Arable news around the UK

3 March 2021

Neonic seed treatment will not be used on 2021 beet crop

2 March 2021

Growers will not be able to use Cruiser SB

Scientists apply to Defra to grow genome-edited wheat

1 March 2021

First such trial to be carried out in Europe

Farmers could reduce emissions by growing peas, study says

1 March 2021

Growing legumes 'most effective measure'

Bayer issues light leaf spot warning to growers

1 March 2021

High levels of disease across the UK

New pesticide action plan must be balanced, NFU says

27 February 2021

Existing plan was adopted in 2013

Hampshire grower wins this year's YEN Gold Award

26 February 2021

Simon Budden wins top milling wheat award

Government to 'respect' result of AHDB Horticulture ballot

25 February 2021

Growers rejected continuation of the levy

Farmers welcome E10 biofuel roll out from September

25 February 2021

Greener fuel to enter market later this year

Government rejects emergency authorisation for Vydate

24 February 2021

The nematode treatment will not be available

Protein-rich potato bean could be grown in UK, study says

22 February 2021

Plant native to America could bring 'huge benefits'

Herbicide bentazone under threat after four decades of use

22 February 2021

Bentazone is due review for re-approval in 2025

Velum Prime gains EAMU for free-living nematodes in parsnips

22 February 2021

The news will likely be welcomed by growers

British Sugar offers 'enhanced support package' after tough season

18 February 2021

'Beet Package Plus' unveiled to 3,000 growers

New project to develop climate-resistant oat varieties

18 February 2021

The Healthy Oats project will work with farmers

Cambridgeshire arable farm available to let on 5-year FBT

17 February 2021

Lower Portland Farm to be re-let from Oct

Cereals offers early bird tickets for free

17 February 2021

Farmers must register before end of march

New rules to address plant health threat posed by Xylella

17 February 2021

Disease is continuing to spread in Europe

Many growers 'feel disengaged' with AHDB Horticulture, NFU says

17 February 2021

Union responds to AHDB ballot result

NI to introduce payment scheme for protein crops

16 February 2021

Scheme will be rolled out in 2021 and 2022

Growers raise concerns over imbalance in standards

16 February 2021

Red Tractor is consulting on bolstering standards

Growers reject continuation of AHDB's horticulture levy

16 February 2021

Ministers will now decide the outcome

Gene identified to confer durable resistance to late blight

11 February 2021

The potato disease heavily reduces yields

New discovery paves way for crops to grow in damaged soils

11 February 2021

Finding may have 'huge implications' for agriculture

New online marketplace helps farmers save time and money on fertilisers

10 February 2021

Kingslands launches marketplace

Growers to trial new UK variants of beans to slash food miles

10 February 2021

The three varieties are suited to the British climate

'Only 60 harvests left' claim is overblown, scientist says

5 February 2021

Researcher says frequently made claim is 'inaccurate'

Tomato growers explore new sensor tech to boost yield

4 February 2021

Trial aims to significantly reduce tomato losses

Farmers wanted for study on termination of cover crops

4 February 2021

Study aims to highlight the most common methods

Soil sensors offer growers clearer picture of crop performance

4 February 2021

Sensor planted alongside crops could slash costs

Value for money is key for AHDB, NFU says

3 February 2021

NFU responds to AHDB's five year strategy