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It’s been 30 years since the last time growth was seen in this important sector.
This expanded label will help farmers protect even more crops with Lumivia CPL. The broad-spectrum protection against early-season insect pests allows farmers to maximize their yield potential
Few things say summer in America more than buttery corn on the cob, but as summer temperatures climb to unprecedented levels, the future of sweet corn may not be so sweet.
Team of UVM researchers join $23M nationwide effort to help U.S. dairy farmers improve sustainability through optimal soil health management.
Inflation has increased 13% in the last year, so it is no shock to shoppers that groceries have become more expensive. But Kansas State University food scientist Karen Blakeslee said that the outbreak of avian influenza in the U.S. also is partly responsible for increased holiday food costs.
The poultry sector faces an out-and-out fight for survival if avian influenza was ever to take a hold on farms across Scotland – that’s the stark warning from NFU Scotland’s poultry working group chair, Robert Thomson.
herbicide resistance traits, iron chlorosis tolerance, and genetic source of SCN resistance
While Brazil hits successive records in grain production, Brazilian farmers face an old problem: a deficit in grain storage. The Brazilian government projects national grain output will be 313 million tons of soybeans, corn, cotton, rice, and wheat in the 2022/2023 crop season – which would be a new record. That would be 15% higher than last season, when Brazilian farmers harvested an all-time high of 271 million tons of grain (see farmdoc daily, August 29, 2022). If projections for a record Brazilian harvest occur, the storage deficit could reach more than 100 million tons in Brazil.
That decrease on total ag production value was likely a result of last year’s severe drought cond
Insect pests can infest bagged and bin-stored grains and cause extensive post-harvest losses, spoilage, and reduced prices or rejection of grain by buyers. Effective control of stored grain pests without synthetic pesticides requires an IPM approach combining sanitation, identification, monitoring, and preventive practices.
A Norfolk arable farmer is using miscanthus to square off poorer performing and awkwardly shaped field edges, in a move to improve field management and machinery efficiency. Algy Garrod from Manor Farm in Bintree, Norfolk, decided to plant miscanthus three years ago on a 5ha plot of less productive land and is now increasing this […]
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We housed the cows full time at the end of the third week of October as the gateways got wetter and wetter. Heavy land dictates the length of the grazing season here, and the gateways even more so, despite the upturned railway sleepers 10 yards into the field to spread the footfall. See also: How […]
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It has been obvious for some time that we need to talk about deer – or, more specifically, the explosion in their numbers. There can’t be a farmer or landowner in the country who hasn’t noticed how numbers have increased. See also: Defra sets out plan to curb soaring deer numbers Fifty years ago, a […]
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This beautiful Australian red sky was submitted to our Farmlife Framed gallery by Freddie Harrold, who captured this shot during his first week in Dalwallinu, Western Australia, during harvesting. Although a very different setting, the shot took us back to the long, hot summer just gone by in the UK, although it feels like a […]
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Whether it’s a legal, tax, insurance, management or land issue, Farmers Weekly’s experts can help. Rebecca Stanton, solicitor planning and environment team at Thrings advises on the legal regulations of septic tanks. See also: Business Clinic: Is a discretionary trust the right move for our farm and family? Q: We are selling our farm and […]
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Society is changing at pace, and it is time for farming to come up with a new forward-looking vision for itself. This should not hark back to some halcyon past that never really existed, but should look forward to the opportunities that exist in the future. For the farming sector, innovation, new technology and new […]
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BvL’s self-propelled mixer wagon fleet has gained a new member in the form of the mid-range V-Mix Drive Maximus Plus 2S. Powered by a 174hp, four-cylinder engine, the machine slots between the existing single- and double-auger variants, combining the base of the former with the tub of the latter. See also: FW Farm Inventions Competition returns with £2,550 […]
With £13m up for grabs, Defra’s Slurry Infrastructure Grant scheme has been much anticipated by farm businesses that need to expand their storage or replace an existing store to meet government pollution control requirements for six months’ storage. The grants of up to £250,000 to cover about 50% of the cost of slurry storage investments […]
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In the two years that Dominic McKenzie has been farm manager at Long Lane Development Farm in Somerset, the antibiotics use has fallen by 60% at the calf-rearing unit that houses 4,000 animals a year. A close eye on risk periods and protocol-based management has helped keep a lid on use with no compromise in […]
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It is the time of the year when we sit down with our consultant and review our performance and budget for the year ahead. This season has been good, with decent yields, lower fertiliser costs and higher grain prices. However, the outlook for the future is rather murkier, with much increased fertiliser prices and a […]
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