1. The Guardian RSS

    The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm – built on a rooftop

    The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm – built on a rooftop Written by Jon Henley In Paris, urban farmers are trying a soil-free approach to agriculture that uses less space and fewer resources. Could it help cities face the threats to our food supplies? On top of a...
  2. CPM RSS

    Case IH forms exclusive distribution alliance with Bednar FMT

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Case IH and Bednar FMT have announced a strategic distribution agreement that sees Bednar FMT supply its range of farm machinery exclusively through the Case IH dealer network. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Bednar FMT currently exports its wide range of...
  3. CPM RSS

    Sugar beet agronomy – Uneasy start for beet

    Written by cpm Download PDF Challenging is the word that best describes the 2020 season to date and none more so than in sugar beet. CPM catches up with the up and downs of the spring and looks ahead at the fungicide decisions soon to be made. Aphids arrived 2-2.5 weeks earlier than normal. By...
  4. ploughman1963

    650/75R32 tyre - what have you got?

    Our combine came on 650/75R32 tyres but different brands - One has a flat tread profile while the other is crowned which means they have a different rolling radius and causes the combine to be slightly higher one side than the other - no problem until you put our 18’ header on that doesn’t have...
  5. Agriland RSS

    ‘More robust’ Rainforest Alliance standard to address ‘climate-smart’ agriculture and child labour

    Written by Rachel Martin New standards unveiled for the Rainforest Alliance’s sustainability certification tackle some of the darkest issues affecting agriculture in developing countries, such as child labour. The new rules published today (June 30), also seek to encourage ‘climate-smart’...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Rural Support joins Covid-19 mental health action group

    Written by Rachel Martin Agricultural mental health charity Rural Support has joined a coalition of charities working to help communities cope with the stress induced by the Covid-19 pandemic. It comes as the results from a UK-wide study involving Queen’s University Belfast showed around...
  7. Agritrade News RSS

    SRUC joins global sustainability network

    Written by Jamie Day Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has joined a network of universities across the world that are committed to sustainable, global development. It is a new member of the Global Challenges University Alliance (GCUA 2030), alongside partners in countries ranging from Chile...
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    Tyre side wall issue

    I have a steel wire coming out of the side wall on my rear tractor tyre. I’ve snipped it off a few times, but like a thread on your best woolly jumper it just keeps coming. I’m hoping to sneak another year or two out of the tyres - do I just keep snipping and hope for the best?
  9. CPF

    Warranty on tyres

    Some tyre dealers Will look after you if you’ve got an issue, And the manufacturer will keep the warranty quiet ,as normally they carry a three year warranty in the UK .But they will try every excuse under the Sun to get out of it. Just come across some farming papers I brought back from...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Parliamentary report on small abattoirs recommends series of government interventions

    Written by Rachel Martin Small abattoirs make a vital contribution to both the rural economy and animal welfare, according to a new report published this week. The report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) comes as several small abattoirs have closed in recent...
  11. GOV.UK RSS

    Coverage of the review into Highly Protected Marine Areas

    Coverage of the review into Highly Protected Marine Areas Written by Defra Press Office Coverage of the review into Highly Protected Marine Areas Highly Protected Marine Areas would offer total protection for all species and habitats within their boundaries. An independent review into...
  12. Agriland RSS

    SRUC joins global network committed to sustainable global development

    Written by Agriland Team Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has joined a network of universities across the world committed to sustainable, global development. The college joins partners in countries as diverse as Chile, China, New Zealand, Rwanda, Sweden and the USA in the Global Challenges...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Report claims cattle in US recieve 8-9 times more antibiotics than in UK

    Written by Rachel Martin A new report by a group encouraging farmers to reduce their antibiotic use, claims that US livestock received on average 5.4 times more antibiotics in 2018 than their UK counterparts. Most worryingly, it found American cattle received between eight and nine times more...
  14. james.l

    What's stopping you from becoming regenerative/holistic?

    Hi, I've recently come across the concept of RegenAg/Holistic management and wondered why it's not more mainstream despite it's obvious benefits. What are some of the barriers that are preventing/prevented you from making the switch? What can be done to overcome them?
  15. Mounty

    Michelin vs Alliance - Worth the extra?

    Got quotes today on a pair of tyres today 650/75/R30. Michelin Axiobib and Alliance 372. The Michelin's work out £1250 more for the pair. They're also offering £250 cashback until the end of the month so makes them a grand more. Worth the extra wedge?
  16. S

    What do you call the part

    Evening, I have this part (hopefully picture below) I need for my househam sprayer but I don’t know what it is called. It’s connected on by a U shaped pin through to two holes. It’s off the end of the spray line. Any help would be appreciated, thanks simon
  17. Farm Business RSS

    MPs urged to back back amendment on import standards as Agriculture Bill returns

    Written by Alistair Driver MPs are being urged to back an amendment to the Agriculture Bill designed to prevent UK farmers being undercut by lower standard imports. As the era-defining Bill returns to the Commons today, Neil Parish, chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee...
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    food chain

    Watch Then ask what we could do, here in the UK
  19. Agriland RSS

    Former NFU president appointed as Organic Research Centre chairman

    Written by Rachel Martin Former NFU president Tim Bennett has been appointed as the new chairman of the Organic Research Centre (ORC) Council of Management. Bennett’s appointment follows the planned retirement of long-standing chairman Mike Turnbull. Turnbull spent the past eight years both...
  20. J

    12.4x46 rowcrop tyres.

    Looking for a price on a pair of 12.4x46 tyres + tubes.