Sugar beet growers hit by virus yellows could be given special permission to use neonicotinoid-treated seed next spring – if the government gives the go-ahead.
Growers are walking away from the crop after seeing yields plummet due to the disease. But will an emergency neonicotinoid application work?
Defra secretary George Eustice hits back following criticism after suggesting UK sheep and dairy farmers could ride out a no-deal Brexit.
What was he talking about?
We’ve the latest market prices – and welcome news for farmers of an extension to annual investment allowance tax relief.
Our farm medicine usage is edging up as new sector targets are launched – but is it blip more than an upward trend?
We find out how California has cut its dairy methane by a quarter – and examine what UK producers can learn from the drive for net zero.
And we hear what happened when two Hollywood stars bought a Welsh football club and make a spoof advertisement for a farm trailer manufacturer.
This episode co-hosted by Farmers Weekly chief reporter Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom, with Farmers Weekly deputy business editor Andrew Meredith.
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