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SUGAR BEET

What the neonic seed treatment ban means for sugar beet

Next year’s sugar beet crop will be at greater risk from virus yellows, due to the loss of seed treatment control measures. This follows confirmation that the sale and supply…

PAYMENTS, SCHEMES AND GRANTS

Act now to secure bad weather three-crop rule derogation

Growers in England who had crop drilling plans disrupted by bad weather must apply for a derogation to the three-crop rule before 30 June, warns the NFU . Snow, ice…

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…

NEWS

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…

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…

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