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DAIRY MARKETS AND PRICES

Drought impact a major concern for winter milk production

Rising feed costs and concentrate usage as a result of the third driest summer on record will have a severe impact on milk production volumes come October, says AHDB Dairy.…

PEST MANAGEMENT

Growers have until December to use key neonics

Winter wheat growers will have up to 19 December this year to use three neonicotinoid insecticides as seed treatment for crops such as winter wheat before they are banned. The European…

ESTABLISHMENT

Rapeseed drilling kicks off in Norfolk

Oilseed rape drilling is under way in Norfolk, with one large estate starting this week as recent rainfall means that even its light, blow-away sandy soil is moist enough for…

FEED AND NUTRITION

Advice for flushing ewes with low body condition score

Sheep farmers are advised to assess ewe body condition now and act to rectify any with a score lower than 3, after initial results from AHDB project flocks revealed a…

TENANCIES AND RENTS

Unfair tenancy clauses on the rise, says TFA

Tenancy agreements that give landlords unfavourable rights or leave tenants with significant liabilities are becoming more commonplace, according to the TFA. The issue has been made worse by landlords’ agents…

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