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Keystone Agricultural Producers staff are concerned what passing of Bill 44 could mean for agriculture in Manitoba.
Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan staff sent provincial party candidates a set of proposals focusing on agriculture.
The British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture created an intentions paper outlining several policy changes to meat processing in rural areas.
The province of Ontario is committing $1 million in funding to projects that will provide tangible positive outcomes for rural communities.
Silage corn gives producers a quality feed source and high tonnage.
The Student Federation of the Ontario Agricultural College is working to help agriculture students form a community from a distance.
The Canadian Barley Research Coalition is investing in the University of Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre to develop barley new varieties.
Farm Credit Canada’s mid-year review of farmland values shows increases.
An unknown party has been stealing and damaging equipment that monitors drainage and water quality at the Huronview Demonstration Farm.
At the 2020 Virtual Great Ontario Yield Tour Final Event, Chris ‘Dutch’ van Meijl, Sales Administrator at Bushel Plus, gave an overview of the company’s all-in-one combine loss measurement system.
A redesigned nine-model range of Vendro tedders has been added to Krone’s grassland kit list and replaces the KW models. The Vendro machines are attached via a three-point linkage and use a short-end mounting concept, which means they sit closer to the tractors and shift more weight onto the front axle, reducing transport length and […]
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Farmers always seem to be optimistic and this year is no exception, with “next year will be better” already being mentioned in every other sentence, it seems. I’m feeling positive and taking the same approach, and looking forward to the autumn drilling campaign getting started. Harvest hasn’t been that much fun and more of a […]
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A few weeks ago, when turning on the TV, listening to the radio or opening a newspaper, it was impossible to avoid upland farmer James Rebanks espousing his views on the future of sustainable farming as he publicised his new book, English Pastoral. It’s uplifting, inspiring stuff. In a nutshell (and I apologise to James […]
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Save British Farming (SBF) is urging farmers to drive their tractors or other farm vehicles to London for a second protest against government plans to lower UK food production standards in future trade deals. The campaign group is planning a socially distanced, drive-slow demo around Parliament Square in London on the afternoon of Monday 28 […]
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A ban on the outdoor use of metaldehyde slug pellets is to be introduced across Great Britain from spring 2022. Defra farm minister Victoria Prentis said the decision to ban the use of the pesticide on farms and in gardens, except in permanent greenhouses, was being taken “in order to better protect wildlife and the […]
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Barley values gained £2/t in the week to Friday lunchtime (18 September), while wheat recovered to end the week at values similar to those of a week earlier. This put average spot feed barley at £129.90/t ex-farm, and in a range from £125/t-£133/t. Support from export demand was evident, with the top end of the […]
Farmers are being warned about the dangers of using mobile phones while driving machinery on roads following a number of recent offences. It comes after police forces in the Midlands caught three tractor drivers using handheld mobile phones while driving on busy A roads over the past fortnight. On Wednesday (16 September), officers from Staffordshire […]
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Records were sent tumbling at the “Working Genes” sale of Neil and Debbie McGowan Incheoch, Blairgowrie, as online bids secured functional forage-reared genetics. Trade was up £131 and £580 a head on the year for Lleyns and Texels, respectively, at the McGowans’ thirteenth on-farm sale, with the highest averages yet. John Scott, Fearn Farm, Tain, […]
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A delay in securing “third country” status with the EU is putting the UK’s £175m-a-month meat export market at risk, meat trade representatives have warned. To continue selling meat, live animals and other food products into the EU after 31 December, the UK will need a third country listing – as a whole and possibly […]
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Almost half of the UK’s arable land is now looked after by an independent agronomist, with that area expected to increase as Brexit takes shape and new agricultural policy is introduced. As the farming industry braces for its biggest reform and transformation since 1945, interest in the independent advice sector has never been greater, reports […]
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