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UK sheep producers urged to protect lambs from spring disease threat

Livestock | Last edited 20/03/19
Sheep pregnancy scanners across the UK have reported variable results over the winter.

Growing champions in the next generation of pickers

Fruit | Last edited 20/03/19
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has created a new induction video to help growers develop essential skills in their fruit-picking workforce.

Expect continuing change in weed control strategies in potatoes

Arable | Last edited 18/03/19
For the last ten years or so, potato growers in the UK have been adjusting their weed control programmes to fit in with the many registration changes to herbicides.

Strong start for pig meat exports

Livestock | Last edited 18/03/19
In 2018, the UK shipped a record total of 347,000 tonnes of pig meat.

Planning for diversification

Property | Last edited 15/03/19
Diversification is not only a way of raising farm income it can be a way of offering added value to a product, increasing capital value in assets, utilising redundant buildings/land and perhaps, in light of the Agricultural Bill, a way of replacing an otherwise previously reliable form of subsidised income all together?

New livestock showing opportunities

Events | Last edited 15/03/19
Organisers of the Kent County Show, the Kent County Agricultural Society, are increasing their offering for livestock exhibitors at the Show on 5, 6, 7 July 2019.

Warm winter primes aphids for early flights

Arable | Last edited 14/03/19
Aphids will start to fly about two weeks earlier than average this year, according to the AHDB Aphid News service.

£4million woodland fund

News | Last edited 14/03/19
£4million woodland fund could benefit landowners in the South East