Sunday, April 18, 2021

Crops

Willow leaves ‘reduce emissions from sheep’

Feeding willow leaves to sheep could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, suggests research... 


Multi-cut silage helps dairy farms weather the effects of drought

Multi-cut silage could put dairy farms in a stronger position to withstand the effects... 


Protect ration performance as temperatures rise

Beef and dairy producers are being advised to protect the performance of total mixed... 


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Machinery

New 9R Series tractors are ‘stronger and smarter’

John Deere’s new 9R Series tractor range features machines that are stronger,... 


Two new rigid drills added to Claydon range

Claydon has added two new rigid 4m Hybrid models to its range of mounted drills... 


Tyre makers ramp up offers to woo farmers

Major tyre manufacturers are launching new offers to farmers to secure a wider share... 


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News & Business

New fund to support innovation and adoption of agri-technology

A government pledge to encourage the adoption of new farming technology by growers and livestock producers has been welcomed by industry leaders [Read more of this review]  Read More →


We will crush your vehicles, police tell hare-coursers

Police have launched a new drive against hare coursers – warning anyone involved in the illegal blood-sport that their vehicles could be seized and crushed. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Norfolk farm shop expands as demand soars for local food

A Norfolk farmer has invested £250,000 in his farm shop – expanding the business which started in a shed to meet soaring demand for local food during the coronavirus pandemic. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Defra unveils details of farm incentive scheme

Farmers are being invited to submit expressions of interest in a new Defra scheme to reward producers who undertake sustainable agricultural practices. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Advice helps farmers get most from green schemes

Farmers should consider tapping into new and existing agri-environmental schemes to help plug lost revenue as direct payments are withdrawn, say advisers. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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