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Adopting fruit-wall orchards instead of traditional orchard systems, could make mechanising pruning of apple trees easier for growers and help reduce...
AHDB Horticulture ~ 17th Feb 2017 ~ 12pm
Morrisons is starting a search for the best local food producers, as a new report calls for the UK to be more self-sufficient in food production and...
Professor Tim Benton, Morrisons via Farming Online ~ 17th Feb 2017 ~ 8am
Many consider it one of the most important questions facing the world today: How to feed the nine billion people expected to populate the planet by...
Mark Halsall, Germination ~ 17th Feb 2017 ~ 7am
Growers are better equipped than before to deal with outbreaks of diamondback moth (DBM), as baselines for their susceptibility to chemical control...
AHDB Horticulture ~ 17th Feb 2017 ~ 7am
Some of the world’s biggest businesses and public sector organisations are using their influence to drive sustainability improvements...
Carbon Trust ~ 16th Feb 2017 ~ 3pm
  Over many thousands of years, farmers have bred maize varieties so the crops are optimally adapted to local environments. A new study...
Krishna Ramanujan, Cornell Chronicle ~ 16th Feb 2017 ~ 11am
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) runs a network of Arable Business Groups across the country, enabling farmers from the same...
Chris Stoate, Allerton Project Research Blog, GWCT ~ 16th Feb 2017 ~ 11am

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Mathematical model looks at response to a foot and mouth disease outbreak in the UK.
Fri, 17/02/2017 - 12:33
UK stocks of urea are at an all-time low as we approach first applications.
Fri, 17/02/2017 - 11:36
The first Australian shipment of rapeseed is expected in the UK, and developments on the horizon - including a larger planted area and political...
Fri, 17/02/2017 - 11:28
Although the balance remains tight, grain merchant Gleadells expects that the UK will be a net wheat importer at the end of this season.
Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:56

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