Farm products news around the UK

16 January 2020



Smart ear tags help farmers detect lameness in sheep

16 January 2020

Automated detection of lameness in sheep

New broadleaf weed herbicide available this spring

15 January 2020

Korvetto is now registered for use

Security specialists to provide discounted CCTV services to NFU members

14 January 2020

Three South East rural security firms selected

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

New partnership offers farmers ATV helmet discount

7 January 2020

The NFU offer provides a 25% discount

Welsh dairy farmer pioneers new blood test for bTB

3 January 2020

First farm to gain permission to use the test

New drone technology revolutionises crop walking

3 January 2020

New use drone tech will help farmers

Product defect recall issued for bovine mastitis antibiotic cream

30 December 2019

Veterinary Medicines Directorate issued recall

EU told not to 'punish' farmers as 'vital' substances set to expire

4 December 2019

Any product ban would 'unfairly hit farmers'

Pig producers may soon have access to new vaccine range

29 November 2019

Protection against diarrhoea and lung disease

LAMMA to showcase arable sector's newest kit

26 November 2019

UK's largest machinery show set to impress

Valtra unveils final design of SmartGlass

21 November 2019

Firm introduces revamped head-up display

£22m released for farmers looking to boost productivity

28 October 2019

Thousands of farmers receive grants

Innovative water-saving tool nominated for farm award

16 October 2019

The tool maximises water retention for crops

Bayer ends sales of potato seed treatment Monceren

15 October 2019

It fears 'uncertain regulatory future' for the product

Non-chemical approaches 'needed to stop weeds winning'

15 October 2019

Weeds are now 'tougher and harder' to kill

Machinery and fertiliser see largest rise in costs over last year

10 October 2019

Rise likely due to surging energy prices

Slug pellet 'switch offer' relaunched after ban overturn

4 October 2019

It follows High Court overturning metaldehyde ban

Video: Weed-killing robot drastically reduces herbicide use

3 October 2019

Hawk-eyed robot cuts chemical use by up to 95%

Registration extended for pesticide disposal scheme

2 October 2019

The scheme aims to reduce risk of farm pollution

Continued access to EU preferential trade agreements 'vital'

27 September 2019

Food exporters fear significant drop in exports

Farm tech used in Highlands to help US beef ranchers

26 September 2019

Beefing up cattle production in New Mexico

Defra urges food exporters to get ready for no-deal regulations

24 September 2019

Exporters will be subject to new regulation

Ten agri-tech start-ups to pitch ideas to Tesco panel

23 September 2019

Tesco announces 10 start-up finalists

New technology to advance Scottish cattle traceability

17 September 2019

It will track cattle throughout their life

Free pesticide disposal scheme for farmers across Wales

17 September 2019

Welsh Water is offering the scheme

Trial looks at new TB test as figures show disease at 10-year high

6 September 2019

Bovine TB at 10-year high in Wales

Germany to ban glyphosate from 2023

5 September 2019

Weedkiller to be banned from 2023

Solar water pump keeps cattle away from watercourses

3 September 2019

The pump has supplied groups of 90 cattle