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Let us spray

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

Controversial as ever, Fen Tiger wonders whether it is worth employing an agronomist – and, if so, how they should best earn their salary.

Farmland for sale in Cambs

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Property

The sale of almost 120ha (300 acres) of farmland at Parsonage Farm, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, offers an opportunity to purchase a well farmed block of productive arable land with excellent access.

New standards agreed for property valuation

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Property

New standards for property valuation have been agreed by the European Group of Valuers Associations, taking into account recent changes in markets and EU law.

Referendum uncertainty for farmland – report

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Property

This month’s UK referendum on EU membership is contributing to uncertainty for the rural economy, says a report.

Hertfordshire estate meets challenge of low prices

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Profiles

Efficiency is key to meeting the challenge of low commodity prices at the Gaddesden Estate, based at Bridens Camp, near Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

Quality grass silage key to cutting feed costs for beef finishers

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Livestock

Grass silage offers beef finishers a significant opportunity to boost returns, with relatively small, simple and low cost adjustments potentially helping many units make better use of their cheapest and most valuable feed resource.

Frederick Hiam to leave dairy sector

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Livestock

Suffolk-based Frederick Hiam has announced its departure from dairy farming in Wales after 40 years.

Milk dispensing machine secures farm’s future

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Livestock

A Hertfordshire dairy farm has diversified its business by installing a milk dispensing machine so they can sell directly to their customers.

A proud heritage – and promising future

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Profiles

A long term approach to farming is helping to secure the future of the Luton Hoo Estate for the next generation.

Weather proves challenge for students

May 27, 2016 by  
Filed under News & Business

Cold wet conditions have proved a battle for six teams hoping to grow the most profitable crop of peas in this year’s Cereals Challenge.

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