Products news around the UK

22 May 2019

Soil map uses gamma-ray detection tech to offer greater accuracy

21 May 2019

It sets a new standard for accuracy in precision farming

Researchers fear 'watered down' UK pesticide legislation

16 May 2019

Analysis shows 'silent erosion' of UK pesticide regulation post-Brexit

Farmers complain of fence shortage as scheme deadline looms

16 May 2019

NI farmers are having trouble meeting scheme deadlines

Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion to US couple with cancer

14 May 2019

Monsanto has suffered its biggest blow yet

Wales' only farm plastic service to discontinue operations

13 May 2019

Birch Farm Plastics has decided to suspend collections

New generation of robots could 'replace tractors'

13 May 2019

Scientists working on robots to bring 'power and precision' to farming

Arla uses sugar cane to make 600m milk cartons renewable

10 May 2019

Europe's largest dairy co-op is making 600m cartons renewable

Emergency authorisation granted for sugar beet insecticide

7 May 2019

The emergency use was applied for by British Sugar and NFU

Get £1000 off accessories with any new 2019 Ranger Diesel

6 May 2019

Claim up to £1000 off Pure Polaris accessories

US government reaffirms safety of glyphosate

3 May 2019

Environmental Protection Agency reaffirms no risk to public health

Dairy farmers want milk supply chain to take action on light-damage

30 April 2019

Light damage affects the nutrients in milk and taste

Yara and IBM team up to develop world-leading digital farming platform

26 April 2019

The digital platform aspires to reach 100 million hectares of farmland

UK agri-company wins Queen’s Award for expanding exports

26 April 2019

The Wiltshire company won the award previously in 2005 and 2012

Sainsbury's-Asda merger blocked after food price concerns

25 April 2019

The CMA said the merger would reduce product quality and rise prices

Quality feed, chop and pump process boosts farm’s new AD process

25 April 2019

The pump has significantly enhanced the AD process at this mixed farm

New Landia slurry pump works wonders at dairy farmer's AD plant

25 April 2019

The farmer's new pump produced an unprecedented throughput

Green groups resign from government pesticide bodies over 'inaction'

24 April 2019

Groups say wildlife suffering 'alarming declines' because of pesticide use

Creators of highly sensitive bovine TB test win major dairy award

18 April 2019

The test is able to detect mycobacteria within just six hours

Farmers urged to raise working capital by refinancing equipment

17 April 2019

Farmers have been urged to raise working capital by refinancing equipment

Bid to extend use of metaldehyde slug pellet products unsuccessful

17 April 2019

Slugs are a significant pest for agricultural and horticultural crop

Competition launched to showcase 'exceptional quality' of British wool

16 April 2019

The competition is designed to showcase the quality of British wool

EU Parliament’s pesticides committee 'reached wrong conclusions', UK MEP says

15 April 2019

EU's PEST Committee reached 'wrong conclusions and disregarded key evidence'

French court rules Monsanto is liable for sickness of farmer

12 April 2019

The farmer said he began experiencing memory loss while using the product

New fertiliser made by used batteries to launch in UK

12 April 2019

This fertiliser is made using old alkaline batteries

The all-new RANGER Diesel from Polaris: Durable. Dependable. Capable

11 April 2019

Polaris has introduced the all-new RANGER Diesel for 2019

Over 100 pesticides detected in 29 European waterways, including UK

10 April 2019

A Belgian canal contained 70 pesticides, the study shows

Public encouraged to shop at farmers' markets to reduce plastic

4 April 2019

Farm shops traditionally use less plastic packaging than supermarkets

Govt addresses shortage of anaesthetic used in livestock medicine

3 April 2019

The anaesthetic is running short due to issues with raw materials supply

Inventor develops 'toilet for cows' to reduce ammonia emissions

2 April 2019

The system, called the 'CowToilet', ensures that the urine stays separated from the manure

Three new plant protection products on market for growers

27 March 2019

‘Mainman’ will now protect peppers and chillies