Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Farmland prices set to tighten during Brexit negotiations

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Property

Demand for farmland in Great Britain has further decreased, having now been declining for the last 18 months, according to the latest figures.

Haulage and healthcare make small farm sustainable

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Profiles

Judith Tooth visits a new care farm running alongside a well-established haulage business on a small farm.

Drone and data package aims to boost farm performance

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under News & Business

A drone-assisted precision agriculture company has teamed up with data experts to offer farmers a weatherproof remote sensing service.

Pasture is good for livestock – and arable rotations too

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Livestock

Including a grass ley in the arable rotation can deliver benefits on a far wider scale than the standard break crop, says Mike Warner.

Challenge cup comes full circle

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Profiles

Youthful enthusiasm and valuable experience have helped a Suffolk farm win a prestigious award. Judith Tooth reports.

Target manure P and K applications for best results

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Crops

Farmers are being advised to target manure applications at fields with indices of two and below for phosphate and potash.

Test soil and manure to boost grass yields say experts

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Crops

Farmers could significantly boost grass yields and quality by making better use of soil and manure analysis, visitors will be told at next month’s Grassland & Muck Event.

Improving diversity to bring stability

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Profiles

A new generation brings new energy to a Norfolk estate, as Judith Tooth reports.

‘Apply robust spray amounts now to avoid follow-up later’

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Crops

Robust application rates to avoid follow up sprays are key to successful pre-emergence weed control in potatoes, growers are being told.

Industry must look overseas to learn lessons for potatoes

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Crops

British farmers have much to learn from potato growers overseas, says Nuffield scholar Rufus Pilgrim.

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