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Gene-edited crops to be fast-tracked for food security

Gene-edited crop production is to be accelerated by the government to help guarantee food supplies for Britain in the face of the conflict in Ukraine. The Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding)…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Beet growers offered 25% interest free cash advance

A cash advance of 25% has been announced by British Sugar and NFU Sugar ahead of the 2022-23 season to help ease pressure on beet growers. The advance payment is…

ENVIRONMENT

Farming industry pays tribute to Caroline Drummond

Caroline Drummond, 58, champion of sustainable farming and the driving force behind Open Farm Sunday, has passed away following a short illness. An announcement from Linking Environment and Farming (Leaf),…

ARABLE

Bold agri-environment choice takes land out of production

Protecting and improving the environment is a priority for Robert Law, who has always made good use of agri-environment schemes across the 1,800ha of farmland that he oversees on the…

PIGS

11 ways pig farmers can aim for net zero

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the pig industry (for each unit of meat) are lower than the dairy, beef and sheep sectors. However, there are still ways producers can reduce…

GRANTS

New capital grants on offer to farming businesses in Wales

Wales has opened its Small Grants – Environment Scheme for applications to support investment in capital works that improve water quality or reduce flood risk. Welsh farmers are also being…

CEREAL DRILLS

ScotGrass: Erth adds extra hopper to Agriseeder drill

Northern Irish maker Erth Engineering has added a small secondary hopper option to its low-disturbance Agriseeder in an effort to make it more versatile. The company’s distributor, Hexham-based Dales Agri…

FARMLIFE

Film about lone Welsh farmer wins place at New York festival

A day-in-the-life documentary about a 73-year-old Welsh sheep farmer has beaten more than 7,000 films to win a coveted place at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The film,…

HEALTH AND WELFARE

Rising BVD level causes concern in Northern Ireland

Herd health reminders have been issued after a spate of significant bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) outbreaks across six herds in northern Ulster. Tag-and-test results from calves on six County Armagh…

FARMLIFE

Village creates bale art to celebrate Queen's Jubilee

A rural community in north Lincolnshire has paid tribute to the Queen ahead of the Platinum Jubilee by creating some stunning bale art. The patriotic scene, on display near the…

RAKES AND MERGERS

ScotGrass: Kverneland takes on ROC mergers

Yellow-liveried mergers from ROC appeared on Kverneland's Scotgrass stand for the first time following its acquisition of the Italian firm, which was previously imported to the UK by Shutts Farm…

NEWS

AHDB tempts public to beef up BBQs for Queen's Jubilee

A new AHDB campaign will tempt consumers with recipes for beef, lamb and pork to try on the barbecue as the nation celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over the bank…

 
 
 

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Farmers are facing once-in-a-generation decisions about the direction of their businesses. Generating a positive financial return from agricultural production is going to become increasingly challenging as the Basic Payment Scheme…

 

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