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02 December 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers Notice Increase in Severe Weather Events
UK - As the Paris Climate Conference (COP21) today hosts its ‘Farmers’ Day’, a new survey from the National Farmers Union has highlighted the damage that severe weather events have inflicted...
01 December 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Thousands of British Farmers to Receive BPS Payments on 1st Dec
UK - The Government's Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has announced that around 30,000 farmers are set to receive their 2015 Basic Payment Scheme payments on Tuesday 1 December....
09 November 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Lords Look at Creating Resilient EU Agriculture Sector
UK - The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Energy and the Environment have launched a new inquiry into how the agriculture industry can respond to price volatility and help make farming more...
05 November 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Feed Grains Markets Grow in a Shrinking World
ANALYSIS - Stable and, in some cases, even higher stocks and favourable harvests of maize, wheat and other cereals offer livestock producers the prospect of stable feed prices in the coming year,...
26 October 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Royal Summit Shows Help is at Hand for Crisis-Hit UK Farmers
UK - The Prince of Wales joined a summit on Friday looking at ways to help farm businesses suffering from the current adverse market conditions....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Government Rules on How Supermarket Deal with Suppliers – Do You Know the Rules?
UK - A new e-book has been launched to help suppliers to the UK's major supermarkets fully understand the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP), allowing them to be more aware of their rights...
21 September 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Targeted Technology to Solve Agricultural Challenges
ANALYSIS - Agriculture and livestock farming needs to target better what it is putting into production in order to achieve improved yields....
11 September 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Farm Environment Subsidies Have Positive Effect
UK - New research from the University of Cambridge has suggested that subsidies provided to farmers to protect the environment do have a positive effect....
09 July 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Farm Fatality Figures Still “Quite Horrifying”
UK and Ireland – Death counts on UK and Irish farms are proving stubborn despite a sea change in industry mentality....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Cost and Convenience Beats Origin for UK Shoppers
UK - Consumers may say they desire food with provenance and quality but cost and convenience is driving choice, a study from Barclays bank has found....
06 July 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom BVA Promotes Farm Safety Guidance as Survey Reveals High Injury Levels
UK - Coinciding with the start of Farm Safety Week (6-10 July) the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging all vets, veterinary employers and farmers to read and act on its Farm Health...
01 July 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Opening New Export Markets is Vital to UK Agriculture
UK - Selling more UK produce abroad and growing export access has never been so important, said the National Farmers Union (NFU) President Meurig Raymond, speaking at the AHDB’s 11th annual...
30 June 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Tesco's Must Make Meaningful Commitment to Industry, says NFU
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging Tesco to demonstrate exactly how it is delivering on its promises made in 2013 to improve relationships with suppliers, shorten supply chains and...
19 June 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Single Issue Policy Making Threatening UK Farming Potential
UK - Single issue policy making at European and UK levels appears to be reducing the ability of British agriculture to achieve its objective of ‘producing more from less’, according to the...
15 June 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom New AHDB Branding Launched at Cereals
UK - New branding and a proposed new way of working for the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) was formally launched at today’s Cereals event in Lincolnshire....
26 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Substantial Increase in Old Crop Wheat Carry-over
UK - For most of this season we’ve known that at the end of June, the UK is likely to have a substantial carry-over of wheat compared with earlier years....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom One Year In, HGCA’s Monitor Farm Programme is Farmer-led Success
UK - Farmers across England and Wales have reported how highly they value HGCA’s new Monitor Farm programme, because of the unique opportunity to share experiences and discuss locally relevant...
22 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom NFU Voices Concerns Over Farm Payment Mapping Developments
UK - The NFU says it still has serious concerns over the need for farmers to record previously unmapped permanent ineligible features as part of their Basic Payment Scheme application this year,...
21 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Ukrainian Wheat Crop Potential Boosted
UKRAINE - Moderate temperatures and recent rainfall have boosted the outlook for crops for harvest 2015 in Ukraine with production forecasts raised as a result. ...
19 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Neonicotinoid Ban Continues to Devastate Oilseed Rape Crops
UK - Farmers across the country are continuing to suffer heavy losses through oilseed rape crop damage following restrictions to the availability of neonicotinoids, the NFU has said....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom NFU Urges New Crop of MPs to Back British Farming
UK - The British agriculture industry will work with Government on its plan to grow more, buy more and sell more British food at home and abroad, the NFU has told MPs....
15 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Measure to Manage: Informing Decisions and Improving Returns
UK - Growers visiting Cereals 2015 in June will have the opportunity to delve into their businesses at the ‘Measure to Manage’ zone on stand 902, where HGCA will be exhibiting as AHDB Cereals...
12 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Sprayer Technology to Suit All Budgets on Show at Cereals 2015
UK - Growers looking to replace their sprayer or buy new equipment to revamp their existing machine need look no further than Cereals 2015....
11 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom New Government Should Set Positive Agenda for Farming
UK - The National Farmers Union is looking forward to working with the new government to shape and implement their food and farming manifesto pledges....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom More Form Filling to Secure Organic Stewardship Payments
UK – Farmers wishing to go organic this year will need to provide more business information to receive countryside stewardship payments....
07 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Leatherjacket Pest Numbers Fall in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - The most recent survey by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) indicates that after two years of record numbers, Leatherjacket densities have plummeted....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom NFU to Underline Manifesto Asks at Industry Event
UK - Investing for growth and caring for our countryside are among the themes of the NFU’s manifesto which they will be highlighting at their post-election event for the industry next week....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Cereals 2015: Biggest Ever CPD Points Knowledge Trail
UK - This year’s Cereals event is offering the widest choice of CPD points yet, reflecting the wide range of technical excellence on show....
05 May 2015
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Volatility Takes its Toll on UK Farm Profitability
UK - A significant drop in commodity prices across the board is a major factor in causing a fall in the overall profitability of the farming sector in 2014, the National Farmers Union has said....
Crop Industry News from United Kingdom Fungi Could Form Bio-Fertiliser
UK - Fungi could be used as a 'bio-fertiliser' with the potential to replace unsustainable mined phosphate in future, according to new research from the University of Cambridge....
 
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