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Huge yield of British milling wheat

Arable Last edited 07/09/15
A crop of Crusoe from New Barn Farm near Chichester, West Sussex may be a new British milling wheat record, yielding 14.3 tonnes a hectare.

Maize boom challenged

Arable Last edited 20/07/15
Soil Association challenges the maize boom as soils destroyed and farmers’ livelihoods threatened

A bridge too far?

Arable Elved Philips Last edited 22/06/15
As I write this on 27 May, the news seems to be full of all types of freak weather events: serious flooding in America, record high temperatures in India, very dry weather in Canada and Russia.

Spray docks in silage crops now

Arable Last edited 14/04/15
The best time to tackle dock infestations in silage crops is before first cut

European farmers maintain excellent safety record on food production

Arable Last edited 18/03/15
The Crop Protection Association (CPA) has welcomed the findings of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) 2013 annual report on pesticide residues in food, which has shown residue compliance rates above 97%, maintaining the excellent levels of compliance demonstrated over the preceding two years.

*JOB OPPORTUNITY*

Arable Last edited 11/03/15
The Lettuce Company in Kent is looking for a full time tractor driver to join their dedicated team.

Losing triazoles is a challenge

Arable Last edited 03/03/15
Oxfordshire cereal farmer Colin Woodward says that traditional cereal fungicide application timings are no longer proving effective at taking out diseases such as septoria, rust and mildew.

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