Wednesday, February 10, 2016


MarisOtterMalt Winning growers drink beer from own barley

Barley merchant Robin Appel has launched a competition to find the best Maris Otter... 

JeremyCole Living with unpredictable wheat prices

Are wheat prices really becoming more volatile? Jeremy Cole gets to the heart of... 

RichardOverthrow2013A Make sowing spring crops a priority

Last month’s cold and dry spell tempted many growers to start the spring drilling... 

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Ropa-Panther Two-axle Panther harvester boasts better traction

ROPA’s Panther beet harvester is on general sale in the UK having completed... 

GaspardoPrecisionDrill No front fertiliser tank needed with 8-row maize drill

A new Gaspardo precision drill allows bulk fertiliser, microgranule fertiliser and... 

GrimmeAirsep Innovations help potato growers achieve cleaner crops

Innovations aimed at potato growers will be showcased by Grimme at this month’s... 

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Lower fuel prices drive down farm input costs

Farm input costs have fallen by almost 1% over the past six months – driven down by lower fuel prices which have masked slight increases in other agricultural expenses. Overall farm input costs in the six months to February 2015 fell by 0.82%, according to the Anglia Farmers AgInflation index. Fuel costs fell by 19% – more than enough to offset... [Read more of this review]

MPs back call for better rural broadband

Calls for East Anglia’s “hardest-to-reach’ rural areas to be prioritised when it comes to better broadband have been backed by an influential committee of MPs. Poor and non-existent broadband is harming the rural economy, said a report by the environment, food and rural affairs (EFRA) select committee. Connections are outdated and fail to meet... [Read more of this review]

Back British farmers, next government urged

Industry leaders have called on the next government to back British farmers – warning politicians that the country’s self-sufficiency in food is set to reach new lows. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

WillGemmill Time to take action to ensure CAP fits your farm

Farmers should take action before harvest to ensure the new CAP fits their business strategy, says Will Gemmill [Read more of this review]  Read More →

CAPmeetingNewmarket New CAP ‘will change face of farming’

CAP reform rules due to come into force next year will change the way businesses operate across East Anglia, farmers were told. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

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