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Bright ideas to attract bright young people

News | Last edited 21/09/16
AHDB is shining a spotlight on the opportunities available to attract young talent into the food and farming industry.

Ten take on the Spinnaker to support farmers facing hardship

News | Last edited 21/09/16
Ten intrepid employees of Andover-based The Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) have raised nearly £3,000 for charity after abseiling 94 metres down Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Tower.

BYDV risk hots up

Arable | Last edited 20/09/16
Infection levels were among the highest on record last year – with a legacy of pathogen carried over in lush green bridge stubbles designed to encourage blackgrass to chit. Max Newbert highlights key control strategies for growers and agronomists.

Community solar share offer hits investment milestone

News | Last edited 16/09/16
Ferry Farm solar scheme offer raises over £150k

Father and son win World ploughing titles

Events | Last edited 15/09/16
Almost perfect weather conditions meant crowds in their thousands from all over the globe turned out to see World Ploughing 2016 at Crockey Hill, near York on 8-11 September.

Disciplined autumn grazing

Livestock | Last edited 14/09/16
The basis for cost-saving early turnout.

Fairer system for taxing development land as farmland price drop reported

Property | Last edited 14/09/16
The Government advice note issued in March this year stated that: land is a natural resource of the country in which it is located and the international norm is that profits from land should be taxable.

Effective slug control strategies

Arable | Last edited 14/09/16
Wet weather this summer in many parts of the UK has led to large slug populations and means growers need to be extra vigilant in monitoring crops for damage from slugs to ensure crops are protected during early stages of growth.