Arable news around the UK

16 August 2019



‘Affordable’ precision soil map takes off

15 August 2019

New ‘precision soil map’ launched

Cauliflowers 'likely to run short' amid volatile weather

15 August 2019

Extreme weather hurting UK veg supply

Mixed oilseed rape yields reported amid beetle damage

14 August 2019

2019 harvest a mixed picture

Leave OSR stubbles untouched to overcome CSFB

12 August 2019

Farmers wary of Cabbage Stem Flea Beetles

UK blueberry production grows by 10 times within a decade

12 August 2019

This year's growing season is 'excellent'

App offers aphid spraying alerts against Barley yellow dwarf

9 August 2019

The new app is BYDV Assist

Erucic acid code of practice in certified seed for OSR reissued

9 August 2019

The Voluntary Code of Practice reissued

Seed potato assurance scheme looks to new changes

9 August 2019

Strengthened standards now out to consultation

Practical support for growers facing chemistry loss

8 August 2019

Trials currently undertaken on five farms

'Don’t be hasty ruling oilseed rape out of rotations'

7 August 2019

Farmers urged not to be too hasty when dropping WOSR

Petition urges improved EU stance on plant-breeding

6 August 2019

It demands a better legal framework

Farmers move to improve pre-em applications

2 August 2019

A quarter of farmers have made changes

Scientists engineer produce crops that need less fertiliser

1 August 2019

The team engineered new signalling networks

'Tremendous crop' of British strawberry on market this year

1 August 2019

Strawberries available in abundance

Metaldehyde slug pellet ban overturned

31 July 2019

It follows a High Court legal challenge

New plan aims to give farmers best start to OSR crop

29 July 2019

Tips for drilling a successful OSR crop

Johnson pledges to 'liberate' rules on GM crops

26 July 2019

GM crops aren't grown commercially in UK

Feed ban on maleic hydrazide-treated crops lifted

25 July 2019

Livestock feed ban lifted

Water resources remain 'challenged' for some farmers

25 July 2019

Water prospects in some areas are 'poor'

Fenland potato trials show value of integrated agronomy

25 July 2019

The open day happened on an Ely farm

Farmer plants Miscanthus to boost soil and income

24 July 2019

A Norfolk farmer is increasing his income

Major sponsor joins global wheat innovation group

24 July 2019

The group looks to create new wheat varieties

Farmers destroy hemp crop after losing licence

24 July 2019

Around £200k worth could be destroyed

Clubroot increasingly affecting important UK crops

23 July 2019

A tailored plan is 'required' to contain it

Major tomato virus hits UK crop for first time

22 July 2019

The virus results in unmarketable fruit

Footage shows major blaze engulfing crop field

18 July 2019

The incident happened in Suffolk

NFU calls for introduction of E10 petrol

18 July 2019

Increasing bioethanol 'crucial' to achieving net zero

General licence consultation open for Scottish farmers

18 July 2019

It comes amid ongoing legal challenges in England

UK soft fruit exports reach record high

17 July 2019

Netherlands was the biggest consumer

US judge slashes Roundup lawsuit payout by $55m

17 July 2019

However, he called Monsanto's conduct 'reprehensible'