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Farmland volumes highest for 10 years

Property Last edited 18/10/18
More land has been publicly marketed in England in 2018 than at any point in the past 10 years, according to Strutt & Parker.

Farm of the Year runner-up for West Sussex company

News Last edited 18/10/18
The Woodhorn Group reaches top three in OMSCo Farm of the Year Awards.

Fungicide approval provides more choice for OSR growers

Arable Last edited 18/10/18
This autumn, growers of oilseed rape will have the option of a new fungicide for controlling diseases such as Phoma and Light Leaf Spot. Revel is a contact and systemic fungicide containing 250g difenoconazole in an emulsifiable concentrate for use in winter and spring OSR.

How livestock farmers can maximise straw usage this winter‚Äč

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.

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