Arable news around the UK

11 August 2020

French neonics ban to ease as growers face 'unprecedented crisis'

11 August 2020

Concerns over aphid attacks on sugar beet

Scientists to examine Scottish 'carbon farming' opportunities

9 August 2020

Soil carbon development for Scottish farmers

Tilbury Grain Terminal to recommence operations

7 August 2020

It follows a 'massive explosion' in July

New police operation to focus on farmland hare coursing

7 August 2020

Operation Figaro to target illegal activity

Emergency authorisation for linseed desiccant secured

7 August 2020

Yield of linseed crops will be protected

Malting barley demand in June 'lowest figure on record'

6 August 2020

Demand down 29% year on year in June

New potato variety on track to achieve 2 million tubers/ha

6 August 2020

'Jacky' on target to produce 2m tubers/ha

Farmers warned to avoid mysterious packages of seeds

5 August 2020

APHA urges people to send in unsolicited seeds

Study could save years of breeding for new Miscanthus hybrids

31 July 2020

Researchers mine crop's vast genomic potential

Drones help growers reduce £100m oilseed losses

31 July 2020

Growers spot Phoma early to protect crop

Consultation to look at UK rules on gene editing

29 July 2020

Government unveils autumn consultation

Five farmers revitalise soil health while remaining profitable

24 July 2020

Soil discussion group drives sustainable change

Growers asked to help develop fungi early warning system

23 July 2020

Wanted: Powdery mildew samples

'High risk' of turnips yellows virus this autumn

22 July 2020

Virus is 'endemic' across oilseed rape crops

Disgruntled growers' AHDB ballot attracts 'unprecedented attraction'

21 July 2020

Ballot sent to 1,600 farming businesses

Farmers to target 50 percent increase in nitrate capture

20 July 2020

Payment to farmers is on average £109 per ha

UK agri-tech projects receive £24m government boost

17 July 2020

Innovative projects benefit from major fund

Farm-trial uses precision tools to predict tuber size

16 July 2020

Trial seeks to maximise yield for growers

Emergency approval for fungicide to control late blight

16 July 2020

Fungicide for use in organic potato crop

Kent fruit farm ups volumes after acquiring nearby competitor

15 July 2020

It will now operate across 820 hectares

#YourHarvest: Farmers raise importance of cereals sector

14 July 2020

Value of sector raised to public and MPs

Employers of EU farm workers reminded of settled status deadline

14 July 2020

Scheme gives workers right to remain in UK

Crop infesting spores 'tricked' by new technology

14 July 2020

New tech 'confuses' harmful wheat disease

Soil survey shows 40% of arable soils 'degraded'

11 July 2020

Data based on more than 3,800 soils

Extreme weather sees large swing to spring cropping

9 July 2020

AHDB releases 2020 GB planting survey

Four-tower vertical farm to open in Scotland

8 July 2020

Will produce 70 tonnes of veg per year

NZ farmer breaks world record for highest wheat yield

8 July 2020

Farmer achieves record for second time

Scots farmers in talks with DVSA to resume driving tests

7 July 2020

Tests are important for harvest workforce

Trial boosts deeper rooting worms to improve crop yields

6 July 2020

On-farm research looks at worms and yields

Blast at Tilbury Port leaves grain store partially destroyed

4 July 2020

Witnesses heard a 'massive explosion' at grain site