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Harvest 2018: Rain delays fuel grain quality concerns

Rain is frustrating attempts to get remaining crops into store, particularly in the North where harvest is becoming drawn out, fuelling concerns over declining quality in standing wheat crops. In…


Poll: Have you been a victim of road rage this harvest?

The summer is a time when many people visit the countryside for a holiday, but many drivers are not accustomed to farm machinery or slow-moving vehicles on rural roads. This…


Arla price held as production uncertainty looms over market

The Arla milk price for September will remain unchanged as the industry waits to see the final impact of the drought on European milk volumes. Arla’s standard manufacturing litre with…


6 ways to improve wheat establishment and yields

Establishing any crop amid pressures of autumn workloads, variable weather, pest, disease and weed threats is never an exact science. What works on one farm, field or soil type may…


Opinion: Life without glyphosate is hard to contemplate

I love the smell of glyphosate in the morning. In fact, such is the extent of my use of this ubiquitous desiccant over a 40-year farming career, I have learned…

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