Crops news around the UK

14 December 2019



Farmers urged to check BPS payments are correct

13 December 2019

BPS 2019 payments starting to enter accounts

Importance of ‘high nature value’ farmlands highlighted

13 December 2019

Scientists highlight importance of 'HNV' farmlands

NFU urges new govt to 'back British farming like never before'

13 December 2019

New government urged to back British farming

New research to bolster Welsh farming sustainability

13 December 2019

Applications for scholarships now open

Deadline looms for Scottish water abstraction returns

13 December 2019

31 December deadline fast approaching

Farm worker earnings continue upward trend

13 December 2019

Agricultural labour costs continue to rise

Farmer and builder fined £10k after breaching safety rules

13 December 2019

The pair breached health and safety regulations

UK farmers hit back at 'peak meat by 2030' open letter

13 December 2019

Scientists say world must soon reach 'peak meat'

Conservatives secure overall majority in general election

13 December 2019

What does this mean for farmers?

Shadow Defra secretary Sue Hayman loses seat

13 December 2019

She was in the role for two years

Farmers reminded to apply for suckler beef support scheme

12 December 2019

The scheme supports Scotland's beef producers

Range of projects to inform decision-making on Welsh farms

12 December 2019

The projects will be rolled out on 18 farms

DAERA launches 12 new agri postgraduate studentships

12 December 2019

NI department will fund innovative research

Farmers receive training to diversify into care farm sector

12 December 2019

Care farming helps society's most vulnerable

Multi-species grass mixes can increase yield stability, study says

12 December 2019

Yield stability even under drought conditions

Global milk production forecast to grow next year

12 December 2019

Milk supplies to continue growing into 2020

'Fine tuning' wheat genome could boost UK harvest

12 December 2019

Wheat has untapped genetic potential

UK tractor registrations take 'decisive downward turn'

12 December 2019

Registrations for November plummet

Farm thief sentenced to prison for over three years

12 December 2019

He stole expensive farm equipment

'Men-only' farm event allows women for first time

12 December 2019

First time in one hundred years

Naked oats growers wanted in East Midlands

11 December 2019

Farmers encouraged to consider growing naked oats

Survey launched to understand attitude to farm safety

11 December 2019

New survey explores attitudes to safety

Processors failing dairy farmers, says UFU

11 December 2019

NI has second lowest milk price in EU

Pig producers applaud Asda for sourcing more British pork

11 December 2019

Asda has boosted its British pork products

Farm businesses wanted for food waste project

11 December 2019

Pilot study wants to save 1.8m tons of food

Calls for tougher sentences to battle wildlife crime

11 December 2019

'Bigger fines and longer prison sentences'

Nutrition 'vital' in light of soil conditions

11 December 2019

Growers urged to prioritise cereal crop nutrition

Boost in UK food and drink exports to non-EU countries

11 December 2019

Significant increase in trade with China

Farmer who drove to pub in tractor ordered to pay over £1,000

11 December 2019

Found guilty of using tractor for social purposes

Bird flu confirmed on Suffolk poultry farm

11 December 2019

27,000 chickens to be culled