heavy machinery harvesting maizeLibrary picture © Tim Scrivener
Improving UK farming’s productivity has become “one of the biggest challenges of our age”, with a step-change needed both to stay competitive post-Brexit and to raise environmental standards. According to the AHDB’s latest Horizon report – to be launched at today’s (3 January) Oxford Farming Conference – the UK is falling significantly behind its major competitors in terms of productivity. Pace-setters such as the USA and the Netherlands are raising their agricultural productivity three times faster than the UK, says […]
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