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New herbicide brings fresh hope for blackgrass control

The battle against blackgrass may get a little easier as a new grassweed herbicide is set to be launched in two years' time. It offers a different mode of action…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Grain prices end week lower on politics and crop news

Grain prices are ending the week well down on last Friday on hopes that Ukrainian exports might resume in volume. Prices gathered by Farmers Weekly on Friday 27 May averaged…

LAND MARKETS

Three farms and four FBTs on offer in north of England

Three farms and four farm business tenancies are coming to the open market in the north of England with land agent George F White. Supply of good commercial farms on…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Sri Lanka farming fail is warning for all

Five thousand miles away, something very significant is happening. It’s a story that has gone all but unnoticed here, but has enormous significance for farmers and food consumers; in other…

NEWS

FW Opinion: Early BPS welcome but accord needed on gene laws

It is only a month since prime minister Boris Johnson cast his weary eyes around the Cabinet table and asked for ideas to help tackle the cost-of-living crisis that could…

CULTIVATORS

Amazone pulls wraps off new 7m shallow tine cultivator

Returning after a Covid-19 lockdown hiatus, Amazone’s Amatechnica saw a number of previously unseen machines making a debut. Among them was the newly designed Cobra shallow tine cultivator. Available in…

POULTRY

New Tesco contracts for under-pressure British egg suppliers

Tesco has updated the feed tracker contracts to its five shell egg suppliers in a show of support to producers who are grappling with eye-watering inflation and soaring feed and…

BOVINE TB

TB cattle vaccine on target for 2025 rollout says chief vet

The UK government remains on track to roll out TB vaccination in cattle herds by 2025, according to Defra chief vet Christine Middlemiss. A viable cattle vaccine could eventually end…

ARABLE

No need for ‘gatekeeper’ alternative to Red Tractor – AIC

The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has faced a farmer backlash on social media after it concluded there is no current end market demand for an alternative “gatekeeper protocol” to farm…

FINANCE

Scottish farm groups call for earlier BPS payments

Farming bodies across Scotland have called on the Scottish government to bring forward farm support payments to help businesses cope with soaring input costs. In a letter to rural affairs…

BUSINESS

Farmers join move to block festival on government-owned farm

Farmers in the Welsh market town of Talybont-on-Usk are taking on the Welsh government to try to block plans for the Green Man festival to be held on a farm…

MACHINERY

Inter-row hoes in action at Normac demo day

A dwindling arsenal of active ingredients and increasing pressure from resistant grassweeds is forcing arable growers and contractors to reconsider mechanical methods of control. Formerly the preserve of organic and…

 
 
 

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ARABLE

Fat supplements are incorporated into dairy diets to provide energy and enable cows to maintain butterfat levels. Most of those used in the UK are formulated with palm acid oil.…

 

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