Farming is relearning what it forgot

Farming is relearning what it forgot
Richard Soffe

The agricultural sector is returning to knowledge from more than a century ago, but with updated science and technology, says a co-author of The Agricultural Notebook. The Notebook, which is…

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NIAB’s Soil Hole is rooting for you

Most farmers will dig a hole to assess their soil health, but it’s not often they get the chance to literally get below ground to assess the impact of different crops on soil structure. But at this year’s Cereals Event (30 June – 1 July) in Lincolnshire, farmers can do just that. (more…)

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Putting sprayers through their paces at Cereals

It is a critical time for UK farmers, tasked with improving the efficiency and accuracy of chemical sprays. When making large investments into new spraying equipment it is vital to choose the correct machine for farm size, terrain and type of crops grown. (more…)

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Data is key for store cattle success

Data is key for store cattle success
Tom Samuel

When growing store cattle, weights are everything, and trading animals on that data gives both buyers and sellers certainty, as one producer in Devon has discovered. Tom Samuel, who buys…

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