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Monsanto has suffered a second major blow as a federal jury in California found that its Roundup weed killer product caused a man's cancer. It foll...

Second blow to Monsanto as US jury rules Roundup caused man's cancer

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20 March 2019 | Government,Husbandry,News,Products

The government has launched a new notification system for businesses that import live animals from outside the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit. ...

New ‘no-deal’ notification system launched for livestock imports

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19 March 2019 | Animal Health,News,Pigs,Products

New technology that can detect the emotional state of pigs could lead to a tool that can monitor animals’ faces and alert farmers to any health and we...

3D tech which detects emotional state of pigs could benefit farmers

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19 March 2019 | Diversification,News,Produce,Products

A Gloucestershire farm which sells 'sausage rolls of exceeding enormity' has secured a £10,000 investment following a competition. Cinderhill Farm,...

Farm which sells 'sausage rolls of exceeding enormity' wins £10k investment

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18 March 2019 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,News,Products

A Lancashire agricultural company is helping farmers around the world to increase their crop yields after it sees record demand for its products. L...

Lancs firm sees record world demand for its crop yield products

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18 March 2019 | Government,News,Produce,Products

Exporters have been flying the flag for British meat and dairy products at a trade event in Singapore in a bid to grow post-Brexit trade in Asia. E...

UK exporters look to Singapore to boost post-Brexit agri trade

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14 March 2019 | Finance,News,Produce,Products

AHDB has said that trade implications for farmers in the event of a no-deal Brexit are 'substantial' following the government's release of its tariff ...

AHDB examines implications of no-deal tariff regime on farming sectors

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8 March 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

'Swarm robots' – small, simple and inexpensive machinery – could reverse the trend in agriculture towards ever bigger machines, an agri-tech expert ha...

Industry looks to 'swarm robots' for sustainable and precise outcomes

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26 February 2019 | News,Products,Sheep

Sheep farmers have urged the National Trust to use wool as an alternative to its synthetic fleeces which are worn by its 10,000 employees. The char...

Sheep farmers urge National Trust to use wool for fleeces

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25 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

JCB has been granted a preliminary injunction by a French court against Manitou which orders the company to stop producing telehandlers featuring a pa...

JCB wins court injunction to stop patent infringement

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22 February 2019 | Bees and Beekeeping,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Products

An MP has warned that an EU crackdown on a commonly-used pesticide may have “unintended consequences” for farmers. Conservative MP for Gordon, Coli...

MP warns of ‘unintended consequences’ of EU crackdown on pesticides

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21 February 2019 | Government,Husbandry,News,Produce,Products

The government has urged farming businesses to prepare for changes to animal imports and exports in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit. New guidance h...

'No deal' Brexit: Prepare for changes to imports and exports, farmers told

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17 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,NFU,Products

Robots, vertical farms and virtual fencing could soon be the farming of the future, according to a new report from the NFU. The Future of Food 2040...

Robots and virtual fencing could be on British farms in 20 years time, report says

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15 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A large consignment of 2016-2018 John Deere tractors will be auctioned off following Hawk Plant Ltd's move into administration. Euro Auctions has b...

John Deere tractors to go under hammer following group's administration

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13 February 2019 | Government,News,Products

A new £2 million contract put out to tender by Defra seeks to use the European Union's satellite imagery technology for three more years. The three...

Defra seeks use of EU's satellite technology for three more years

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12 February 2019 | Cattle,News,Pigs,Products,Sheep

Farmers have introduced a Tinder-style app, called Tudder, that lets them find breeding matches by viewing photos of livestock with details of locatio...

Tinder-style app 'Tudder' lets farmers choose livestock breeding matches

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12 February 2019 | Crops and Cereals,Machinery and Equipment,News,Produce,Products

IBM researchers have predicted five ways its researchers will transform farming worldwide within five years time. Scientists are currently working ...

IBM predicts five 'transformations' farmers and consumers will see by 2024

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8 February 2019 | Dairy,News,Products

Arla, the UK farmer-owned cooperative, has been recognised for its dairy industry standards programme at the British Dairying annual awards. Arla h...

Arla wins Innovation award at the 2019 Cream Awards

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The NFU has called on government to support investment in new technologies to help farmers in the fight against climate change. Technology will pla...

New tech needed for farmers to battle climate change, NFU says

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5 February 2019 | Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

The world's first centre for doctoral training in agricultural automation and robotics is to be opened in Lincolnshire. The new training centre in ...

UK to launch world’s first doctoral agri-robotics training centre

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4 February 2019 | Dairy,Meat,News,Produce,Products

European farmers are to benefit from a new free trade agreement between the EU and Japan, with 85 percent of agri-food exports to be liberalised over ...

EU farmers to benefit from new trade agreement with Japan

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30 January 2019 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Products

British businesses that wish to place a new pesticide on the EU market in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit will need to make a separate application to ...

Pesticide approval for EU market could take 3 years in event of 'no deal'

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22 January 2019 | Government,News,Produce,Products,Sheep

New Zealand's prime minister has said British farmers should not be 'nervous' about imported produce because it will be a 'benefit' to consumers. J...

Sheep farmers should not be nervous about New Zealand, PM Ardern says

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18 January 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,News,Products

There is a 20% chance of African swine fever reaching the UK's pig population, according to a new document published by Defra. The UK risk assessme...

20% chance African swine fever could enter UK, Defra says

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15 January 2019 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Products

Canadian scientists have defended their conclusion that glyphosate is safe after the country's health regulator received eight notices of objection. ...

Canada stands by decision to keep glyphosate products on market

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