Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Getting it back on track

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

An uncertain future is likely to follow a challenging farming year, says Fen Tiger.

Vertical strip seeder helps heavy soil establishment

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Machinery

A vertical strip seeding system developed by Claydon Drills is proving to be a good crop establishment option on heavy clay soil in Lincolnshire.

Smart safety app protects farmers and lone workers

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Machinery

Tech company Safepoint has teamed up with the AF Group cooperative to help protect farmers and other lone workers in the agricultural sector.

‘Barn4’ incubator launched for agritech start-ups

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under News & Business

Start-up agritech businesses will have access to new work and research facilities following the launch of Barn4 – a purpose-built facility on the outskirts of Cambridge.

Feed autumn-calving suckler cows to hit target score

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Livestock

Autumn-calving suckler herds are being urged to monitor cow condition score closely this year as grass growth rate and quality declines during late summer.

Bigger role for trees in boosting farm incomes

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under News & Business

Rising timber prices and environmental benefits mean planting woodland could provide farmers with an opportunity to boost their income, says a report.

Challenging year is catalyst for change

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Profiles

Flooding chaos and the coronavirus pandemic have triggered big changes on a coastal farm in Norfolk. Judith Tooth reports.

Never a dull moment in world of irrigation

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Crops

Growers have some respite to a challenging season thanks to a new website, says Melvyn Kay.

Defra plans strict targets for cleaner water and rivers

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under News & Business

Water pollution from agriculture will be targeted by government legislation to protect the environment.

Quality bread-making wheat promises guaranteed market

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Crops

Farmers have the opportunity to grow a top quality bread-making wheat with a guaranteed Group 1 contract now available through Glencore UK.

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