Crops news around the UK

31 May 2020



Meadow Foods announces June and July milk price rises

30 May 2020

Price boosts come despite 'challenging' market

Impact of dry weather felt on Welsh livestock farms

29 May 2020

Dry weather impacting grass growth

British Farming Awards to go ahead in new virtual format

29 May 2020

Online event seeks will champion British farmers

Nutrition and environment of pig unit helps fight heat stress

29 May 2020

Heat stress is limiting productivity of pig sector

'Watershed year': NFU Scotland issues farm employment survey

29 May 2020

Survey looks at farms' ability to hire workers

Gold Cup postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19 crisis

29 May 2020

UK dairy competition delayed to next year

Rapid worm spike expected after prolonged dry weather

29 May 2020

Farmers are urged not to be complacent

Six biostimulants receive organic accreditation

29 May 2020

Soil Association verifies six products for growers

Land in conversion to organic falls for first time since 2014

29 May 2020

UK had a total area of 485k ha last year

'Real nuisance': Farmer rages over amount of visitors on land

29 May 2020

People left litter and started campfires

Farm pranks uploaded on TikTok 'grossly irresponsible'

29 May 2020

Irish safety watchdog describes them as 'shcoking'

Farmers reminded to submit 2020 BPS claims on time

28 May 2020

Annual claim deadline is fast approaching

Crop insurance protects farmers against weather volatility

28 May 2020

Farmers told to protect crop yields

Farmers told to be vigilant of scams amid Covid-19 crisis

28 May 2020

It follows reports of suspicious websites

UK watercress harvest underway as planned despite Covid-19

28 May 2020

Grower anticipates 600 tonnes of the crop

Welsh farmer appointed First Milk's new director

28 May 2020

Mike Smith succeeds Jim Baird as director

NFU backs calls to grant farmers access to gene-editing tech

28 May 2020

MPs want to ditch 'damaging' EU rules

Police warn public after ewe chokes to death on fruit

28 May 2020

Visitors reminded not to feed livestock

Sheep farmers asked to share experiences of predator attacks

28 May 2020

New survey launched after increase in cases

Obscure wasp species could help farmers protect OSR

28 May 2020

The species offer chemical-free pest control

US farmers use 'five times' as many antibiotics than UK

28 May 2020

US cattle receive 8 to 9 times more antibiotics

Coronavirus: UK food exports decline by over £700m

27 May 2020

Huge fall in food and drink exports

Coronavirus: RSPCA Assured to return to on-farm assessments

27 May 2020

Government's Covid-19 restrictions set to ease

Quarterly testing helps Welsh dairy farmer control Johne's

27 May 2020

Regular tests keeps disease under control

Atlas of cattle genes sheds light on key traits

27 May 2020

Scientists create detailed library of cattle genes

Sainsbury's looks to foreign eggs as demand surges

27 May 2020

Farmer anger as retailer may buy foreign eggs

Scotland’s pork industry 'robust' despite Covid-19 crisis

27 May 2020

Other markets like US and Ireland have slowed

Scottish farmers thank public for buying local during crisis

27 May 2020

Scotland's farmers send message of gratitude

Number of GB dairy farmers falls over 5%, figures show

27 May 2020

Despite this milk volumes still remain high

Criminals steal 120 sheep from farm in Cornwall

27 May 2020

Another rustling incident hits the county