UK feed wheat prices are strengthening amid weather concerns in Europe and the US.
Millers are using more wheat, both home-grown and imported.
The lack of rain is putting spring-sown crops under pressure in the Scottish Borders after very few April showers and a dry forecast for early May.
The blight monitoring season is officially under way for potato growers with the publication of the first online forecast.
Six new varieties of sugar beet have made it through stringent field trials to be included in the Recommended List for 2018, with a top yield of 107%.
Total income from farming (Tiff) in the UK rose by 1.5% or £59m in real terms to £3.9bn in 2016, Defra figures sho...
Some farmer are being forced to irrigate crops as the dry spell continues, with concerns that up 50% of crop yields maybe lost in wheat if the drought is prolonged.