NFU poultry board member Charles Bourns has been elected chairman of the European Commission’s influential poultry advisory group.
Growers can avoid further delays to winter wheat drilling by adopting a glyphosate and Liberator (flufenacet and diflufenican) tank-mix at pre-emergence, recommends an agronomist.
The Rural Payments Agency has announced the values of entitlements for the three English regions under the 2012 Single Payment Scheme.
Wind farms in the countryside must generate more benefits for local communities – not just landowners and energy operators, the government has warned.
With the battering many soils have taken this year, seedbed management will take centre stage at a special event for growers and agronomists.
Organisers of Ely’s harvest festival weekend were under starter’s orders for a new event – a relay race with a difference on Saturday 13 October.
A difficult harvest makes it important to maximise returns from stored grain, writes Jeremy Cole
One of the region’s first major solar power generation plants has been built at near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
Late harvest and recent heavy rainfall combined with high levels of blackgrass dormancy have reduced the effectiveness of stale seedbeds this autumn.
Support for small scale renewable projects will remain available under the government’s Renewables Obligation (RO), it has been confirmed.