THE first shipment of Oilseed rape harvested from this season’s crop to leave UK shores was exported from Agrilynk Silos, Kings Lynn..
EAST Anglian growers are set to profit from a £1 million investment in expanded and improved farm-saved seed processing facilities.
RECENT trap results suggest aphid numbers are building and could pose a serious risk to autumn sowings – despite the relatively cold winter which meant few were seen in arable crops during early summer.
MORE malting barley must be grown if UK demand for the crop is to be met in 2011 – prompting better prices to growers, according to one of the region’s leading maltsters.
SEED specialists from across the country saw the latest genetic material used by plant breeders during a visit to Nickerson’s wheat centre at Woolpit, Suffolk.
LIME is available to all farmers for summer liming from British Sugar’s factory sites, says the company.
Poor levels of black-grass control in some of this year’s cereal crops mean growers must make a determined effort to identify affected fields this summer.
THE European oilseed rape market is set to remain strong for at least the next two years, according to the latest professional analysts’ outlook from Monsanto.
TWO directors who were instrumental in the creation of the Anglia Farmers buying group have retired from the board.
LANDOWNERS’ leader William Worsley called on the government to address the urgent need for reform of the planning system.