Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Crops

Never a dull moment in world of irrigation

Growers have some respite to a challenging season thanks to a new website, says... 


Quality bread-making wheat promises guaranteed market

Farmers have the opportunity to grow a top quality bread-making wheat with a guaranteed... 


Vigilance needed in battle against blackgrass

Growers are advised to keep a close eye on blackgrass and other grass weeds that... 


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Machinery

Vertical strip seeder helps heavy soil establishment

A vertical strip seeding system developed by Claydon Drills is proving to be a good... 


Smart safety app protects farmers and lone workers

Tech company Safepoint has teamed up with the AF Group cooperative to help protect... 


Coronavirus thwarts Midlands Machinery Show

Organisers of the Midlands Machinery Show are continuing to support the sector through... 


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News & Business

‘Barn4’ incubator launched for agritech start-ups

Start-up agritech businesses will have access to new work and research facilities following the launch of Barn4 – a purpose-built facility on the outskirts of Cambridge. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Bigger role for trees in boosting farm incomes

Rising timber prices and environmental benefits mean planting woodland could provide farmers with an opportunity to boost their income, says a report. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Defra plans strict targets for cleaner water and rivers

Water pollution from agriculture will be targeted by government legislation to protect the environment. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Farmers urged to ‘dip a toe’ in Open Farm Sunday event

Food and biodiversity will be at the heart of a two-day online event hosted this month by LEAF Open Farm Sunday. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Government urged to Back British Farming

MPs are being urged to Back British Farming as the government seeks a vital trade deal with the European Union. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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