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Chiltern to challenge DEFRA in the High Court

News | Last edited 14/06/19
DEFRA is to be challenged in the High Court over the secretary of state’s decision to ban metaldehyde slug pellet products.

Farm Manager and Farm Assistant required

News | Last edited 14/06/19
Abbey Court School are excited to be appointing two positions within their newly established school farm…

British raspberry season arrives early

Fruit | Last edited 12/06/19
Raspberry lovers can enjoy an early start to the British raspberry season this year with the berries already on the supermarket shelves in abundance.

New ‘early warning system’ finds blackgrass evolving resistance to glyphosate

Arable | Last edited 12/06/19
Scientists studying herbicide resistance in blackgrass have detected clear signs that reduced sensitivity to glyphosate is evolving in the field.

£3m support for college expansion

News | Last edited 12/06/19
SELEP agrees £3m package of support for Plumpton College expansion.

LEAF Open Farm Sunday shows greater public engagement than ever

News | Last edited 12/06/19
361 working farms opened for LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2019 with over 230,000 visitors estimated.

New centre to increase the sustainability and productivity of tree fruit

Fruit | Last edited 11/06/19
A plum demonstration centre will now receive funding from AHDB to demonstrate ‘best practice’ and increase the use of new technology by tree-fruit growers.

Weather low a trigger for high Fusarium threat?

Arable | Last edited 07/06/19
A revised weather forecast has revised the Fusarium threat for wheat crops!