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YOUNGSTOCK MANAGEMENT

Complete guide to feeding newborn heifers

The first few hours of a calf’s life determine how that animal will go on to perform throughout its lifetime.   Calving by two years old is now deemed a…

YOUNG FARMERS

How to become a county council farm tenant

County council farms provide a great opportunity for people looking to reach the first rung in the farming ladder and many holdings are designed specifically with new entrants in mind.…

LAND MARKETS

How to choose the right way to sell your farmland

Digital marketing and bureaucracy have changed the way farms are now being sold in the UK. Auctions were once the preferred method and do remain a popular route for selling…

LIVESTOCK

All Scottish cattle to be EID tagged from 2020

Plans to require all cattle keepers in Scotland to tag cattle with EID tags are to be announced at the Highland Show next week. The current timeline will mean all…

SEED-BED PREPARATION

Advice on achieving high OSR yields with good establishment

Establishment is widely recognised as the main challenge when it comes to growing a successful crop of oilseed rape, get it wrong and yield potential is compromised from the start.…

MARKETS AND TRENDS

Ammonium nitrate market up £40/t on last year

The new season UK ammonium nitrate market kicked off a good £40/t higher than last year, with limited June and July tonnages being snapped up as soon as they were…

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A one-day conference providing a platform for those in the agricultural industry to discuss the latest advances in soil fertility and best practice in soil management
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