Thursday, August 22, 2019

Large-scale solar back on track for rural estates

May 1, 2019 by  
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Developing solar parks is once again becoming viable – particularly for larger landowners and rural estates looking to invest, claims a group of industry professionals.

Renewable energy moves beyond incentives as production rises

May 1, 2019 by  
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Profitable renewable energy is becoming more important for farm businesses as government incentives for the sector continue to decrease.

Region’s shows highlight best of agriculture to public

May 1, 2019 by  
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The summer show season starts this month with a host of attractions to woo visitors from across the region and beyond.

Fly-tipping epidemic ‘just the tip of the iceberg’

May 1, 2019 by  
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More than 3,000 fly-tipping incidents on farmland were reported to England’s councils last year – but one expert says the pile of illegal rubbish is just the tip of the iceberg.

Stay vigilant amid big rise in livestock rustling

May 1, 2019 by  
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A sharp increase in sheep thefts has prompted warnings for farmers to keep alert for rustlers.

Stay vigilant against fraud attacks, farmers urged

May 1, 2019 by  
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Criminals are employing increasingly sophisticated levels of fraud and cybersecurity against farmers, a leading banker has warned.

Students tackle spring cropping Cereals Challenge

May 1, 2019 by  
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Five teams of students will find out who has won the 2019 Cereals Challenge to grow the best “virtual” crop of spring barley to manage problematic blackgrass.

Sprayer of the Year award winner to be unveiled at Cereals show

May 1, 2019 by  
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The latest innovations in agrochemical application will be on show in a special arena at Cereals – featuring working machine demonstrations from industry-leading manufacturers.

Pole positions across AHDB List for Limagrain seed varieties

May 1, 2019 by  
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Breeders and arable experts will answer questions about Limagrain’s wheat, oilseed rape and barley varieties – offering visitors a prize draw to win 20ha of seed.

Time for a UK crop marketing board?

May 1, 2019 by  
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Expert View: There is little wrong with consolidation among grain traders, says Jeremy Cole.

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