Friday, August 14, 2020

Crops

Soil will be cornerstone of new environmental scheme

Protecting and enhancing soil health will be at the heart of a new flagship environmental... 


‘Perfect mix’ results in competition win

A mix of cultural and chemical control methods to combat blackgrass helped Leicestershire... 


How green manure crop can restore uncropped headlands

Sowing green manure seed mix on uncropped arable headlands could help restore soil... 


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Machinery

New JCB Loadall 532-60 telescopic handler for livestock farms

An all-new addition to the JCB Loadall telescopic handler range brings more advanced... 


World’s first maize header comfort guard launched by Krone

Krone has launched a maize header with the world’s first integral front guard,... 


Wider option for Woods grass and stubble mower

Woods Equipment has added a new 20ft (6.3m) batwing rotary mower to its range, specifically... 


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News & Business

Half of UK farmers plan diversification schemes

Almost half of all farmers plan to diversify their businesses to help maintain their incomes as direct payments are phased out over the next seven years. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Specialist agricultural bank to back British farming

Savings for farmers are among the promises made by a new specialist agricultural bank which is due to launch later this year. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Smart contracts will help farmers meet Net Zero target

Agri-tech start-up Breedr is developing an online trading platform for farmers to improve productivity while cutting waste and emissions. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Robots go to work mapping weeds on farm this autumn

Weed-mapping robots which promise to improve farm productivity by reducing pesticide applications will go into commercial production later this year. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


AgriTech Park ‘will make UK world leader in agriculture’

A proposed AgriTech Park on the edge of Cambridge could help secure a bright future for the sector – and cement UK agriculture’s place as a world leader, say developers. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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