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20 June 2018
New-look Cereals delivers for whole farming sector
Visitors and exhibitors welcomed the far-reaching farmer-led changes at the Cereals Event last week, with plenty of cutting-edge technology and advice on offer...
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15 June 2018
Multi-million-pound boost for crop resilience
New funding to develop scientific breakthroughs in crop research and innovation ...
13 June 2018
NFU launches #YourHarvest to raise profile of arable sector
The NFU has today launched a new campaign to celebrate the contribution the arable sector makes to the nation’s economy, food supply and environment...
05 June 2018
NFU lifts the lid on the IPM toolbox at industry summit
The NFU will today (5 June 2018) hold its first Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Summit bringing together industry professionals, academics and arable farmers to discuss research and on-farm practicalities...
01 June 2018
Family farmers likely the first casualty if Trump administration provokes global trade war
WASHINGTON - In a move that has already provoked retaliatory measures, the Trump administration has announced its intention to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminium imports...
31 May 2018
Farming in small-scale spaces: what’s the story?
Hadlow College celebrates its 50th anniversary with Vision50 – looking into the future of farming and how robotics could aid with the changes the pig industry is facing...
Are you making the best use of your drone?
Drones are becoming increasingly popular in the agricultural industry and with the constantly developing technology it can be hard to keep up...
MACS-G20 brings together scientific leaders in agriculture
With the aim of building consensus for sustainable and equitable development at the agro-industrial level, representatives of the G20 countries analysed proposals on climate change, genetic editing and...
29 May 2018
Ingot check the rolled gold of feed grain checks
With grain the major and costly ingredient in pig diets and contributing much of the dietary energy, Australian pork producers are increasingly demanding that grains they feed have been accurately measured...
24 May 2018
State of emergency due to droughts in Argentina
Agribusiness has declared the agricultural emergency due to drought in Corrientes and Santiago del Estero...
23 May 2018
Farmers Union urges immediate action on E15 waiver
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delay in allowing year-round use of E15 gasoline threatens harm to markets for family farmers, according to National Farmers Union...
14 May 2018
New guide highlights livestock opportunities for arable farmers
The numerous opportunities for collaboration between arable and livestock enterprises have been highlighted in a new guide issued by AHDB...
01 May 2018
BPS 2018 applications due
More than 35,000 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 applications have been submitted since the application window for the scheme opened on 13 March...
13 April 2018
Expect big winners as British agri-tech forges ahead
Britain will remain a magnet for cutting edge research in agricultural techniques, a leading MEP told farming technologists this week....
07 March 2018
International Women's Day: challenging farming stereotypes
Challenging stereotypes is always important, and the Cereals Event is getting behind International Women’s Day this week to disprove some common myths about females in farming. ...
15 December 2017
Red Tractor Assurance secures new five-year biofuels authorisation for combinable crops and sugar beet
The biofuels market for Red Tractor assured crops has been secured with the news that the European Commission will continue to recognise the scheme under the Renewable Energy Directive....
14 December 2017
Best of The Pig Site 2017: Mycotoxin management
Next up in the rundown of 2017's best articles......
27 November 2017
Glyphosate decision welcomed by NFU
The decision to reauthorise the use of glyphosate for five years is welcome news and testament to the hard work of British farmers in lobbying MEPs over its safety and benefits, the NFU said today....
09 October 2017
Vegetable Oils Give Lift to FAO Food Price Index
GLOBAL - Global food prices rose slightly in September, as firmer prices of vegetable oils and to a lesser extent dairy products offset declining prices for staple cereal grains....
02 October 2017
Pig Prices Continue to Head South; SPP Now Stands at 161.04
UK - Although pig prices are continuing to head south and the SPP lost 1.29p this week and now stands at 161.04, this still compares favourably with 141.03 a year ago, writes Peter Crichton in his "Traffic...
27 September 2017
Rain Delays Harvest but Improves Conditions for Fall Work
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture reports rain that delayed the harvest across much of the province last week will give crops that have not yet fully matured a final boost and help get fall work moving forward,...
Harvest is Here; Farmers Reminded to Put Safety First
US - Harvest is here, that means farmers are already moving equipment on roads, harvesting their crop, and hauling it to elevators....
21 September 2017
Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related...
18 September 2017
GB Pig Prices Face Corrections Late Last Week
UK - All the signs were there earlier in the week that prices would be facing something of a correction today, and they did, writes Peter Crichton in his "Traffic Lights" commentary for 15 September 2017....
15 September 2017
Saskatchewan Crop Yields Looking Better as Harvest Advances
CANADA - Saskatchewan Agriculture reports crop yields are looking better than had been feared as the harvest moves forward, Bruce Cochrane writes....
12 September 2017
Global Cereal Output Heading for New Record
GLOBAL - Global food prices dipped in August, mainly as the prospect of bumper cereal harvests pushed up expectations for larger grain inventories....
Livestock Production Much Smaller Challenge to Global Food Security
GLOBAL - Humans face mounting challenges when it comes to finding ways to sustainably feed an exploding population. As populations become wealthier and more urbanised, the demand for animal products continues...
11 September 2017
SPP Continues to Drift Downwards
UK - The SPP continues to drift downwards albeit at a fairly slow rate dropping by .49p this week to 164.17p, reports Peter Crichton in his "Traffic Lights" commentary for 8 September....
08 September 2017
Study Reveals Whole Grains Decrease Colorectal Cancer Risk; Processed Meats Increase Risk
GLOBAL - Eating whole grains daily, such as brown rice or whole-wheat bread, reduces colorectal cancer risk, with the more you eat the lower the risk, finds a new report by the American Institute for Cancer...
 
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