SUMMARY

30 November 2001




SUMMARY

Clocking tractor dealer faces time

A machinery dealer found guilty of "clocking" tractors has been jailed for nine months……………………..page 8

Follow the code

Improved biosecurity is the aim of a new voluntary code of practice for flockmasters from DEFRA…………………..page 33

Vocal on local

Traditional and locally adapted stock breeds have a bright future provided they are marketed effectively………..page 34

Rhizo – route ahead

The British sugar beet industry should choose one of three survival strategies now that the UK is about to lose its rhizomania-free status, advises DEFRA…………………..page 47

Filters take the strain

Second-hand filters have been installed at British Sugars troubled Wissington processing factory in an attempt to boost throughput………page 48

Spring barley parley

Drilling spring barley in November has achieved impressive results, says one Norfolk grower………….page 58

Bonnie lupins

Lupin crops will qualify for protein arable area aid payments in Scotland next year after successful SAC crop trials……………………page 59

Bad vibrations

A flood of personal injury claims could follow EU legislation, currently on hold, designed to limit farm workers exposure to machinery vibrations………………..page 63

Welsh corker

Red wine produced at a Monmouth Vineyard has found favour with the French embassy in London…..Farmlife


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