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Industry united to tackle wireworm damage

Following an upward trend in wireworm damage in root vegetable and cereal crops throughout the UK, industry leaders have joined forces to co-fund a Fera-led R&D project to find an end-to-end solution for the sector.
Industry united to tackle wireworm damage

Weeds, we’re ready for you. Luximo® is now approved.

BASF

Genetic Technology Bill must be science-based

The British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB) has raised concerns with MPs that, as currently drafted, the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill currently before
Genetic Technology Bill must be science-based

Stress factors add to Alternaria risk

Stress factors set to hit potato crops over the coming weeks could increase the risk of Alternaria (early blight) outbreaks, warns Syngenta technical manager, Andy Cunningham.
Stress factors add to Alternaria risk
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Farmers unite to showcase British farming

LEAF Open Farm Sunday was back this weekend, making memories and changing perceptions. Over 250 farms across Britain opened their gates to tens of thousands of visitors on Sunday.
Farmers unite to showcase British farming

Rural Policy Group calls for UK to increase self-sufficiency in food production and fairer distribution of value in the supply chain

At its annual conference this month, the Rural Policy Group, a think tank campaigning for better representation of farming and agriculture in British politics, outlined a broken food supply system with unfair distribution of value in the supply chain.
Rural Policy Group calls for UK to increase self-sufficiency in food production and fairer distribution of value in the supply chain

Scotland’s premier event for the arable industry makes a welcome return

Arable Scotland

Latest tech celebrated at Cereals as farmers gear up for the future

Funding grants of up to £300,000 will be made available to farmers to help them boost their businesses and add value to their produce, announced Minister Jo Churchill at Cereals.
Latest tech celebrated at Cereals as farmers gear up for the future

Sugar beet benefits from Quantis heat stress relief

New research to evaluate the effects of heat stress on sugar beet crops could pioneer ways to use the biostimulant Quantis to help plants better cope with changing climatic conditions.
Sugar beet benefits from Quantis heat stress relief

Exploring novel solutions to canker control

As chemical options for controlling apple canker become more limited, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons is examining the effectiveness of some innovative alternatives.
Exploring novel solutions to canker control

Food security just as important as the environment

Food security should be as great a focus for the Government as environmental schemes – and a proper agricultural policy is key to that, according to speakers at the Cereals Event on 8 June.
Food security just as important as the environment
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