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?Read more
Farmers and landowners with dormant small-scale quarries could bring them back into economic use as demand soars for local building stone.Read more
An ammonia monitoring trial has saved pig producers an estimated £15.3m by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.Read more
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.Read more
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.
Better risk management is the only way to grow profitable oilseed rape in the face of numerous challenges, says a Northamptonshire grower.Read more
Roving criminal gangs are again targeted farms to steal satellite navigation systems worth tens of thousands of pounds.Read more
Farm managers are being urged to take part in the UK’s longest running and most comprehensive survey of farm management pay and conditions.Read more
Remote monitoring technology that captures accurate real-time data will help poultry producers ensure better bird health, welfare and performance.Read more
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.Read more