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COMPLIANCE

'Spy in the sky' used to spot illegal farm water abstraction

The Environment Agency (EA) is trialling using light aircraft in a bid to spot water abstraction infringements, with the East Midlands becoming the first area to be surveyed by a light…

FEED AND NUTRITION

Advice on winter feeding dairy animals amid forage shortages

Dairy farmers face potential feed deficits this winter as the dry spell continues to hamper grass growth rates. But it is not to late to bridge those gaps. Many farmers…

MEAT MARKETS AND PRICES

Cheap imports drive biggest pig price fall for eight weeks

Pig prices have continued to decline as cheaper imports from the continent put pressure on the competitiveness of UK pork. Low-cost pork from Denmark, Holland and Belgium has been appealing…

HARVEST

Video: Winter wheat harvest success for Hands Free Hectare

The Hands Free Hectare team has successfully harvested the world's first winter wheat crop to be grown by robots. The project, which first set out to grow and harvest a…

DIVERSIFICATION

FW Awards: 2018 Diversification Farmer of the Year finalists

Dedication, ingenuity and strong leadership are common traits among this year’s finalists, who have each identified a marketplace and created successful diversified businesses in just a small number of years.…

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