Arable news around the UK

4 August 2021

Farmers urged to follow metaldehyde guidelines this autumn

2 August 2021

Responsible use of pellets 'is essential'

NI potato growers to receive more Covid support funds

30 July 2021

£2m support scheme for affected growers

Defra urged to back new grower-run research agency

28 July 2021

36 businesses call for new independent agency

Disgruntled UK hemp growers call for direct action

27 July 2021

Hempen challenges 'unfair' licencing regime

Manipulating RNA boosts crop yields by 50%, study says

27 July 2021

Scientists added protein gene 'FTO' to crops

Scottish growers issued water abstraction warning

26 July 2021

Conditions 'deteriorating' amid dry weather

Agri-tech experts and growers join forces on salad-saving robot

22 July 2021

Robotic solution to horticultural labour challenges

New oilseed rape hybrid stands firm against sclerotinia pressure

21 July 2021

Comes as infections begin to rise across UK

New Red Tractor standards agreed after major consultation

20 July 2021

Scheme's new proposals seek to streamline standards

GB wheat production forecast at 14.92m tonnes

16 July 2021

Wheat production in Britain for 2021-2022

Trial could help UK farming move away from imported soya

15 July 2021

Alternative UK-grown proteins may help transition

Growers welcome Defra's move to halt EU seed potato imports

8 July 2021

'Both ways or no-ways' upheld by Defra

#YourHarvest: Farmers raise importance of arable sector

8 July 2021

Farmers are reaching out to public and MPs

Could hemp be an ecological wonder-plant for UK farming?

6 July 2021

Hemp could be a valuable tool for farmers

Applying organic materials scheme to show duty of care

5 July 2021

Contractors urged to take part in scheme

British Sugar launches legal challenge against tariff-free imports

4 July 2021

Government sees legal challenge over trade policy

Climate action within arable sector needs 'right policy environment'

2 July 2021

NFU says arable sector offers 'many solutions'

Farmer group looks at transition to reduced tillage

28 June 2021

Looked at ways of minimising soil disturbance

CropTec Show returns for live event in 2021

25 June 2021

Technical arable show returns in November

World market challenges creates propionic acid shortage

24 June 2021

Growers have been told to plan ahead

Samples show prevalence of light leaf spot across UK

24 June 2021

Wet conditions helped drive early infections

Straw merchants AF Biomass put into administration

24 June 2021

Market has 'changed dramatically'

Farmers explore hop varieties for sustainable beer market

22 June 2021

Three-year trial begins for growing market

New network to tackle crop production's carbon footprint

22 June 2021

The network 'YEN Zero' will work with farmers

Vigilance urged as weather ups potato blight disease risk

21 June 2021

Growers told to protect crops against late blight

Distiller plans for new grain facility in Scottish Borders

18 June 2021

Could help local farmers add value to crops

UK-Australia: NFU warns of 'significant impacts' on sugar growers

18 June 2021

UK growers 'subject to different regulatory standards'

Farming's image 'must change' to curb labour shortfall

17 June 2021

New report warns of 'disastrous' labour shortages

Farmers trial ancient grain varieties grown in Wales

16 June 2021

The community is experimenting with ancient grains

Study to examine benefits of re-introducing sugar beet in Scotland

16 June 2021

The crop was re-introduced to Scotland last year