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Worst drought in living memory decimates Australian farms

Australian farmers wrangling with the country’s worst drought in living memory have been forced to take extreme measures to keep animals fed and stop crops dying in fields. The number…

BOVINE TB

Activists pledge 'direct action' after badger challenge fails

Animal rights activists are threatening direct action against farmers after a legal challenge to stop this year’s badger cull failed. A High Court judge rejected a legal challenge by wildlife…

FEED AND NUTRITION

Feeder rental scheme launched for drought-hit farms

Livestock farmers faced with severe forage shortages have the option of a three-month diet feeder rental scheme offered by Keenan to help them gain control of their rations before winter.…

FEED AND NUTRITION

How non-chemical weed control helps self-sufficiency in feed

Oxfordshire farmer Miles Saunders is using allelopathic weed control to suppress weeds on his organic dairy farm. The principle of allelopathy is certain plants release molecules (called allelochemicals) which affect…

CULTIVATORS

6 ways to improve autumn soil cultivation regimes

Many operators can be guilty of pulling the cultivator out the shed, heading to the field and cracking on with ground work, with the only parameter of success the sight…

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