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LAND MARKETS

Summer land market buoyant with strong interest from buyers

The land market in Great Britain is experiencing a buoyant summer season, with demand expected to be significant for any properties launched in 2021. George Hipwell, director at Davidson &…

NEWS

FW Podcast Ep 62: Oat Wars and Kaleb Cooper of Clarkson's Farm

In this episode, we catch up with 21-year-old farmer Kaleb Cooper – the surprise star of Jeremy Clarkson's latest TV series. We speak to the Cambridgeshire farmer being sued by…

AWARDS

Farmers Weekly Awards: Congratulations to our 2021 shortlist

The 2021 Farmers Weekly Awards finalists have been chosen. Read on to find out more about the 44 innovative farmers, entrepreneurial contractors, expert consultants and hard-working students that made our…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: One careful owner seeks new combine

I’m a worried man. The winter barley is beginning to look a bit harvest-y in this hot weather, but there’s a large, combine-sized hole in the barn. Does this mean…

PARTNERSHIPS

How two brothers and historic estate got into share farming

A new share farming agreement in Cambridgeshire has provided a business opportunity for two first-generation farmers and an exciting venture for a charitable trust. Share farming generally involves landowners joining…

LIVESTOCK

TB testing penalty threat 'causing stress for NI farmers'

The threat of cutting farmers’ direct support if they do not carry out TB testing of their herd on time must end, the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has said. During…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Political rumour and the weather combine to hit OSR values

Oilseed rape prices have dropped, driven down by improved weather prospects in key growing areas and rumours over US president Joe Biden’s intervention in the biofuel market. Paris Matif rapeseed…

BUSINESS

New Borders distillery will boost demand for grain

A new £46m grain distillery in the Scottish Borders could generate demand for 50,000 tonnes of cereal a year if the project gets the go-ahead. Planning proposals have been submitted…

FARM POLICY

Australia trade deal 'risks UK sugar beet competitiveness'

An increase in sugar imports from Australia will make it “very difficult” for British sugar beet growers to remain competitive, the NFU has warned. Cambridgeshire beet grower and NFU Sugar…

TECHNOLOGY

Omnia and Fieldview collaboration to enhance farm data use

Digital data transfer, sharing and analysis for arable growers is set to become faster and more efficient via a new partnership between two major agronomy firms. Users of Hutchinsons' Omnia…

BREXIT

Lobby MPs over Australia trade deal concerns, farmers told

Farmers are being urged to write to their MPs asking them to ensure their high standards are not undercut in a free-trade deal between the UK and Australia. The plea…

COMPLIANCE

Fresh hope for Welsh farmers as NVZ rules reviewed

New rules designed to tackle farm pollution in Wales are to be reviewed amid a bitter dispute between farmers and the Welsh government over the new pan-Wales nitrate vulnerable zone…

 
 
 

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