Saturday, August 24, 2019

Sold-out Groundswell event goes from strength to strength

August 8, 2019 by  
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Some 1,900 farmers attended this summer’s Groundswell show – the no-tillage and regenerative agriculture event focusing on soil health and farm resilience.

Soil management incentives ‘could help meet climate change targets’

August 8, 2019 by  
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Soil management accounts for a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, says a report which recommends farmers are rewarded for looking after the environment.

Soil studies ramped up at flagship arable trial site

August 8, 2019 by  
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Agrovista has extended its Project Lamport flagship trials in Northamptonshire with an increasing focus on soil health to help growers overcome blackgrass and grow more profitable cereal crops.

Traffic light system ‘could save Britain’s soils’

August 8, 2019 by  
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A traffic light system could be used to rank the health status of Britain’s soils, according to a research partnership led by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

Woodland show focuses on agricultural timber

August 8, 2019 by  
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A 30-year high for timber and woodfuel prices means now is a great time to manage your farm woodland effectively, says Confor – the membership organisation that promotes sustainable forestry and wood-using businesses.

Emergency services team up to combat arson

August 8, 2019 by  
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Fire chiefs and industry leaders have teamed up in a bid to reduce the number of arson attacks on farms this summer.

£15m farm grant scheme opens – with easy application process

August 8, 2019 by  
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A £15m scheme is offering grants of up to £12,000 to support farmers who want to invest in new and innovative technology.

Farmers from ‘down under’ have lessons for us all

July 2, 2019 by  
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To get the best from farming, we often need to go outside of our comfort zone, says Andrew Brown.

Brexit could see farmers paying more for inputs

July 2, 2019 by  
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Growers and livestock producers could end up paying more for essential inputs as Brexit reduces competition within the agricultural supply sector, warns farmer-owned cooperative Fram Farmers.

Profit rise of 76% sees AF Group deliver £1m to members

July 2, 2019 by  
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The AF Group – the farmer-owned agricultural buying cooperative – has returned more than £1m to its members as it achieved a 76% increase in annual profits.

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