Monsanto highlights breadth of research and development investments
Innovations in data science, marker-assisted selection and new microbial products demonstrate the breadth of Monsanto’s research and developments (R&D) investments, and the integrated, science-based approach the company is taking to help farmers produce more from their land with less water, energy, waste and worry.
Competition winner collects prize
Congratulations to our lovely Jacksons Fencing Facebook competition winner, Karen Husk, who we met yesterday in the beautiful gardens of Jacksons HQ for the presentation of her prize.
Milk price battle heads to Brussels
The National Farmers Union (NFU) has taken the fight to protect the UK’s dairy farmers to Europe as further price cuts and market volatility risk threatening the industry.
Hampshire hosts national event
Hampshire will host this year’s British National Ploughing Championships when the event takes place at Wootton St Lawrence, near Basingstoke on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October.
Aim to get rid of lameness
Lameness is right at the top of sheep farmers’ concerns. An animal suffering from lameness is less able to graze and compete for feed. The consequences include a decline in body condition, lower lambing percentage, lower lamb birth weight, reduced growth rate in lambs, reduced milk production and lower fertility in rams and reduced wool growth. South East Farmer asks how effective treatments for lameness are.