Arable news around the UK

17 September 2021

Agri-tech project to improve detections of potato diseases

10 September 2021

The project has received £675,000 funding

Flea beetle fight gets fresh funding injection

7 September 2021

Researchers working to combat devastating pest

Plans to strengthen governance of gene editing

3 September 2021

Report gives green light to genetic tech

E10 petrol now available after farming industry lobbying

3 September 2021

Farmers who supply bioethanol plants will benefit

New genome edited wheat field trial gets green light

1 September 2021

Rothamsted granted permission to run trials

Scotland's 2021 harvest survey launched amid 'good' signs

31 August 2021

Growers across Scotland urged to complete it

Industry calls for Covid recovery visa as worker shortages bite

27 August 2021

12-month visa could help alleviate shortages

Yorkshire farms team up to boost soil and water quality

26 August 2021

17 farming businesses are collaborating

Kent arable farm with development opportunities on market

26 August 2021

'Real demand for farmland of this specification'

Time is running out to be paid for cutting out metaldehyde

25 August 2021

Farmers in Midlands have three weeks to apply

Vertical farming on the rise in the UK

23 August 2021

Is it the future of farming?

Crop trial shows benefits of growing ancient wheat varieties

19 August 2021

Long-lost varieties can offer a good alternative

Cover crop study to refine nitrogen use and protect water quality

19 August 2021

Water firms are funding the innovative study

NFU launches 2021 harvest survey after 'season of extremes'

18 August 2021

It provides the first insight into this year's harvest

New effort to tackle potato cyst nematode in Scotland

16 August 2021

Experts say pest is an 'increasing challenge'

'Nature-inspired' insecticides receive fund boost

16 August 2021

Firm secures £1.3m to make eco-friendly insecticides

Scottish seed growers urge trade with EU to be reinstated

15 August 2021

UK-EU seed potato deal still in deadlock

UK research looking to tackle flea beetle receives boost

13 August 2021

Flea beetle fight gets fresh funding injection

Reactive herbicide applications advised as OSR area to increase

12 August 2021

Farmers told to consider strategies which cut risk

Aberdeen crop trial field to be dug up and transported

11 August 2021

Move aims to preserve its 'unique' soil management

Wet weather fails to dampen blackcurrant harvest

10 August 2021

Thanks to new varieties of climate-resilient berries

Scottish arable land for sale offers 'wealth of advantages'

9 August 2021

Block of land extends to nearly 300 acres

Changes to spreading organic manure to have 'big impact'

4 August 2021

Environment Agency (EA) has issued new guidance

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