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21 May 2018 | Online since 2003

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Productivity on UK farms has improved significantly, according to new figures from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The figu...

Industry looks to emerging agri-tech to further boost farm productivity

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17 May 2018 | News,Products,Property News

The administrators of Countrywide Farmers have confirmed that they have sold 14 of the farming and equestrian retailer’s former stores, safeguarding a...

Countrywide Farmers saves 14 stores but over 200 people made redundant

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A new study has highlighted major concerns surrounding a potential UK and US free trade deal, saying it could "destroy large parts of British farming"...

US-UK FTA could 'destroy large parts of British farming', report warns

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Farming unions have appealed to the government to adopt a customs arrangement with the EU that allows beef and lamb to be exported to established mark...

Unions urge customs arrangement with EU to allow flow of beef and lamb exports

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10 May 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Produce,Products

Post-Brexit trade barriers threaten to disrupt food trade with the EU and increase costs for consumers, according to a new report from the House of Lo...

Post-Brexit trade barriers threaten UK food supply, report warns

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9 May 2018 | Finance,Forestry,Market Reports,News,Products

Farmers and landowners have been told they are missing out on healthy returns in the forestry sector, which has been boosted by tax incentives and inc...

Landowners 'missing out' on healthy returns in forestry sector

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4 May 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A five-week global search for agritech solutions has completed, with the first cohort of companies set to join an innovative technology programme. ...

Three companies win over £50,000 each to push agritech innovation

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29 April 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products

Michael Gove has recognised the role livestock will play in future farming systems as he identified meat a "crucial part" to a balanced diet. The c...

Gove recognises role of livestock farmers as he calls meat 'crucial' to diet

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A satellite due to launch into space today will measure soil moisture and crops for food security and precision farming purposes. The Sentinel-3B s...

Space satellite to help UK measure soil moisture and crops

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20 April 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products

French MPs have voted to ban vegan and vegetarian products from using terms enjoyed by their meat counterparts, such as 'sausage' and 'steak'. The ...

France to ban vegan products from using terms like 'sausage' and 'steak'

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20 April 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Rural Life

Applications to win the use of a Land Rover Discovery Commercial or Discovery Sport from a leading rural charity is set to close on April 30th. Now...

Farmers and rural businesses urged to apply for Land Rover Bursary

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19 April 2018 | Government,Market Reports,News,Produce,Products

Understanding consumer needs in different countries and avoiding a "one-size-fits-all" approach will reap rewards for UK food and farming exports. ...

Avoid 'one-size-fits-all' approach to reap rewards for UK farm exports, report says

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17 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Products

A new type of imaging system for use in agriculture, designed to be far less expensive than existing technology and to increase crop yield, is being d...

New imaging technology in development to increase crop yield

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12 April 2018 | Government,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Britain will remain a magnet for cutting edge research in agricultural techniques, a leading MEP told farming technologists this week. Anthea McInt...

Britain will remain magnet for cutting edge agri-research, MEP says

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11 April 2018 | Animal Health,News,Pigs,Products

A high-tech system involving 3D cameras could help UK farmers spot the early warning signs of tail biting in pigs. Tail biting is a health and wel...

High-tech 3D camera could help farmers spot tail biting in pigs

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6 April 2018 | Finance,News,Products

CF Fertilisers is to invest £40M in British fertiliser production following rising demand for its Ammonium Nitrate (AN) based products. The news fo...

CF Fertilisers to invest £40m in British fertiliser production

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5 April 2018 | Feed and Forage,News,Products

Farmers are becoming increasingly concerned about the recent cold weather which in turn has put a pressure on fodder supplies. Farmers across the c...

'Very challenging': Fodder pressure hits farmers due to adverse weather

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29 March 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

A new television advertising campaign will launch later this year highlighting the difference between British produce and imported produce. Red Tra...

Red Tractor to launch TV campaign to highlight British amid Brexit concerns

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28 March 2018 | News,Products,Rural Life

A law enacting a legal obligation to deliver universal broadband of at least 10 megabits per second (Mbps) by the end of 2020 has been laid in Parliam...

All homes in rural areas to have decent broadband by end of 2020

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28 March 2018 | News,Other Livestock,Poultry,Products

An alpaca and chicken keeper has recommended only one thing to the novice rural poultry keeper - to install Electric Poultry Netting, because as she d...

Chicken keeper recommends one thing to novice keepers - install electric fencing

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26 March 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,Market Reports,News,Products

Spanish people remain the strongest overseas buying force at UK second-hand machinery auctions, with one buyer purchasing 22 tractors in excess of £50...

Spanish people strongest overseas buyers at UK machinery auctions

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26 March 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Shows and Events

A leading agricultural agency is preparing for two farm machinery and equipment auctions as it sees dispersal sales become increasingly popular as mor...

Hundreds of lots go under hammer at farm machinery and equipment auctions

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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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The European Commission has conditionally approved Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto. Bayer has now received approvals for the transaction f...

EU conditionally approves Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto

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16 March 2018 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

If you’re one of approximately 2,000,000 Brits who recently watched Channel 4’s Hunted, you won’t be surprised at the capability, capacity and effecti...

What types of CCTV cameras are there for your rural business?