MCINTYRE’S PLEA: DON’T FORGET FARMERS AS WE REVIEW PLANT PROTECTION RULES

Farmers' opinions must be part of the equation as the European Union considers how rules on pesticides are applied, MEPs have been warned. “We, as...

DATA FROM NEW SMART SENSORS CAN HELP GROWERS DRIVE YIELDS AND...

Cutting-edge wireless sensor technology now available to UK growers that measures precise humidity, moisture and temperature points, is set to equip farmers with the data they...

USE OF DRONES IN FARMING

The traditional image of the farmer tending his crops in the field is about to change with the introduction of drone technology and ‘precision...

CX5 AND CX6 SERIES COMBINES, SETS NEW STANDARDS OF COMFORT, VERSATILITY...

New Holland Agriculture is launching the new CX5 and CX6 five- and six-strawwalker combine harvester series, which stands out for its extraordinary flexibility. With...

TOP HEAVY LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR DAIRY-TECH BREXIT PANEL

AHDB chairman Sir Peter Kendall and NFU deputy president Minette Batters will take their seats on the Brexit panel debate at Dairy-Tech, with Barclay’s...

COW STUCK BETWEEN FENCE AND TREES IS FREED IN JOINT RESCUE...

Dog walkers spotted the stricken heifer wedged between tree trunks and a fence RSPCA officers and firefighters had a huge task on their hands after...

ARE YOU GETTING THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT OF YOUR RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEM?

Many farms throughout the UK are benefiting from renewable energy schemes (incl. Solar and Wind), to diversify incomes and reduce the impact of fluctuating...

FARMERS FACE CRIPPLING FINES OR JAIL IF THEY DON’T TAKE HEALTH...

An agricultural risk expert fears farmers are risking severe financial repercussions, and even jail, because they are unaware of tougher penalties for health and...

FARMERS URGED TO BE AWARE OF LEGAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FARM MACHINERY...

Farmers are being urged to ensure they are meeting their legal requirements for inspection of agricultural equipment, to reduce the risk of accidents and...

NEW FARMING RULES FOR WATER

New rules will be introduced which will save farmers money whilst also better protecting the water environment. From 2 April 2018 new rules for all farmers in...

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