horticulture

  1. Bald Rick

    Government Policy towards net Zero

    Here we go: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uks-path-to-net-zero-set-out-in-landmark-strategy Suggested also that there will be "help" for livestock farms
  2. Agriland RSS

    Confidential helpline set up to support pig industry

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A confidential, 24-hour helpline has been set up by the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) to support workers affected by the current crisis in the British pig industry. The helpline will supplement the charity’s current system of support...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Devon growers receive Young Organic Farmer award

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Organic Research Centre’s Young Organic Farmer/Grower of the Year 2021 title has been awarded to Devon growers, Ashley Wheeler and Kate Norman. Wheeler and Norman have been running Trill Farm Garden near Musbury in Devon for eleven years and credit...
  4. AHDB Podcast RSS

    303: AHDB Beef & Lamb: How calving heifers at two years old can help to boost profits in the suckler herd

    303: AHDB Beef & Lamb: How calving heifers at two years old can help to boost profits in the suckler herd Written by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board The AHDB Maternal Matters campaign aims to highlight the connection between maternal performance and profitability in the suckler...
  5. Defra Farming

    Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

    Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot Written by Lisa Applin In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot. The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the...
  6. JP1

    Outside AD plant ag produce causing nuisance

    To be fair I can see his point too https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/tonnes-stinking-rotten-corn-dumped-6044071?utm_source=linkCopy&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar
  7. GOV.UK RSS

    Package of measures announced to support pig sector

    Package of measures announced to support pig sector Written by Defra Press Office There has been widespread coverage of the announcement of a package of measures to support the pig industry. This was widely covered in national, regional and trade media, including The Times, The Financial...
  8. AHDB Podcast RSS

    302: Grain marketing with Ed Ussett

    302: Grain marketing with Ed Ussett Written by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board In this AHDB Food and Farming podcast we talk with Ed Ussett, a Grain Marketing Economist at the University of Minnesota, about all things grain marketing. Looking at what constitutes a “good price”...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Levy holiday announced for English and Scottish pig producers

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Two meat levy bodies, in agreement with Ministers from Scotland and England, have today (Thursday, October 14) announced a pork levy holiday for November 2021. Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) are...
  10. Bruce Almighty

    AHDB survey

    I had the survey call this morning (01904732249) Yes AHDB do some very good work . . . But I let them know my views about Red Tractor funding from AHDB etc Reign in Red Tractor or lose the vote. Don't miss the chance to tell them what you think
  11. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Grain Market Outlook 2021

  12. Farm Business RSS

    Young organic farmer recognised with launch of new award

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The inaugural Young Organic Farmer/Grower of the Year award was launched by the Organic Research Centre (‘ORC’) at its 40th anniversary event. The Organic Research Centre has launched its inaugural Young Organic Farmer/Grower of the Year award, which...
  13. Farm Business RSS

    BBSRC and AHDB to fund research into helping farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions

    Written by Iain Hoey from Farm Business The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have teamed up to invest £500,000 in UK agriculture to help the industry transition to more sustainable practices, and...
  14. Agriland RSS

    LAMMA show to celebrate 40 years in January

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The LAMMA Show returns to the halls of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) on January 11-12, 2022 to celebrate its 40th year as the UK’s leading agricultural machinery, equipment and technology show. “To celebrate this important milestone in LAMMA’s...
  15. Defra Farming

    Farming Innovation Programme: applications open next week

    Farming Innovation Programme: applications open next week Written by Niall Bradshaw Earlier this summer, we said that we would launch the first competitions of the new Industry-led Research and Development Partnerships Fund in October. I'm pleased to say that we’re on track. The...
  16. Agriland RSS

    Shortage of lamb imports forecast for the UK Christmas period

    Written by Michael Geary from Agriland UK lamb imports for the Christmas period look likely to be tight, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). This expected tightness in lamb supplies is partly due to the lack of New Zealand lamb being available, according...
  17. AHDB Podcast RSS

    301: Future Farming Resilience Fund

    301: Future Farming Resilience Fund Written by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board In this podcast AHDB’s Derek Carless and Peter Shallcross a dairy and arable farmer in the South of Wiltshire speak to John Bates about how levy payers can access free support to help decision making...
  18. S

    What can and cannot run on red diesel from March 1. 2021

    I read somewhere probably here that excavators will run on derv from next year to be legal but is it true that all contracting will have to use derv including silaging equipment?
  19. AHDB Podcast RSS

    300: Tim Rycroft AHDB's chief executive talks frankly

    300: Tim Rycroft AHDB's chief executive talks frankly Written by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board AHDB chief executive Tim Rycroft speaks frankly to John Bates about his first few weeks in the job, meetings with levy payers, the changes in progress for the organisation and the...
  20. Chris F

    AHDB put all Red Tractor funding on hold

    Back in March, the AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds voted to stop funding Red Tractor and then chose another project to use those funds for. This was around £40k that was stripped from Red Tractor. It was stated by AHDB that this was nothing to do with the imports issue, but the timing suggests it...
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