Arable

Hundreds expected to attend World Potato Congress

Hundreds expected to attend World Potato Congress

It is anticipated that up to 800 delegates from around the world will attend the 2022 World Potato Congress (WPC),...

April 15, 2022

Farmland values reach six-year high – Strutt & Parker

Farmland values reach six-year high – Strutt & Parker

Agricultural land values in England have reached their highest level since 2016, according to analysis by Strutt & Parker on...

April 13, 2022

Winter barley – it’s time to get moving on plant nutrition

Winter barley – it’s time to get moving on plant nutrition

April is the month when winter barley crops develop the fastest and the demand for plant nutrition is at its...

April 11, 2022

Bayer to invest millions in sustainable agriculture by 2024

Bayer to invest millions in sustainable agriculture by 2024

Pharmaceutical company Bayer has announced it will invest €1.3 billion in its impact investment unit over the next three years,...

April 4, 2022

Sugar beet breeders ‘continue to lead the way’ – BSPB

Sugar beet breeders ‘continue to lead the way’ – BSPB

Sugar beet breeders continue to lead the way in rapidly developing new and improved varieties, according to the British Society...

April 4, 2022

Regulatory changes to use of urea fertiliser to be delayed

Regulatory changes to use of urea fertiliser to be delayed

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, George Eustice, has announced that changes to the use of urea fertiliser...

March 30, 2022

Tomtech to help new and existing growers to get the best from their crops

Tomtech to help new and existing growers to get the best from their crops

Greenhouse control system experts, Tomtech are helping new and existing growers get the very best from their crops as the...

March 28, 2022

Fertiliser: International prices reach highest ever levels

Fertiliser: International prices reach highest ever levels

International prices for fertiliser have reached their highest levels ever, according to a key business and market intelligence company. CRU...

March 24, 2022

Implementing the cultural control of blackgrass

Implementing the cultural control of blackgrass

Tillage farmers in the UK have been left with cultural control as being the primary means of tackling blackgrass infestations...

March 23, 2022

LEAF urges farmers to demonstrate the importance of soil health to the public

LEAF urges farmers to demonstrate the importance of soil health to the public

Organisers of LEAF Open Farm Sunday (Linking Environment And Farming) are encouraging farmers to plant their cotton ‘pants’ now to...

March 22, 2022

GWCT develops new Wildlife Plot seed mix

GWCT develops new Wildlife Plot seed mix

A new wildlife plot cover crop seed mix, which promises to be one of the best yet for biodiversity, has...

March 17, 2022

New sclerotinia risk alerts tool delivers over 90%

New sclerotinia risk alerts tool delivers over 90%

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has developed a sclerotinia risk alerts tool for oilseed rape crops, that has...

March 16, 2022

Nutritional requirements of maize crops

Nutritional requirements of maize crops

April is fast approaching, and with it the maize-sowing season, making now onwards a good time to create a planting...

March 15, 2022

Bayer suspends all ‘non-essential business’ in Russia and Belarus

Bayer suspends all ‘non-essential business’ in Russia and Belarus

Global life sciences company Bayer has suspended all “non-essential” business in Russia and Belarus as a result of the Russian...

March 15, 2022

New book provides one stop shop for Conservation Agriculture

New book provides one stop shop for Conservation Agriculture

Farmers around the world are rapidly adopting Conservation Agriculture (CA) practices, and a new book has collated extensive scientific research,...

March 13, 2022

AHDB horticulture and potato levies to end in April

AHDB horticulture and potato levies to end in April

The UK government and the devolved government’s of Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland have agreed to end the statutory levy...

March 9, 2022

Ukraine government bans exports of grains

Ukraine government bans exports of grains

Ukraine has decided to ban the export of several types of grain and other foodstuffs as the Russian invasion intensifies....

March 9, 2022

Five ideas to help boost silage quality in 2022

Five ideas to help boost silage quality in 2022

Gains from improved milk prices could be eroded by high costs of nitrogen (N) fertiliser unless dairy farmers focus on...

February 6, 2022