Website helps with biogas maize selection
With large areas of maize now being grown as a biogas feedstock KWS has developed a live ‘free to access’ service for growers to assess crop performance.
New offices herald new era for AtlasFram
Central Suffolk MP Dan Poulter cut the ribbon as he opened new offices for the AtlasFram Group in Framlingham last month.
NIAB appoints certification manager
Hamish Mulcock has joined NIAB as technical manager for certification within the organisation's agricultural crop characterisation team.
Prospects for further growth in eastern farmland values remain positive but land type is critical
We started the new year with the widest gulf I can recall between what buyers are prepared to pay for the most and least sought-after land. Here in the East fierce competition has led to arable values as high as £14,000 an acre, whilst, at the other end of the popularity scale, land has traded for half that.
Spring malting barley helps push yields to new high
A new spring malting barley variety has helped a Norfolk farm push yields to an all-time high for the crop.
2013 was freak year for fungicide response
Low disease pressure last year means many farmers would have been better off without using fungicides. But it would be folly to base future crop protection strategies on such a scenario, conference delegates were told.
Don’t let pregnant ewes run low on energy
Sheep farmers are being urged to supplement ewes to avoid the risk of low quality forages leading to problems with energy deficiency.
Pig producer wins national innovation award
A national farming innovation award has been won by Midland Pig Producers in recognition of its commitment to modernisation.
Robust concrete floor reduces air loss
A new pre-cast concrete drying floor system was launched by Timmins Engineering and Construction at last month's LAMMA Show.
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Camgrain helps maximise potential from premiums
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