Serving the Farming Industry across East Anglia for 35 Years
Good riddance to a challenging harvest

What’s the worst harvest you can ever remember? Do you judge it by the worst yields, the repeated breakdowns or the sheer amount of stress that any one farmer can take?

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Dormant quarries could earn owners ‘tens of thousands’

Farmers and landowners with dormant small-scale quarries could bring them back into economic use as demand soars for local building stone.

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Ammonia trial cuts emissions and saves sector £15.3m

An ammonia monitoring trial has saved pig producers an estimated £15.3m by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Scholarship attracts new talent to sector

A special scholarship to attract new people into the pig indistry is now in its ninth year – having seen 35 students spend a work placement in the sector.

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5 tips to help maintain grain quality post-harvest

A strong post-harvest strategy can make or break a successful season.
Unpredictable weather has increased the need to ventilate and cool of stored crops – but this is only half the battle. A suitable control system to drive temperatures down as fast as possible is equally as important.

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‘Mitigating risk is answer to profitable oilseed rape’

Better risk management is the only way to grow profitable oilseed rape in the face of numerous challenges, says a Northamptonshire grower.

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Criminal gangs in mass raid on region’s farms

Roving criminal gangs are again targeted farms to steal satellite navigation systems worth tens of thousands of pounds.

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Take part in farm managers’ survey to shape the future

Farm managers are being urged to take part in the UK’s longest running and most comprehensive survey of farm management pay and conditions.

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Top tips when collecting poultry data

Remote monitoring technology that captures accurate real-time data will help poultry producers ensure better bird health, welfare and performance.

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Blood tests highlight need for pre-tupping vaccination

Barrenness or abortion in sheep flocks earlier this year was likely caused by an insidious disease such as toxoplasmosis, according diagnostic results analysed by MSD Animal Health.

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