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Sussex MP supports Rural Powerhouse campaign

News Last edited 27/03/20
Bexhill and Battle MP Huw Merriman spoke of the importance of the rural economy during a visit to a local farm in Battle.

Three crop rule relaxed and £6 million fund

News Last edited 27/03/20
New measures to help farmers get back on their feet and move on from floods with a £6 million funding under the Farming Recovery Fund.

Early and prolonged fly season expected

Livestock Last edited 27/03/20
Farmers should be prepared to protect their stock from flies earlier this year with the mild weather expected to increase fly numbers and prolong the season, a leading biologist is warning.

Real-time data key to optimising bird performance

Livestock Last edited 27/03/20
A decline in either food and water consumption can dictate health and performance issues within a flock.

Government knocks down barriers to productivity for tenant farmers

Legal Last edited 18/03/20
Government modernises agricultural tenancy law to make it fit for 21st century and plans to give tenant farmers more flexibility on how they run their business and when they retire.

Watch for unexpected yellow rust in backward wheat

Arable Last edited 18/03/20
Be alert for early-season yellow rust outbreaks appearing unexpectedly, especially in backward crops, winter wheat growers are being urged.

£1 million to support transition to future farming system

News Last edited 18/03/20
New projects funded to provide farmers with tailored on-farm advice to help them prepare for transition away from Common Agricultural Policy.

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