Farm leaders have welcomed the appointment of a supermarket ombudsman to oversee the relationship between Britain’s big retailers and their suppliers.
Blackgrass seed samples taken from fields not treated with an ALS inhibitor harbour significantly less resistance than previous resistance maps have shown, a recent survey reveals.
Two key partners have renewed their agreement with the Cereals event in a move organisers believe will cement the show as the UK’s leading technical event for the arable sector.
The deadline for the 2012 British Sheep Breed Survey has been extended until 28 February to give sheep producers more time to make sure their flock is counted.
Seed breeder Elsoms is importing the high yielding, short strawed spring oat variety Flocke for growers keen to grow spring crops after the wet autumn.
The future of the agriculture and food sector will be discussed by industry leaders and farmers at a conference held at Trinity Park in Ipswich on Tuesday, 5 February.
The volatility of the grain and currency markets and how these affect farm businesses will be the subject of talks held by the CLA in Norfolk on 4 February.
Award-winning farm manager Simon Eddell is one of Velcourt’s youngest farm managers. Judith Tooth finds out what makes him tick.
Nick Bird, director and co-owner of control and monitoring specialists Farmex Ltd, died suddenly from a heart condition on 13 January. He was 60.
A ban on neonicotinoid pesticides could result in yield losses of 20% – rendering winter wheat production unprofitable in the UK, says a report.