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17 August 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

A group of more than 200 scientists from 20 different countries have sequenced the wheat genome in a bid to meet future food demands. The Internati...

Wheat genome finally sequenced in bid to help meet future food demand

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15 August 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

A delegation of Chinese cereal buyers have visited the UK to explore new opportunities for importing British wheat and barley into China. The four-...

Chinese delegation explores opportunities to import UK grain

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14 August 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Early indications from this year’s harvest suggest farmers fortunes have varied dramatically across the East Midlands, after the last remaining wheat ...

Heatwave leaves East Midlands farmers counting the cost of unpredictable harvest

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13 August 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Plans have been announced to invest up to £60,000 to improve understanding of a major crop disease in cereals. The announcement follows the decisio...

£60k investment to improve understanding of major crop disease

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13 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

An environmental charity has urged British farmers to think about how the industry will manage without glyphosate following a landmark US court case. ...

British farmers urged to ditch glyphosate following landmark US court case

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9 August 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

An innovative set of trials has helped farmers test the accuracy of nitrogen management in their winter wheat crops. Wheat yields differed both bet...

Tramline trials used to test winter wheat nitrogen accuracy

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9 August 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

A revolutionary cereals fungicide has moved a step closer to the UK market with the news that Inatreq active has received EU annex 1 approval. Cort...

New Corteva fungicide for UK growers moves a step closer

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The impact of the summer heatwave on livestock and growers will be felt “for months to come”. According to a leading agronomist from the Royal Agri...

Impact of summer heatwave on farmers will be felt ‘for months’

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2 August 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Two new research projects on nitrogen and sulphur management in oats and wheat have been bolstered by a half a million pound co-investment from indust...

£500,000 investment to bolster nitrogen and sulphur research in oats and wheat

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25 July 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Produce

The current "carrot crisis" exacerbated by adverse weather conditions is likely to continue for months, according to growers. British carrot grower...

UK 'carrot crisis' likely to continue for months, say growers

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20 July 2018 | Arable,Finance,News

Arable farm profits have improved sharply in the last twelve months, according to new research from property consultants Bidwells. Analysis of fina...

Arable farm profits turnaround after best performance in years, research reveals

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17 July 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Farmers are descending on Westminster today to launch a campaign that highlights the role of arable farming and its contribution to the economy, envir...

Farmers launch arable campaign at Westminster to garner political support

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16 July 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Education,News

Primary school pupils have experienced hands-on learning highlighting the importance of wheat and food production during a visit to a Gloucestershire ...

Warburton's school farm visits to reach over 600 pupils

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12 July 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Produce

A £1.2 million UK project is aiming to breed crops that can cope with climate change, pests and disease. The Defra funding seeks to help farmers br...

£1.2m UK project aims to breed crops resilient to climate change and pests

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11 July 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

A new review will identify ways to improve the management of weeds and research approaches to tackle them by early 2019. The review, to be spearhea...

Cross-sector review to look at new ways to manage weeds

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22 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Products

Two of the world’s biggest chemical companies have submitted a registration application in the EU for a new fungicide. Japanese chemical giant Sumi...

Chemical giants submit registration application to EU for new fungicide

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18 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

The combine was out last Friday afternoon in Devon where farmer Roger Adams has taken what is thought to be the UK’s first cereal harvest of the year....

Devon farmer takes first cereal harvest of the year

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15 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Greater take up of min-till or no-till arable systems, found in countries like Finland, could help British farmers improve efficiency. Efficient sy...

UK looks to Finland to help improve arable efficiency

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15 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Multi-million pound funding has been announced by the government to develop scientific breakthroughs in UK crop research and innovation. The fundin...

Gove announces £5.3m fund to improve UK crop resilience

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13 June 2018 | Arable,News,NFU

A new campaign to raise the profile of the British arable sector has been launched today in a bid to educate and increase understanding of the sector ...

'Your Harvest' campaign launched to raise awareness of arable sector importance

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7 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Government,News

The EU's temporary committee on pesticides (PEST) must take a common sense approach to regulation if it is to make a useful contribution, a leading me...

EU committee on pesticides 'must make useful contribution' during its short lifespan

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5 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

The 2018-2019 Cereals Development Programme has launched to identify the next generation of arable farmers, and those with interest can now apply to t...

Cereals Development Programme to identify next generation of arable farmers

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4 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News,Products

German chemical giant Bayer plans to complete the acquisition of Monsanto on Thursday following the receipt of all required approvals from regulatory ...

Bayer plans closing of Monsanto acquisition on June 7

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A research group is looking at ways to move farmers away from using potentially-damaging plastic, which could be affecting the soil and plants it touc...

Scientists look at ways farmers can move away from 'damaging' plastic

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18 May 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News

Organisations and bodies within the farming industry have joined forces to promote best practice to help ensure the continued availability and efficac...

Organisations unite to promote glyphosate stewardship

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