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A complete guide to feeding brassicas

Brassicas offer a source of high-quality out-of-season feed that can be grazed in situ to reduce overall wintering costs on livestock farms. Growers can get the best out of them…


Video: Polaris Sportsman 570 X2 on test

Polaris doesn’t build anything near a 450cc ATV – the lowest-powered machine in its line-up still carries a 567cc engine that provides a far-from-princely 44hp. That put it some way…


How outdoor lambers lifted twinning rate to 67%

Close attention to ewe body condition score and a strict culling policy in a two-flock system has helped lift twinning rates 12% at a Wiltshire farm. Stonehill Romneys – the…


A guide to carrying out work on common land

As common land is used by more than one person and much of it has a national or international environmental designation, strict rules are in place to stop any works…


Video: Can-Am Outlander 450 on test

It might sport 450 branding on its bodywork, but the Outlander actually gets its power from a 427cc single-cylinder engine, built by sister company Rotax. Despite the lower-than-suggested displacement, this…


Crop Watch: Rain forces change to herbicide programmes

While growers in the West are still to finish harvest and deal with severe ruts before the winter, growers in the North have managed more than 80% of drilling in…


Farm leaders demand answers over Tomlinson's Dairies

Farm leaders are demanding urgent answers in the wake of Wrexham-based Tomlinson's Dairies telling milk producers it will no longer be accepting deliveries. Milk suppliers to the dairy were informed…


Bayer stops sales of key potato seed treatment Monceren

Agrochemical manufacturer Bayer has halted sales of potato seed treatment product Monceren with immediate effect amid regulatory uncertainty about its future. The product – which contains the fungicide active ingredient…


Focus on badgers 'won't solve bovine TB'

Cattle are continuing to spread bovine tuberculosis (TB) despite a reduction in the disease where badgers have been culled, says a leading zoologist. Lord Krebs made the comments following the…


No extension to Welsh Brexit farming consultation

Farmers won’t be given more time to respond to a government consultation on a new farm support system for Wales. Wales’ rural affairs minister Lesley Griffiths has insisted there will…


300 pig farmers left without Red Tractor assessor

About 300 pig farmers will have to find a new certification body for Red Tractor inspections after assessor SAI Global gave notice to quit the sector. With updates to the…


Lemken to sell Sulky fertiliser spreaders in the UK

A tie up between two family owned businesses will see Sulky’s mounted fertiliser spreader range marketed in the UK under the Lemken brand. See also: A guide to soil mapping and…

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