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Dairy farmer sees 54 cows die overnight

A dairy farmer has told of the “worst night of his career” after more than 50 dairy cows died in a suspected water contamination case. Tom Rawson, co-founder of the…


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…


NFU chief to meet prime minister to discuss Brexit

NFU president Minette Batters is to meet prime minister Theresa May to press home the case for British agriculture ahead of Brexit. Ms Batters will raise a range of food…


Stabiliser trials show £22 a head feed saving in 12 weeks

The latest figures released from ongoing net feed efficiency (NFE) trials by the Stabiliser Cattle Company show more efficient bulls and steers with low NFE figures save £21 a head…


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,…


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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