Sunday, October 20, 2019

Crops

High wheat stocks require canny marketing strategy

UK wheat stocks are at their highest level for four years, confirm the latest figures... 


Progress in sugar beet battle against virus yellows

Scientists and seed breeders have made a breakthrough in the quest to develop sugar... 


When timing is (almost) everything for crops

Drill timing has an increasingly important role in combating pests, diseases and... 


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Machinery

McCormick out in force at Tillage-Live

A fleet of McCormick X7 Series and X8 Series tractors – the primary models in... 


New tractor range boasts ‘comfortable power in compact package’

John Deere has developed a new 6M series tractor range, with higher standards of... 


Claydon Drills expands dealer network

Suffolk-based strip seeding specialists Claydon Drills has expanded its UK distribution... 


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News & Business

How to make best use of redundant grain stores

Redundant farm buildings and grain stores could provide a useful additional source of income – with the opportunity to future-proof farm businesses. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Three-point plan to help control farm rodents

Farmers are being urged to follow a three-point rodent control plan this autumn to avoid significant infestations later in the year. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Openfield named as seventh largest UK co-operative

Farmer-owned grain marketing business Openfield has been named as one of the leading co-operatives in the UK. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Top speakers to address East of England conference

Shadow Defra secretary Sue Hayman will address next month’s East of England Farming Conference – which takes place on 14 November at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


Tributes paid to Patrick Joice

Tributes are being paid to Norfolk farmer and mental health fund-raiser Patrick Joice who died last month following a battle with cancer. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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