Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Data farming provides new insights on soil fertility

April 12, 2017 by  
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Scientists from the British Geological Survey and NRM Laboratories are using soil data to assess soil fertility.

Grassland kit from Krone impresses at SIMA show

April 12, 2017 by  
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Krone UK was well represented at this year’s SIMA show in Paris, with a new engine in the BiG X 700/770 models and the new range of RX forage wagon and Swadro rakes.

Drone and data package aims to boost farm performance

March 31, 2017 by  
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A drone-assisted precision agriculture company has teamed up with data experts to offer farmers a weatherproof remote sensing service.

New campaign aims to combat scourge of fly-tipping

March 31, 2017 by  
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Farm leaders are backing a new campaign aimed at reducing the amount of waste dumped in the countryside.

Farming looks to future as Article 50 triggered

March 31, 2017 by  
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Farm leaders have urged the government to recognise the importance of food and farming after Prime Minister Theresa May finally triggered the Article 50 exit process that will see the UK leave the European Union.

Pink bales in aid of breast cancer research re-launched for 2017

March 8, 2017 by  
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A campaign that has seen hundreds of bright pink silage bales proudly dotted around the country is being re-launced for 2017. In aid of breast cancer research, the campaign raised more than double the amount in 2016 than it raised the previous year.

‘Impermeable’ sheet helps to reduce silage clamp spoilage

March 8, 2017 by  
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Better management can help to reduce dry matter (DM) loss and aerobic spoilage from oxygen penetrating into silage clamps – resulting in improved nutrition and animal performance.

Surveys confirm importance of home-produced forage

March 8, 2017 by  
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At least 9 out of 10 farmers see forage and better use of grass silage as playing central roles in the future of their businesses. But in several vital areas of grass and silage production, farmers are falling short.

Industry leaders in clarion call to government on flooding

March 8, 2017 by  
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Farm leaders have called on the government develop long-term strategic plans to mitigate future flood risk.

Wildlife-friendly farmers celebrate success of fenland project

March 8, 2017 by  
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East Anglian farmers on the border between Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk celebrated the culmination of a pioneering three-year landscape partnership project to establish the new Ouse Washes Nature Friendly Zone.

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