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Aphids represent a significant challenge to food production. The Rothamsted Insect Survey (RIS) runs a network of 12·2-m suction-traps...
James R Bell et al in the Journal of Animal Ecology ~ 06th Mar 2015 ~ 10am
New Food Innovation are beginning to focus on how manufacturers requirements for food ingredients and materials are communicated to crop breeders...
Jo Sweetman, Science into Food on Dr Wayne Martindale's blog ~ 06th Mar 2015 ~ 9am
Suffolk farmers discussed best practice for seed and crop establishment at a recent HGCA Monitor Farm meeting hosted by Westhorpe farmer Brian Barker...
HGCA ~ 05th Mar 2015 ~ 2pm
A recently completed AFBI research project that aimed to determine the level of close range contact between badgers and cattle at pasture in Northern...
AFBI, Northern Ireland ~ 05th Mar 2015 ~ 6am
I remember clearly where I was when I first heard of glyphosate. It was on a farm in NE Essex which was hosting a development trial measuring...
Jim Orson, NIAB ~ 04th Mar 2015 ~ 4pm
Researchers have discovered a network of viruses, which were previously associated with managed honeybees, may now pose a widespread risk to...
BBSRC ~ 04th Mar 2015 ~ 4pm
A unique Farm Business Tenancy (FBT) developed by The Crown Estate will see rent divided between a base and a variable rent linked to the production...
The Crown Estate Press release ~ 04th Mar 2015 ~ 3pm

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