Farm products news around the UK

27 May 2020



Video: Robotic dog helps farmers herd sheep in New Zealand

22 May 2020

'Spot' the robodog helps Kiwi sheep herders

Farmers warned of surge in tractor GPS thefts

20 May 2020

Farmers told to ramp up security

Coronavirus: 950 JCB jobs at risk as machinery demand falls

19 May 2020

There has been a 50% drop in global demand

Powdery mildew prediction tool boosts UK strawberry growers

18 May 2020

System calculates when to use fungicides

Survey to assess Covid-19 disruption to farmers' PPE

14 May 2020

Farmers are being asked to participate

Coronavirus: New Holland's Essex plant resumes production

6 May 2020

Hundreds of workers return to production site

Latest spraying tech to be shown at online Cereals event

6 May 2020

Spraying tech is advancing at a speedy rate

Farmers encouraged to apply for water capital grants

5 May 2020

The grants are a 'win-win situation' for farmers

New British-made camera detects crop disease quickly

30 April 2020

New crop camera could boost global farming

Coronavirus: Farmers urged to introduce masks for workers

29 April 2020

Mask advice issued for farm businesses

Adapt potato herbicide strategies to suit dry conditions, growers told

27 April 2020

Farmers urged to manage weed control programmes

Coronavirus: Farmers urged to donate PPE to NHS

22 April 2020

Farmers asked to donate fluid resistant gowns

Millions of people now buying food from farms, survey finds

22 April 2020

Public turn to farms as a result of Covid-19

Coronavirus: Database helps small-scale farmers deliver to public

21 April 2020

New database provides small producers a lifeline

Farm security: Preventing unwanted access at former dairy

16 April 2020

The customer had good reason to consider site security

'Fitbits for cows' to help detect disease in livestock

10 April 2020

Wearable health sensors will help detect disease

JCB joins national effort to manufacture ventilators

31 March 2020

JCB is poised to re-start production

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