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FARM POLICY

NI sheep producers press for new headage payments

Failure to provide targeted support for sheep producers in any post-Brexit farm policy risks putting a serious dent in the rural economy in Northern Ireland (NI), the Ulster Farmers’ Union…

NUTRITION AND FERTILISER

Trial brings hope for farmer-made low-carbon fertiliser

New technology that harnesses lightning’s nitrogen-fixing properties could revolutionise nitrate fertiliser production and supply, while cutting carbon emissions and improving soil health. An 18-month feasibility study between agri-tech start-up Debeye…

OTHER CROPS

NFU demands government regulation of horticulture contracts

Regulation of contracts in the horticulture sector, similar to that recently agreed for dairy contracts, is essential to deliver fairer treatment for growers, the NFU says in its recent submission…

DAIRY MARKETS AND PRICES

Organic Herd to pay 50p/litre by April and expand milk pool

Dairy producers supplying farmer-owned co-operative Organic Herd will receive a higher milk price of 50p/litre for a standard litre from 1 April. Milk prices are initially due to rise by…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Wheat values turn a corner with uplift for futures contracts

UK wheat prices have finally started to bounce back after having dropped by close to £40/t since the start of the year, though the outlook still remains bearish. Feed wheat…

OTHER CROPS

Wildflower strips in orchards can increase apple yields

Planting wildflower strips around apple orchards could help growers harvest an additional 2.4t/ha of damage-free apples and reduce reliance on pesticide sprays, according to new research. Wildflower strips provide a…

NEWS

Tenants being pressured into joining Landscape Recovery scheme

Tenant farmers across England have been “cajoled” and even “duped” into signing up for Defra’s Landscape Recovery scheme. Farmers Weekly understands the practices are taking place in multiple areas, but…

Top stories

FARM POLICY

NI sheep producers press for new headage payments

Failure to provide targeted support for sheep producers in any post-Brexit farm policy risks putting a serious dent in the rural economy in Northern Ireland (NI), the Ulster Farmers’ Union…

NUTRITION AND FERTILISER

Trial brings hope for farmer-made low-carbon fertiliser

New technology that harnesses lightning’s nitrogen-fixing properties could revolutionise nitrate fertiliser production and supply, while cutting carbon emissions and improving soil health. An 18-month feasibility study between agri-tech start-up Debeye…

OTHER CROPS

NFU demands government regulation of horticulture contracts

Regulation of contracts in the horticulture sector, similar to that recently agreed for dairy contracts, is essential to deliver fairer treatment for growers, the NFU says in its recent submission…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Wheat values turn a corner with uplift for futures contracts

UK wheat prices have finally started to bounce back after having dropped by close to £40/t since the start of the year, though the outlook still remains bearish. Feed wheat…

OTHER CROPS

Wildflower strips in orchards can increase apple yields

Planting wildflower strips around apple orchards could help growers harvest an additional 2.4t/ha of damage-free apples and reduce reliance on pesticide sprays, according to new research. Wildflower strips provide a…

NEWS

Tenants being pressured into joining Landscape Recovery scheme

Tenant farmers across England have been “cajoled” and even “duped” into signing up for Defra’s Landscape Recovery scheme. Farmers Weekly understands the practices are taking place in multiple areas, but…

NEWS

Farmers will lose industry without action, warn Welsh protesters

“If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next” blared the Manic Street Preachers' anthem from a speaker on the stage outside the Senedd during a mass farmer protest. The…

TRANSITION

Securing a sustainable future for your farm business

GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT

Farmers in England have complained at the lack of flexibility in switching between traditional stewardship agreements and Defra’s Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI), which has left many stuck on lower payment…

 

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Editor's view: Political reset gives hope to Welsh farmers

It was 120 years ago that the Welsh National Agricultural Society was born in Committee Room 12 in the Houses of Parliament. This week, that poignant milestone has been honoured…

WILL'S WORLD

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I was recently asked what single piece of advice I’d give to my younger self. Not having particularly considered this question before, I was rather stumped for a minute or…