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FARM ENERGY

Solar lease opportunities: What to consider

Travel around the country and it is usually not long before you come across a solar farm that is either operational, or being built, with many others in the development…

DAIRY

Data essential to prove dairy’s green credentials

Dairy farmers should “not put their head in the sand” when it comes to understanding and lowering their farms’ environmental impact. That was the take-home message from the opening panel…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Photo of the Week: OSR harvest 2024 against stormy skies

This picture, sent in by farm manager Toby Lowe, is one of the first photos we've received of the 2024 oilseed rape harvest. It shows the harvest at Saham Grove…

SOILS

How root systems are damaged by surface compaction

Compaction is the hidden killer of root systems, and that can have a profound effect on soil health as well as crop performance, an audience at Groundswell heard. Surface compaction…

FARMER FOCUS

Farmer Focus: Team of grasses needed to get through the year

We heaved a sigh of relief recently when soft, warm rain fell over 18 hours. You could almost see the grass grow. The template of grass growth we are used…

NEWS

Nuclear power plant pledges to source 80% of food locally

Managers of the project to construct a nuclear power plant in Suffolk, called Sizewell C, have set a target to locally source 80% of the food provided to the site…

TOOLS

New Milwaukee M18 blower gets more power and less noise

Milwaukee has ramped up the power and cut the motor din of its latest M18 Fuel Blower. It now delivers an air volume of 14.2cu m/min – up about 10%…

NEWS

Data ownership: Why it pays for farmers to retain control

As the farming industry evolves, the integration of advanced technologies and data systems undoubtedly offers unprecedented benefits. These tools enhance our ability to make informed decisions, streamline business analysis, and…