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‘We cannot tell ourselves this is not my business, it is not my problem’

‘We cannot tell ourselves this is not my business, it is not my problem’

“We can help our neighbours, show them that they are not alone, that there is hope for a better tomorrow.”...

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Tractor or jeep cab heating up? Here’s a useful tip

Tractor or jeep cab heating up? Here’s a useful tip

With heatwave conditions set to continue this week, experts at UK-based Select Car Leasing, have the ultimate driving hack -...

16:30pm

Lemken makes mechanical weed control possible in ridge crops

Lemken makes mechanical weed control possible in ridge crops

Growers of field-scale vegetables are increasingly facing the problem of keeping ridge crops weed-free while using less chemicals. Lemken has...

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Strutt and Parker to complete carbon audits on farms in Cairngorms

Strutt and Parker to complete carbon audits on farms in Cairngorms

Strutt and Parker is helping the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) to deliver on a plan to address the climate...

12:27pm

UN: July 2022 was among warmest on record

UN: July 2022 was among warmest on record

This year saw one of the three warmest Julys on record, according to the United Nations (UN) weather agency. The...

11:25am

CAFRE farm walk in Enniskillen to focus on EFS

CAFRE farm walk in Enniskillen to focus on EFS

Northern Ireland’s College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is set to host a farm walk at its Enniskillen...

10:35am

Sheepdog trials to return in person and on livestream

Sheepdog trials to return in person and on livestream

The International Sheep Dog Society’s (ISDS's) major trials are set to make a full return this month, with visitors invited...

9:41am

GDT hosts first single-product auction

GDT hosts first single-product auction

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) has hosted its first single-product auction as part of a pilot project to increase the frequency...

9:04am

Report: Key role of fast-growing conifers in carbon sequestration

Report: Key role of fast-growing conifers in carbon sequestration

An official UK report has highlighted the potential of plantations of fast-growing conifers to sequester extremely high levels of carbon...

August 9, 2022

Monocultures of conifers can be more resilient to spring drought – study

Monocultures of conifers can be more resilient to spring drought – study

Monocultures of some of the UK’s most economically important conifers may be more resilient to spring drought than mixed-species forests,...

August 9, 2022

Flock management – output per labour unit

Flock management – output per labour unit

In terms of flock management, Glasgow Veterinary School academic, George King believes that output per labour unit will be the...

August 9, 2022

First Ukraine grain shipment refused by buyer in Lebanon

First Ukraine grain shipment refused by buyer in Lebanon

The shipper of over 26,000t of corn from Ukraine is looking for a new consignee, as the final buyer in...

August 9, 2022

Revenge-seeking trio who hid gun among bales jailed

Revenge-seeking trio who hid gun among bales jailed

Three men who hid the gun they used in a revenge shooting among bales on their family farm in Leeds...

August 9, 2022

Prisoners to learn farming skills in vegetable growing scheme

Prisoners to learn farming skills in vegetable growing scheme

A trial scheme being run by a prison in Worcestershire, will see prisoners trained in growing vegetables and learning skills...

August 9, 2022

Rural Affairs minister to visit Anglesey Show today

Rural Affairs minister to visit Anglesey Show today

One of Wales’ premier agricultural shows, the Anglesey Show, returns this week (August 9-10) which is good news for the...

August 9, 2022

Sheep Ireland – sustainable genetic gain

Sheep Ireland – sustainable genetic gain

The myriad sources of data now available to Sheep Ireland is allowing the organisation to achieve the role it was...

August 8, 2022

£3.3m of funding awarded for planting Miscanthus

£3.3m of funding awarded for planting Miscanthus

A project to facilitate more planting of the bioenergy crop miscanthus has been awarded over £3.3 million in funding through...

August 8, 2022

Met Office forecasts heatwave for parts of the UK

Met Office forecasts heatwave for parts of the UK

The Met Office has said that a heatwave is on the way for much of the UK, particularly England and...

August 8, 2022