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GRASSLAND AND MAIZE EQUIPMENT

How to sort out grassland compaction

The UK saw another very wet season this winter resulting in waterlogged fields and the risk of the long-term damage to soils. The rain has had a massive impact on…

HOUSING AND HANDLING

6 housing tips for better dairy production and welfare

A few inexpensive, practical changes to the housing environment can make all the difference to the health, welfare and productivity of a dairy herd says Alice Miller of Friars Moor…

HEALTH AND WELFARE

How technology can help improve poultry flock uniformity

An uneven flock is a familiar frustration for poultry farmers. Not only does it make management harder, but it can lead to higher rejects at the processing plant if birds…

FARMLIFE

#FeedTheNation: Farm battles business crisis with online shop

The coronavirus outbreak has been a bittersweet experience for the Sealey family who farm at Fossil Farm, in Dorset. The crisis has seen the catering arm of their business collapse…

LIVESTOCK MARKETING

Coronavirus: Online livestock auctions - how they work

Over the past week, we have seen markets close their doors due to the coronavirus outbreak, with others limiting the sale of stock to primestock, cull animals and store animals…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Coronavirus: How to apply for universal credit

More farmers and self-employed workers will be eligible for universal credit during the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the response to tackle the virus, the government is temporarily removing the…

PEST MANAGEMENT

Growers have 10 months left to use Biscaya insecticide

Farmers have less than a year left to use a key insecticide which has been at the heart of strategies to tackle costly pests in cereals, oilseed rape, potatoes and…

HEALTH AND WELFARE

Stock farmers warned to prepare for early fly threat

Sheep and cattle farmers should prepare for an earlier and more prolonged fly season following a mild and wet winter. Biologist Dave Goulson, from the University of Sussex, has warned…

BOVINE TB

Derbyshire badger cull cancellation ‘unlawful’, says NFU

The government’s decision not to allow badger culling in Derbyshire as part of efforts to tackle bovine TB was “unlawful”, the High Court has been told. The judicial review into…

MEAT MARKETS AND PRICES

Call to back British beef as retailers buy Polish mince

Farm leaders have urged retailers to back British beef after it emerged some had imported cheap mince from Poland to meet soaring demand. NFU chief livestock adviser John Royle said…

FLY-TIPPING

Spiky rubber mats could help keep fly-tippers away

Sections of spiky rubber matting could help landowners stop fly tippers and trespassers from accessing farmland. The kits are commonly used at the ends of railway platforms, but maker Rosehill…

SUGAR BEET

Two-thirds of sugar beet drilled as weather turns drier

Two large sugar beet growing estates finished drilling last weekend in excellent sowing conditions, as two-thirds of the national crop is now in the ground. After a wet winter, light…

NEWS

Tributes paid after sudden death of farm charity worker

Tributes have been paid to farm charity worker Richard Huxtable, who has died at the age of 55. The former farm manager and consultant had been working for the Royal…

LIVESTOCK MARKETING

Coronavirus: Online livestock auctions - how they work

Over the past week, we have seen markets close their doors due to the coronavirus outbreak, with others limiting the sale of stock to primestock, cull animals and store animals…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Coronavirus: How to apply for universal credit

More farmers and self-employed workers will be eligible for universal credit during the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the response to tackle the virus, the government is temporarily removing the…

NEWS

Vegans abuse farmer delivering dairy during coronavirus crisis

A farmer and his pregnant wife are devastated after being abused online by vegans for delivering dairy products to the elderly and vulnerable self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic. Activists sent…

LIVESTOCK

Coronavirus: Create an emergency plan in case you fall ill

Farm consultants from the Farm Advisory Service have created an emergency document to help farmers plan ahead in case they fall ill during the coronavirus pandemic. The emergency plan template…

PAYMENTS, SCHEMES AND GRANTS

Coronavirus: Welsh government offers more help for farmers

The Welsh government has introduced a range of measures to help Welsh farmers through the coronavirus crisis, including an extension to the BPS application window, a derogation to the three-crop…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Coronavirus: Top-level talks to secure farm workforce

A new scheme could see thousands of British people helping to feed the nation by working on UK farms during the coronavirus epidemic. Farm leaders and Defra officials are discussing…

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