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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…

GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT

Why it is important to invest in grassland in a drought

The dry conditions farmers have experienced this summer bring into focus the value of the grass grown on farm for both grazing and silage. All dairy systems are dependent on…

BOVINE TB

‘Staggering’ TB cattle slaughter rate sees calls for action

Measures to eradicate bovine TB across Wales are not working and urgent action needs to be taken to prevent the hugely damaging and unsustainable scale of loss in the industry.…

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