Farm products news around the UK

31 March 2020



Coronavirus: Muller seeks 300 workers as dairy demand soars

27 March 2020

UK witnessing strong demand in fresh milk

Research started toward novel vaccine for louping ill control

26 March 2020

Louping ill is an often fatal tick-borne virus

'Panic buyers welcome': Jeremy Clarkson says farm shop still open

24 March 2020

Clarkson welcomes Covid-19 panic buyers

UK farmers see shortage of lactating cow tubes

20 March 2020

International manufacturing and supply issues

New CHeCS-approved cattle health scheme promises earlier results

18 March 2020

It offers earlier detection of Johne’s disease

Hill farmers to trial virtual fencing to save time and labour

16 March 2020

Fencing to go virtual in trials on Scottish hill units

Coronavirus: Farmers warned to avoid stockpiling animal medicines

14 March 2020

Regulator says it is 'illegal and counterproductive'

Bespoke autonomous guided vehicles designed for horticulture

12 March 2020

New vehicle being developed to transform horticulture

New rapid detection test launched to tackle septoria

11 March 2020

It has potential to 'transform' cereal crops

Farming to retain red diesel tax relief, Chancellor confirms

11 March 2020

Agriculture to keep red diesel exemption

NFU warns against move to abolish red diesel's tax breaks

5 March 2020

Chancellor is looking to increase taxes on fuel

Polaris expands 2020 model year lineup with new youth model

5 March 2020

Introducing the all-new Outlaw 70 EFI

Farmer's son invents innovative dial-reading tool

4 March 2020

Device could save farmers time and money

Welsh Water relaunches pesticide disposal scheme

2 March 2020

Water firm opens registration window for farmers

ALS-inhibiting herbicide resistance in bromes identified in UK

28 February 2020

Researchers have isolated six UK brome populations

New co-formulated fungicide for late blight launched

25 February 2020

Late blight potato fungicide launched

Study reveals 74% of dairy farmers store expired medicines

20 February 2020

In one instance as much as 16 years out of date

Farmer produces carbon and plastic neutral oil in world first

20 February 2020

Northamptonshire farm's rapeseed oil is global first

Spring cereals switch demands herbicide strategy rethink

19 February 2020

Effective weed control 'should not be overlooked'

New tech could convert wastewater into 'super fertiliser'

19 February 2020

Govt backs 'world first' technology with £1m boost

NFU president opens new £2m agri-tech centre

18 February 2020

The new building showcases smart tech

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

17 February 2020

Bayer's herbicide blamed for destroying crop

EU making 'limited and weak' progress on pesticide use

6 February 2020

Auditors release new report on EU pesticide use

Bespoke ATV helmets raise farm safety awareness

4 February 2020

The four helmets are to be auctioned

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

Farming Simulator 19 now free - but only for a limited time

31 January 2020

Popular PC game available to download for free

New technology reduces stress on chicks during vaccination

29 January 2020

The new tech also improves biosecurity

Farm business expands with £10m investment to meet demand

27 January 2020

NI veg firm to increase production capacity

NATURA aviary - world’s most successful egg production system

16 January 2020

The high-welfare system is very popular