Cambridgeshire Charolais exhibitors Darren and Donna Knox secured the supreme male championship before going on to win the overall reserve supreme title with their 14 month old bull Culford Hector at last month’s inaugural National Charolais Show.
Growers looking to manage the risks of nematode related damage in their root crops are being encouraged to try an alternative to nematicides by growing a cover crop.
Two spring malting barley’s from Limagrain UK have received additional approvals from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling.
Farmers planning to sow cereal seed left over from last autumn’s rain-hit campaign are advised to test for germination levels to ensure they use the right amount.
Rural consultants Bidwells and the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association have launched a new initiative to underpin the future of the region’s agricultural sector.
Straw marketing business AF Biomass has transported forage from East Anglia to farmers suffering from feed shortages in north Wales.
New recommended sugar beet variety Frazze from Maribo Seed, has received an enthusiastic response from farmers growing the variety prior to its official release for 2014.
Choosing an effective seed treatment for this autumn should be simple, say experts – look back at what performed well in difficult conditions last season by protecting critical fungicide timings.
Potato Council board members are meeting other growers to share views on how the levy is spent, what benefits are derived and whether plans are fit for the future.
Farmer-owned grain marketing business Openfield is rebranding its lorries to highlight the work of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution.