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22 January 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Making biology work for you to increase sugar beet yield

A 33% increase in sugar beet weight has been achieved from a very simple application of beneficial soil bacteria. A very specific group of benefici...


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22 January 2018 | News,Shows and Events
Leicestershire farmer crowned BASIS Best Farmer of the Year

Third generation arable farmer, Eric Wright, of Wrights Agriculture has been presented with the BASIS Best Farmer of the Year award following the comp...


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17 January 2018 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Holstein UK crowns champion of prestigious 2017 President’s Medal Award

Holstein UK has crowned the champion of its prestigious 2017 President’s Medal Award - Helen Eastham from Lancashire. Ms Eastham has claimed the ti...


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15 January 2018 | Education,Finance,News
Farming Connect training course application window for 2018 to open soon

Considering applying for funding for approved Farming Connect training courses? First online application window for 2018 opens soon. If you want yo...


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10 January 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce,Rural Life,Shows and Events
St Ewe Free Range Eggs to feature on new BBC farming series

BBC One Daytime series, The Farmers’ Country Showdown, is to return for a second series, with St Ewe Free Range Eggs episode airing on 10th January at...


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9 January 2018 | News
JANUARY SPECIAL: Free Screenwash & De-icer with all Anti-freeze orders from Witham Group

To celebrate the start of a new year and to help customers survive the freezing temperatures set to hit the UK next week (according to Meteorologists)...


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4 January 2018 | Education,News,Shows and Events
2019 Nuffield Farming Scholarship applications open

Globally-recognised scholarships that facilitate personal development in the agricultural industry is now open for applications. The application pr...


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2 January 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Shows and Events
Farm walk showcases soil benefits of energy crop

Miscanthus is a hardy perennial energy crop that can help to increase soil health and stability. One crop which has proven to increase the stabilit...


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2 January 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Shows and Events
Voting to open for East of England Co-op Producer of the Year Awards

A public vote has opened for East of England Co-op members and customers to back the best of East Anglian produce as part of the eagerly-anticipated P...


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18 December 2017 | News
Helping the UK’s Farming, Food & Drink Industries reach larger and wider markets

As a result of economic change, many farm and food based businesses are recognising the need to diversify to protect their future. For many, this mean...


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18 December 2017 | Arable,Grassland,News
Multi-species grassland: Is it time to consider your roots?

Intensive grassland systems require active management to maintain productive, monocultural leys, including large inputs of fertiliser and periodic dis...


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11 December 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Conference set to hear about ‘world first’

World leading innovation in the farming sector will be showcased at a major agriculture conference in Carnoustie, Angus in February 2018. The ‘Hand...


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8 December 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Latvia for Landia as new slurry mixers reduce energy and maintenance costs

Four new submersible propeller mixers made by Landia, are now successfully mixing a 20,000m3 slurry lagoon at a major dairy farm in western Latvia. ...


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28 November 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Holstein Young Breeders announce candidate for Australia exchange

Following the outstanding success of the 2017 Australian Exchange, Holstein Young Breeders (HYB) is thrilled to announce its fortunate travel candidat...


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27 November 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Small Robot Company launches to transform arable farming

British agritech start-up Small Robot Company has been launched and seeks to harness the power and precision of robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI...


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22 November 2017 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Data from new smart sensors can help growers drive yields and cut costs

Cutting-edge wireless sensor technology now available to UK growers that measures precise humidity, moisture and temperature points, is set to equip f...


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20 November 2017 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Products,Sheep
High-tech paint laced with micro-dots to help stop sheep rustling

A futuristic paint which is laced with thousands of micro-dots is being trialled in the fight against the growing issue of sheep rustling and livestoc...


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15 November 2017 | Animal Health,Education,News,Poultry,Shows and Events
Welfare expert Jessica Martin named Young Poultry Person of Year

Welfare expert Jessica Martin has been named Young Poultry Person of the Year at the Egg and Poultry Industry Conference. Jessica received the awar...


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8 November 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Fed up of flimsy 7 pin plugs? Get fitted with the Rockfit Plug

A conversion kit has been announced which allows the user to use new technology to do away with flimsy 7 pin plugs. UK TrailerLights have come up w...


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7 November 2017 | Government,News,NFU,Shows and Events
Event: Business after Brexit - what are the options?

What are the implications of Brexit for farming’s customers? Speakers from across the farming sectors will explore this theme when they gather at the ...


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31 October 2017 | Arable,News
Gleadell imports world’s first integrated double-stabilised urea fertiliser to UK

The first cargo into the UK of the world’s most advanced stabilised nitrogen fertiliser has been unloaded in Lincolnshire. The 3,200t shipment of A...


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23 October 2017 | Finance,News
UK Agricultural Finance is providing much needed funding to the rural sector

Farm finance is growing again, with access to pools of capital through specialist lenders. It’s an attractive sector, as farmers need large loans that...


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18 October 2017 | Cattle,Husbandry,News,NFU,Shows and Events
Welsh Livestock Champion Award launched, winner wins £300

NFU Cymru is launching its annual award to find the best livestock person working within the agricultural industry in Wales. The award winner will ...


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10 October 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Powerbrake RT - The most powerful brake on the market

This new innovation from leading industrial wholesaler and manufacturer, Distag QCS Ltd, is like no other system on the market. The Powerbrake-RT i...


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9 October 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Three ways wireless sensor technologies help agriculture applications

Precision agriculture is a buzzword in the industry and essentially refers to technology, hardware and software systems that provide data to enhance d...


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9 October 2017 | News,Products,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Stunning array of Christmas cards released by GWCT

A collection of stunning wildlife pictures are captured in this year’s Christmas cards by Fordingbridge-based charity The Game & Wildlife Conservation...


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5 October 2017 | News,Shows and Events
Industry leaders help to transform Cereals 2018

The Cereals event is undergoing an industry-led transformation following the inaugural meeting of a new advisory board comprising 24 of the UK’s leadi...



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