Saturday, November 28, 2020

Crops

Wildflowers could help control aphid-borne viruses in potatoes

Sowing wildflowers into potato crops could reduce aphid-carried viruses and offer... 


McCain unveils £25m package to strengthen supply chain

A £25m investment by McCain in the British potato industry has been welcomed by... 


Growers hold nerve amid another wet autumn

Timing is everything for crops in the ground – and those yet to be drilled, says... 


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Machinery

New dribble bars from Tramspread

Tramspread has launched a new Suffolk range of dribble bars – ranging in width... 


Ktwo improves spreaders to increase volume and outputs

British farm machinery Ktwo has launched its Mk5 range of Bio and Evo muck spreaders... 


New Claas UK headquarters officially opened at Saxham

A state-of-the-art headquarters has been officially opened for Claas UK and their... 


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News & Business

Take action to thwart new wave of cybercrime, farmers urged

Farmers are being urged to protect their businesses against cybercrime – with more growers and livestock producers using online tools to improve productivity. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Weighbridge software customised to farmers’ needs

Farmers and weighbridge operators can configure operation, data collection and reporting information exactly as required thanks to the latest software from Griffith Elder. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


AgriTech challenge launches with £5000 cash prize

A new competition has launched for innovators working to address the issue of soil health and productivity across the agricultural sector. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Take action to reduce risk of farm fires, says rural insurer

Growers and livestock producers are being urged to take action to reduce the risk of farm fires – which have reached a five-year high. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Red Tractor chair quits amid food standards controversy

The Red Tractor farm assurance scheme is set to appoint a new chairman after Lucy Neville-Rolfe said she would not serve a second term in office. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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