Potato growers in the West will have the opportunity to visit a new potato demonstration farm in Shropshire to see how to tackle challenges such as potato cyst nematode.
Planting continues apace in the north of Scotland and most seed growers made a start in the past fortnight.
Dry conditions are having an impact on crops and Iain Richards says those on gravel appear stressed, although spring barleys are still looking good.
The ban on neonicotinoid seed treatments for oilseed rape had a more severe impact on farmers in its second year (2016), with growers facing lower yields and increased costs.
About 4,200 acres of Herefordshire County Council’s farming estate will go on sale later this month, but late valuations are leaving tenants unable to plan for the future.
Young farmers have a unique opportunity to influence new agricultural policy before the 8 June general election, according to senior farming representatives.
The barley disease ramularia is potentially resistant to three key fungicide groups according to recent findings in Germa...
Beet processor British Sugar reported a rise in its half-year profits driven by higher sugar prices, lower beet costs and the weakness of the pound.
Farmers just starting out, as well as those who are more experienced, will have the opportunity to push their careers forward with the launch of two new courses.
The European Commission is getting ready to start the process to get glyphosate reauthorised for at least 10 years, EU farm commissioner Phil Hogan has indicated.