Farm products news around the UK

21 January 2021

Revolutionary new system could transform grain drying

21 January 2021

US start-up develops grain drying system

£100m donation to help develop novel livestock antibiotics

21 January 2021

Aims to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance

Novel tool helps reduce fertiliser damage to environment

18 January 2021

It helps farmers find safest way to use fertiliser

New Holland's BigBaler wins Good Design Award

14 January 2021

Awarded for 'efficient and productive' design

Farmers have until 18 Jan to accept Small Grants fund offer

12 January 2021

More than 3,800 farmers are set to benefit

First Prinzen PR100 packer installed in the UK

11 January 2021

Demand for egg tech advancing at a rapid rate

Electric telehandlers offer glimpse of battery powered farm tech

11 January 2021

Govt policy is pushing toward battery power

Defra approves emergency authorisation of neonicotinoid

9 January 2021

Virus yellows 'poses danger' to sugar beet crop

Welsh farmers told to secure ATVs after recent thefts

8 January 2021

Farms have been targeted in recent week

AHDB applies for emergency approval of Vydate after ban

7 January 2021

Nematode treatment no longer permitted in UK

Pesticide Vydate will not be re-authorised, Defra confirms

6 January 2021

NFU says the decision is 'unacceptable'

Automation in the egg industry: Where's it going next?

6 January 2021

Mechanical robotics has taken off within the sector

UK firm wins fund to develop vertical farm sensor tech

6 January 2021

Sensors will enable farms to control environment

NASA to help 'transform' future of global agriculture

4 January 2021

Space-based tech to 'bolster' farmers

Thieves steal thousands of pounds worth of farm vehicles

4 January 2021

Police are appealing for any witnesses

Augmented reality headset displays cow health data

23 December 2020

System can also recognise cow by skin patterns

'Smart labelling' to provide consumers with direct line with farmers

23 December 2020

The labels could revolutionise food communication

Real-time grain sensors to help farmers sort quality more easily

22 December 2020

Farmers may soon benefit from new harvesting innovation

'Excessive levels' of metaldehyde detected in eastern England

21 December 2020

Farmers reminded of metaldehyde best practice

No boundaries: Livestock farming without fencing

21 December 2020

Norway is home to the world's first virtual fencing

Cheffins sells £48m worth of farm machinery in 2020

18 December 2020

Impressive figures despite pandemic and Brexit

Spaldings expands SPL Ultra range of wearing parts

17 December 2020

SPL Ultra range of replacement points, wings and shins

Advanced dairy parlour installed at Hartpury's on-campus farm

16 December 2020

The new parlour aims to boost hygiene and welfare

Tech-focused farm one of first to adopt new AgriWebb app

16 December 2020

Scottish farm takes to new farm management software

New rapid diagnostic test developed for liver fluke

15 December 2020

Results are available within ten minutes

Final round of Small Grants scheme issues £21m to farmers

15 December 2020

3,800 farmers gain grants to invest in new equipment

Online edition of UK Pesticide Guide revamped with new tools

15 December 2020

Industry pesticide guide relaunched with new features

Longer shelf-life for popular calf scour vaccine

14 December 2020

It can be used for up to 28 days after broaching

Code of practice for autonomous crop equipment planned

11 December 2020

Australian code could be adapted for UK use

Emergency authorisation of sprout suppressant DMN secured

10 December 2020

Potato processors given go-ahead to use it