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Not too late to protect single payments

May 27, 2010 by  
Filed under News & Business

Farmers who have chosen to receive their Single Farm Payment in pounds this year can still protect their support from currency movements.

Seed breeder focuses on robust wheat varieties

May 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Crops

WHEAT improvement programmes should focus on the creation of robust varieties, not just those that deliver high yields, says a Cambridge seed breeder.

Residential Suffolk farms come to market

May 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Property

TWO Suffolk residential farms, both enjoying stunning locations, have been launched on to the market by Brown & Co.

Midge monitoring advised as crops approach ear emergence

May 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Crops

GROWERS are urged to use pheromone traps to provide advanced warning of orange wheat blossom midge risk as wheat crops approach ear emergence

Record livestock entries for Royal Norfolk Show

May 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Livestock

THE Royal Norfolk Show has seen record cattle entries this year and will put up extra marquees to accommodate the additional numbers.

Standen unveils web-only separator de-stoner

May 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Machinery

Cambridgeshire-based Standen Pearson has unveiled details of a new soil separator de-stoner for potato and vegetable crops.

Jim Paice is appointed agriculture minister

May 13, 2010 by  
Filed under News & Business

LOCAL MP Jim Paice has been appointed DEFRA minister of state for agriculture.

Fenland farmers to supply bio-ethanol plant

May 12, 2010 by  
Filed under News & Business

WHEAT grown by East Anglian farmers will be processed into bio-ethanol following a five-year deal between Fengrain and Glencore Grain.

Major grain store planned for Snetterton

May 11, 2010 by  
Filed under News & Business

A GROUP of East Anglian farmers has unveiled plans for an 85,000-tonne grain store and processing centre at Snetterton, Norfolk.

Late sown maize ‘could help grass shortfall’

May 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Livestock

POOR grass means dairy farmers should consider taking their first cut of silage and then cultivating the land for a June-sown maize crop.

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