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How livestock farmers can maximise straw usage this winter​

Livestock | Last edited 17/10/18
An updated resource from AHDB Beef & Lamb will help farmers find ways to extend straw use this winter.

Cover crop trials provide insight into slug activity

Arable | Last edited 17/10/18
Trials run by Natural England have shown that cover crops do not significantly increase slug populations compared to cereal crops.

Supervisory skills workshops open

Events | Last edited 17/10/18
Following on from a project to assess and improve labour efficiency, new workshops have been set up so farmers and growers can learn and develop supervisory skills.

£30 million commitment to help farmers boost productivity

News | Last edited 15/10/18
Further rounds of funding for the popular small grants scheme for farmers has been confirmed.

£150,000 grant funding awarded

News | Last edited 10/10/18
Sussex Lund award more than £150,000 for High Weald conservation projects

Wheat bulb fly pressure stays low in 2018

Arable | Last edited 09/10/18
It is one of the lowest-risk years for wheat bulb fly (WBF) since monitoring began, according to the final results from the AHDB autumn survey of the pest.


News | Last edited 09/10/18
Help wanted from dog owners and dog walkers using South Downs’ heathland.

Extra boost to post-em blackgrass control

Arable | Last edited 09/10/18
Additional blackgrass control can be achieved in winter wheat by including Xerton (ethofumesate) as part of a post-emergence follow-up application.