Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Farm leaders back blueprint for growth

July 9, 2010 by  
Filed under News & Business

FARMERS and land owners are backing a business-led campaign that calls on the coalition government to support industry in the east of England.

Minister backs charity tractor raffle

July 8, 2010 by  
Filed under News & Business

FARM minister and Cambridgeshire farmer Jim Paice lent his support to a raffle for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Fund (RABI).

“Surprising’ boost for farmland birds

July 7, 2010 by  
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A PIONEERING farmland bird project celebrating its 10th anniversary has been a bigger success than expected.

Sea eagle project falls victim to budget cuts

July 6, 2010 by  
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BUDGET cuts mean the plug has been pulled on a controversial conservation project to reintroduce sea eagles to East Anglia.

Spray promises ‘significant lift’ in wheat yields

July 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Crops

A NEW winter wheat fungicide is set to provide growers with a significant lift in yield potential, claims its manufacturer.

Blight needs attention, potato growers told

July 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Crops

POTATO growers planning blight control programmes are being urged to pay special attention to resistance management.

Rape under threat again as virus returns

July 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Crops

INITIAL results from a survey of oilseed crops indicate autumn drillings are again at high risk of turnip yellows virus.

Region’s farmers support green campaign

July 1, 2010 by  
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EASTERN region farmers are among those most likely to renew environmental stewardship agreements, reveals a study.

Farming has ‘vital’ role in the Broads

July 1, 2010 by  
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THE crucial role played by agriculture within the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads is highlighted in a major new NFU report.

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