Comedy nights raise £14,550 for air ambulance
When his 28-year-old daughter, Jessica Hutchings, had an unexpected cardiac arrest while driving between fields during lambing season, Kent farmer Richard Vant was keen to “always be in credit” with the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust.
Farmers move to improve pre-em applications
Undertaken over the past year at events such as LAMMA, CropTec and Syngenta application training meetings, the results from a survey of farmers and spray operators actions with pre-emergence herbicide applications are in.
Metaldehyde slug pellet ban overturned
In an unprecedented move, the decision by the former Secretary of State for the Environment to ban metaldehyde slug pellet products has been declared unlawful.
Over the last few weeks in July there were reports of several fires in the South East region.
Top tips to stay safe during harvest
The NFU is reminding growers of simple but effective ways they can stay safe this summer as combines are dusted off and harvest begins in earnest.