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15 January 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Education,News

New guidance launched will help farmers spot and quantify ramularia symptoms much easier, which is becoming more of a widespread problem across the co...

Farmers to spot 'widespread problem' of ramularia easier thanks to new guidance

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The growing importance of 'natural capital' has made some in the farming industry question how land could be valued in a way which prioritises sustain...

Counting the cost, value and benefits of natural capital in agriculture

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6 January 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Above-average rainfall is needed in the south east of England to avoid a summer drought, and now the Environment Agency is actively working with farme...

South east of England faces summer drought, Environment Agency warns

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