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Writtle win virtual cropping challenge

News | Last edited 20/06/17
Writtle University College has won the 2017 Cereals Challenge having risen to the challenge of growing the best virtual crop of spring barley.

Kentish Oils expand with new brand

News | Last edited 16/06/17
Following on from the success of their Kentish Oils and Marinades and their Plain Mayonnaise, which was awarded two stars in the prestigious Great Taste Awards last year, Kentish Oils are pleased to launch their new brand, Kentish Condiments.

‘Side effects’ could be root to better crop health

Arable | Last edited 16/06/17
Wheat growers have a new opportunity to boost crop health from germination onwards by making use of ‘beneficial side effects’ of latest fungicide technology, research suggests.

Growers need to be aware of double-funding trap when planning 2018 EFAs

News | Last edited 16/06/17
Farmers need to think carefully about how best to meet their 2018 Ecological Focus Area (EFA) requirements after the European Parliament voted in favour of a ban on the use of pesticides on a number of EFA options.

Restocking the Weald

Events | Last edited 16/06/17
Restocking the Weald event aims to match landowners with young graziers.

Farmers stand proud on LEAF Open Farm Sunday

News | Last edited 16/06/17
The public showed its support for British farming en masse, with over a quarter of a million people visiting farms for LEAF Open Farm Sunday.

Benefits of introducing sheep into arable systems

Livestock | Last edited 16/06/17
A new National Sheep Association (NSA) report on the benefits of sheep in arable rotations, aimed at arable farmers thinking about introducing sheep onto their farms has been released.

Survey confirms high levels of TuYV infection in oilseed rape crops across the UK

Arable | Last edited 16/06/17
Oilseed rape yields could be impacted this season as levels of TuYV infection are confirmed to be as high as 100% in some sites, and generally indicate high levels of infection across most of the country, according to plant breeders Limagrain UK.