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A new threat to rural housing?

Property | Last edited 17/04/19
Finding affordable rural housing is likely to be more difficult under new government proposals to change the law on residential tenancies in England.

Early trials results show promise for hybrid wheats

Arable | Last edited 17/04/19
Testing hybrid wheats under a wide range of UK growing conditions is the aim of nationwide trials established by crop protection specialists Hutchinsons.

Extension on metaldehyde withdrawal period not granted

News | Last edited 17/04/19
The Metaldehyde Stewardship Group has been unsuccessful in their bid to extend the withdrawal period of metaldehyde slug pellet products.

Kent County Agricultural Society calls for volunteers

News | Last edited 16/04/19
Agricultural charity, the Kent County Agricultural Society has launched an appeal for volunteers to help them run their roster of events and educational programmes.

HSE warns farmers of livestock risks

Livestock | Last edited 15/04/19
Farmers are being told they must pay closer attention to health and safety after HSE raises concerns over recent livestock handling incidents.

It’s time to sell our story

Livestock | Last edited 12/04/19
A leading sheep farmer from Scotland has stressed the need for farmers to market themselves much better if they want to survive.

UK listed status application approval

Livestock | Last edited 11/04/19
BVA welcomes approval of UK listed status application to assure animal and animal product movements in a no-deal Brexit.

Considered approach ahead of maize planting

Arable | Last edited 11/04/19
Consider lessons learned from last year ahead of maize planting.