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High cost of freedom farrowing systems

Livestock | Last edited 27/07/21
Pig Farmers will face millions in extra costs for installing new farrowing systems, according to a housing company.

Companion cropping option for Rape

Arable | Last edited 27/07/21
Procam Agronomist Hall Charlton goes through a few key species used in companion crops.

Recent storms showcase value of pod shatter resistance

Arable | Last edited 27/07/21
Recent very heavy rain and hailstone storms have wrecked havoc with many oilseed rape crops resulting in unnecessary yield losses just before harvest.

Preventing heat stress

Livestock | Last edited 26/07/21
Take steps to prevent heat stress in animals, urges agricultural expert, as extreme heat warning issued by Met Office.

2021 registrations crucial for rare breeds’ survival

Livestock | Last edited 26/07/21
Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) is encouraging smallholders and farmers to ensure timely registration of their rare breed livestock and equines despite the disruption to shows and sales for a second year, to help safeguard the breeds’ futures.

Stay safe this harvest

News | Last edited 26/07/21
The latest farming industry fatality figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) should serve as a stark reminder to farmers as harvest approaches, cautions a leading industry safety expert.

Fly nuisance this summer could be costly

Livestock | Last edited 26/07/21
As recent warm weather has caused fly populations to emerge and rapidly multiply, farmers need to make minimising grazing disturbance from flies a priority.

Rare opportunity to rent 320-acre Surrey farm

Property | Last edited 19/07/21
A rare opportunity to rent a sizable block of bare land, on the edge of Redhill, has been brought to the market by Savills.