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  1. Farm Business RSS

    New chair for NOAH elected at AGM

    Written by John Swire NOAH’s 2021 AGM took place on 16 June, where Caitrina Oakes, managing director, Vetoquinol UK and Ireland, was elected as the new Chair of NOAH for 2021/22. Speaking at the NOAH Members event that followed, Ms Oakes outlined some of the areas she would be prioritising...
  2. GOV.UK RSS

    CCC Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk

    CCC Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk Written by Defra Press Office There’s been extensive coverage of the Climate Change Committee’s Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3) report out today, which suggests the nation’s efforts to adapt to climate change is not keeping pace with the...
  3. Defra Farming

    The Future Farming Resilience Fund: an update

    The Future Farming Resilience Fund: an update Written by Andrew Powley In March, I blogged about the Future Farming Resilience Fund (FFRF). The FFRF provides business support to farmers and land managers to help them navigate the changes that are happening during the agricultural transition...
  4. Arable Scotland

    Arable Scotland: Alternative markets and new cash crops

    Arable Conversations: Alternative markets and new cash crops 11.30 – 12.30 on 29th June 2021 Join us at Arable Scotland on 29 June at 11.30 am for an interactive ‘Arable Conversation’ that will discuss ‘Alternative markets and new cash crops’. The session will cover the seasons market potential...
  5. GOV.UK RSS

    Government marks World Ocean Day with marine commitments

    Government marks World Ocean Day with marine commitments Written by Defra Press Office To mark World Ocean Day, today (8th June 2021), the UK government has set out its marine commitments as it advances its role as a global leader in marine protection both domestically and internationally...
  6. Agriland RSS

    NI in-depth: What does NI’s Climate Change Bill actually mean for farming?

    Written by Rachel Martin There has been a lot of talk about Northern Ireland’s proposed new Climate Change Bill as it begins its passage through Stormont. Agriland northern correspondent Rachel Martin takes a look at what’s included in the detailed document, as well as its potential...
  7. Bigjon44

    T3

    Anyone warrant doing a T3 this year? Growing skyfall and is a bit of yellow rust around so may do a cheapo one involving Tebuconazole
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Farming is relearning what it forgot

    Written by John Swire The agricultural sector is returning to knowledge from more than a century ago, but with updated science and technology, says a co-author of The Agricultural Notebook. The Notebook, which is widely regarded as ‘the Bible’ for every agricultural student, farmer, and...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    New Defra data shows organic growth ‘in the pipeline’

    Written by John Swire Provisional 2020 organic farming statistics released by Defra (27 May 2021) reveal reasons to be optimistic about the future of the organic sector, with the overall UK land currently in conversion increasing significantly by 12%. While not all the details in Defra’s...
  10. Defra Farming

    Preparing for the Tree Health pilot

    Preparing for the Tree Health pilot Written by Joe Harrison Trees give us oxygen. They store carbon. They help the soil and provide a habitat for wildlife. For these reasons and many more, protecting them from pests and diseases is important. You might remember we blogged about the...
  11. Agriland RSS

    NI’s new Beacon Farm Network begins carbon footprint benchmarking

    Written by Rachel Martin The newly-established ‘Beacon Farm’ research network has begun work establishing a benchmark for carbon sequestration in Northern Ireland. Government policy and public pressure has seen a recent focus on reducing carbon emissions and achieving net-zero. However, the...
  12. GOV.UK RSS

    Joanna Lumley and the StopSeaBlasts campaign

    Joanna Lumley and the StopSeaBlasts campaign Written by Defra Press Office The Environment Secretary George Eustice today met Joanna Lumley to discuss ways in which they can work together to reduce the impact that clearing unexploded bombs can have on marine mammals. Joanna Lumley is a...
  13. Oxbury Bank

    Introducing Oxbury Flexi Credit – Milk Cheque

    At Oxbury, we are dedicated to providing products tailored to the needs of the modern British farmer. Following the successful launch of Oxbury Farm Loans and Oxbury Farm Credit we are continuing to demonstrate our agricultural expertise and technology excellence by introducing Oxbury Flexi...
  14. GOV.UK RSS

    Low-carbon concrete flood defences to help Environment Agency hit net zero by 2030

    Low-carbon concrete flood defences to help Environment Agency hit net zero by 2030 Written by Defra Press Office The completed Hythe Ranges low-carbon concrete sea defence scheme, March 2021 There is coverage today of the Environment Agency’s roadmap to hit net zero as an organisation by...
  15. The Guardian RSS

    Small farms have a huge role to play in our sustainable future | Charles, Prince of Wales

    Small farms have a huge role to play in our sustainable future | Charles, Prince of Wales Written by Charles, Prince of Wales Small-scale agriculture needs the tools and confidence to deal with the rapid changes society has to make Charles, Prince of Wales is the heir apparent to the British...
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    Global beef shortage

  17. Agriland RSS

    Beef webinar series to explore sustainable production solutions

    Written by Rachel Martin A beef webinar series focusing on improving sustainability within Northern Ireland’s beef industry is set to start tonight (May 20). The series of four webinars is run jointly by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), College of Agriculture, Food and Rural...
  18. teslacoils

    T2

    So, T2 has always been the big spend. Is this Revystar the complete dogs danglies? Because £45/ha gets me a lot of other chem.
  19. Agriland RSS

    Eustice plans to treble tree planting rates

    Written by William Kellett Plans to treble tree planting rates over the course of this Parliament will be set out by the Environment Secretary George Eustice this week. Eustice set out how new measures to increase tree planting will form a central pillar in the efforts to reach net zero...
  20. News

    What to do about the lack of grass?

    Despite rainfall in early May across the UK, farmers are faced with limited grass growth for this time of year. Wynnstay grass and roots manager, Colin Jones, says although welcomed, this wet weather is still a little too late to offset the lack of grass many are currently faced with. “With...
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