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FARMER FOCUS

Farmer Focus: Straw price isn’t worth the blackgrass

This spring has felt like one continuous conveyor belt of work, with timings of applications continuously rolling from one to the next. From being very late it now seems growth…

MARKETS AND TRENDS

First standing straw auction of the year sees record prices

The first standing straw auction of the season in Devon has seen record prices despite crops being lighter than last year. Winter wheat averaged £95/acre across 289 acres while 102…

PAYMENTS, SCHEMES AND GRANTS

Defra to make 75% bridging payments to stewardship claimants

Defra has confirmed some farmers and landowners who have yet to be paid their Countryside Stewardship (CS) money, will benefit from a 75% bridging payment, with the money hitting bank accounts…

WHEAT

Syngenta to withdraw fungicides, including Cherokee

Agrochemicals giant Syngenta is to withdraw some fungicides, including the popular cereals product Cherokee, as they no longer pass the relevant ecological risk assessments. Products containing azoles propiconazole and cyproconazole…

NEWS

Vote: Are you struggling to find harvest staff?

The NFU is concerned that a shortage of seasonal workers this harvest could leave fruit and vegetable crops rotting in the ground. Workers are urgently needed in the horticulture industry,…

WORKSHOP SKILLS

Video: Homemade silage station reduces round-bale headache

After developing a strong aversion for wrapping bales in the field where the baler dropped them, Geoff Eyre wasn’t a fan of the somewhat tedious job of collecting wrapped rounds…

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