GROWERS are being advised to choose wisely when selecting varieties following more reports of pod abortion in oilseed rape.
FARMERS who haven’t yet done should think now about how they will achieve good grain store hygiene ahead of harvest, say experts.
FARM minister Jim Paice threw his support behind this month’s Open Farm Sunday celebrations.
A fast-developing winter wheat variety appears to have shaken off the worst effects of the East Anglian drought.
LINCOLNSHIRE Agricultural Society is to sell off 70 acres of farmland to fund a major investment at its Grange de Lings country showground.
LACK of rainfall is having an increasing impact on crops across the region, with growers battling to maximise yields.
ANGLIA Woodfuels, the eastern region cooperative that promotes woodchip boilers for heating and hot water, anticipates further growth.
A MAJOR new campaign to improve safety on eastern region farms has won the backing of industry leaders.
THE Farm Crisis Network is expanding its activities in the eastern counties to meet an increasing demand for help from people involved in agriculture.
A SUFFOLK abattoir described as crucial to the region’s livestock sector could face closure under plans that will more double meat inspection costs.