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Coronavirus and the rural economy

News Last edited 15/05/20
Rural Policy Group, a visionary policy think tank for the future of rural business in the UK, is hosting a series of panel-led virtual debates on the issues facing the rural economy during the coronavirus pandemic.

Give spring cereals a nutrition boost

Arable Last edited 15/05/20
Spring-sown cereals that have struggled to establish in the dry conditions through April and May could be given a much-needed boost with targeted foliar nutrition, says agronomy firm Hutchinsons.

New online learning platform

News Last edited 14/05/20
BASIS has launched a new digital learning platform – the BASIS Classroom – that supports members in advancing their professional development from home.

Two biological solutions in soft fruit

Fruit Last edited 14/05/20
In speciality crops, biologicals are the future.

Financial support package for dairy farmers

Livestock Last edited 14/05/20
RABDF welcomes £10k support for farmers but warns more may be needed.

British Wool open for wool receipts as usual

News Last edited 14/05/20
The clear message is that its depots and head office function are operating and British Wool is collecting and receiving wool as usual.

Fresh produce in a time of Covid-19

News Last edited 13/05/20
Harper Adams University Professor of Applied Plant Physiology and Director of the Fresh Produce Research Centre Jim Monaghan gives his opinion.

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