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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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16 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,News

A major farming cooperative which stores and sells grain on behalf of its 69 members from across the east of Scotland has entered administration. A...

Angus Cereals Ltd enters administration following financial difficulties

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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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12 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

Farmers in England still have time to apply for a derogation from the hedge cutting ban on land on which they will be drilling oilseed rape or tempora...

Hedge-cutting derogation reminder for farmers

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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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10 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

A pop-up 'pea cafe' hopes to celebrate the British farmers and growers who grow peas, marking the start of the busy harvest season. July marks the ...

Pop-up pea cafe to celebrate the farmers who grow the crop

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6 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

The oilseed rape area for harvest 2018 in England and Scotland has increased by 9 percent compared with last year, and is the first rise in seven year...

Oilseed rape area increases for first time in seven years, by 9 percent

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6 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

British farmers and growers are expecting a further uplift in raspberry crops this week due to the recent spell of hot weather in the UK. Although ...

Farmers expect further uplift of berry crops due to hot spell

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5 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Grassland,News

The lack of rain and sustained heat in Wales has led to slow grass growth, affecting hay and silage yields. Welsh farmers have had to deal with ext...

Welsh hay and silage crop affected by ongoing heatwave

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Scottish farmers have welcomed an amendment to allow for hedge cutting to take place prior to the sowing of oilseed rape and grass during the month of...

Amendments to hedge trimming regulations welcomed by Scottish farmers

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3 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

Oilseed rape crops may have been delayed by the cold winter and spring, but a short flowering period and recent dry weather means they have almost cau...

Oilseed rape harvest advancing due to recent dry weather

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3 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

British cherries are bigger and juicer this year due to the favourable weather conditions and the quantity of younger trees included in this year's cr...

British cherry quality 'excellent' this year due to prolonged sunshine

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3 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

Welsh farmers have been granted a derogation where certain land management scheme rules are adding to problems caused by the hot weather. The Farme...

Glastir derogation granted for Welsh farmers due to ongoing heatwave

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2 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

Approval has been confirmed for British producers to export potatoes to Kenya, where the crop is the second most important after maize. Ten potato ...

British seed potato varieties approved for export to Kenya

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1 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

Farmers and growers have warned of a shortage of lettuce on the supermarket shelves as a result of the heatwave. The ongoing sustained heat has scu...

Soaring summer temperatures 'causing havoc' for UK growers

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A new initiative will work close with the farming industry and government to explore ways to develop 'smart farms'. Farmers and agri-businesses are...

New initiative looks at ways to develop 'smart farms'

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Farmers and growers are being reminded to review their water usage as temperatures hit record highs this week. With just half a day without water m...

Farmers urged to review water usage amid heatwave

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26 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

United Utilities has announced it is running its online reverse auction for winter cover crops again this month for farmers in and around Cheshire. ...

Cover crop auction goes live for North West farmers

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25 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Produce

Growers and farmers must work with millennials and inspire them to take up careers within horticulture in the face of a post-Brexit labour shortage, a...

Farmers must work with millennials to plug migrant labour drain, report says

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22 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Supermarkets

A new Plants and Flowers pledge has been created to challenge retailers to back British plants and flowers growers by committing to delivering fairnes...

New Plants and Flowers pledge challenges retailers to back British growers

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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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20 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News

A study to help farmers protect their barley against Ramularia Leaf Spot is among four projects to benefit from a total of almost £100,000 in new gran...

£100,000 in grants to help promote UK crop research

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20 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Government,News

Three out of five growers are finding it more difficult to recruit seasonal workers as a result of the UK voting to leave the EU, new research shows. ...

Growers finding it difficult to recruit seasonal workers since Brexit vote

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19 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News

An automated spore trap has been developed which could revolutionise disease monitoring in agricultural crops. The device, which was developed as p...

Novel spore trap could revolutionise crop disease monitoring

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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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