Friday, May 6, 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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News & Business

DavidRichardsonWhiterails Autobiography tells it ‘as it is’

Veteran Norfolk farmer and journalist David Richardson has launched his autobiography – encompassing almost 80 years of agriculture across the region and beyond. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

RoudhamTrainCrash Rail crash tractor driver was given permission to cross track

A tractor driver who was seriously injured after a train ran into him at 84mph on a level crossing was given permission to cross the line, it has emerged. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

Show season highlights best of farming

A bumper season of agricultural shows hots up this month – highlighting the best of East Anglia’s food and farming industries to an eager public. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

LordDeben2016 War of words over future of farming in or out of Europe

Industry leaders and politicians are stepping up their war of words over the likely impact on agriculture if the UK leaves the European Union. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

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]

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