Arable news around the UK

28 February 2020



New co-formulated fungicide for late blight launched

25 February 2020

Late blight potato fungicide launched

Firm to fast-track 40 indoor 'vertical farms' across UK

24 February 2020

Midlands indoor farm gets light from planners

Seasonal Workers Pilot expansion 'falls short of required 70,000'

20 February 2020

Farmers ask government to expand pilot to 70,000

Farmer produces carbon and plastic neutral oil in world first

20 February 2020

Northamptonshire farm's rapeseed oil is global first

Three crop rule derogation 'urgently needed' after floods

19 February 2020

Farmers ask for urgent relaxation of three crop rule

Spring cereals switch demands herbicide strategy rethink

19 February 2020

Effective weed control 'should not be overlooked'

Seasonal Workers Pilot expanded fourfold following labour concerns

19 February 2020

Migrant labour pilot cap boosted to 10,000

Bayer ordered to pay $265m in damages to US farmer

17 February 2020

Bayer's herbicide blamed for destroying crop

New service helps UK farmers export medicinal cannabis

17 February 2020

Crop17 venture gives UK farmers advice

Study to look at re-establishing sugar beet in Scotland

12 February 2020

Sugar beet could make a Scottish comeback

UK farm given approval to export 25,000 cabbages to Malaysia

11 February 2020

Win for Lincolnshire-based farm

Farmers should grow more veg to help fight diseases, study says

11 February 2020

It urges UK to reform farming to boost health

Sewage sludge could be spreading microplastics, report warns

6 February 2020

Environment Agency raises concerns in report

Soil sampling informs nutrient management at Welsh fruit farm

6 February 2020

Fruit producer reaps benefits of nutrient management

EU making 'limited and weak' progress on pesticide use

6 February 2020

Auditors release new report on EU pesticide use

High fibre wheat genes identified by UK scientists

6 February 2020

Healthier white bread could soon be on shelves

Nitrogen boosts 'necessary' following wet winter washout

5 February 2020

Farmers may need to apply more nitrogen to crops

Winter wheat grassweed threat 'needs urgent attention'

5 February 2020

Grassweeds threaten winter wheat yields

Growers warned against applying sprout suppressant

4 February 2020

Potato businesses at risk due to CIPC use-up date

Latest version of Skippy Scout to be released next month

3 February 2020

The smartphone app is proving to be popular

Glyphosate is safe and not carcinogenic, US says

3 February 2020

Environmental Protection Agency reaffirms safety

2019 GB potato crop fifth lowest on record

3 February 2020

New 2019 estimate for total potato production in GB

Farmers urged to evidence the effects of wet weather

29 January 2020

Impact on crop diversification requirements for BPS claims

New ‘soils matrix’ tool helps farmers improve soil

28 January 2020

Farmers looking to improve soil urged to use tool

Cambs farmer to showcase Controlled Traffic Farming method

28 January 2020

The method has been deployed across five counties

Farm business expands with £10m investment to meet demand

27 January 2020

NI veg firm to increase production capacity

New broadleaf weed herbicide available this spring

15 January 2020

Korvetto is now registered for use

UK crop production 'will fall dramatically' if Atlantic circulation collapses

14 January 2020

Scientists fear a climate change 'tipping point'

New tool available this spring to combat tough grass weeds

13 January 2020

Arable farmers have a new herbicide option

New smart crop management software to launch in UK

10 January 2020

Designed to simplify agronomic decision making