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News - Farming UK

News updates on farming across the UK.

Farmland values - what to expect during the rest of 2019

https://www.farminguk.com/news/Farmland-values-what-to-expect-during-the-rest-of-2019_51580.html

As 2018 saw a turbulent and challenging year in the farmland market, rural agency Fisher German looks ahead on what to expect during the rest of 2019. Whilst awaiting further clarity around the Agriculture Bill, and specifically the proposed Envir...<br />


Farmers help improve water quality after 'Farm to Tap' scheme

https://www.farminguk.com/news/Farmers-help-improve-water-quality-after-Farm-to-Tap-scheme_51579.html

An annual scheme which aims to minimise the risk of metaldehyde reaching watercourses has seen over 89% of eligible farmers sign up. Severn Trent’s annual Farm to Tap scheme has successfully improved local water quality and reduced treatment costs...<br />


'Use your mart' campaign urges farmers to 'take back control'

https://www.farminguk.com/news/-Use-your-mart-campaign-urges-farmers-to-take-back-control-_51578.html

A new 'Use your mart' campaign has been launched urging farmers to 'take back control' and demand transparency in pricing by selling through livestock marts. The call comes as major buyers, often those supplying UK supermarket chains, increasingly...<br />


New Area Sales Manager for leading tractor maker

https://www.farminguk.com/news/New-Area-Sales-Manager-for-leading-tractor-maker_51577.html

Farm machinery dealers in the sales, service and parts network for Landini and McCormick tractors in Wales and the west of England are being supported by a newly-appointed area sales manager. Chris Hughes has joined the Argo Tractors operation wit...<br />


Farmers in Fife told to be 'extra vigilant' following tractor thefts

https://www.farminguk.com/news/Farmers-in-Fife-told-to-be-extra-vigilant-following-tractor-thefts_51576.html

Farmers in Fife, Scotland have been told to be vigilant when securing farm machinery following the theft of three tractors in March alone. There has been a spike in rural crime in the Fife area. The beginning of March has seen three tractors stole...<br />


Lancs firm sees record world demand for its crop yield products

https://www.farminguk.com/news/Lancs-firm-sees-record-world-demand-for-its-crop-yield-products_51575.html

A Lancashire agricultural company is helping farmers around the world to increase their crop yields after it sees record demand for its products. Levity Crop Science currently exports to 15 markets worldwide and is targeting 25 by the end of the y...<br />


Overall light leaf spot risk remains relatively low

https://www.farminguk.com/news/Overall-light-leaf-spot-risk-remains-relatively-low_51574.html

Light leaf spot (LLS) risk has remained relatively low, according to the spring update of the 2018/19 forecast. Each spring, the autumn forecast is updated to take account of winter rainfall. As January and February were relatively dry, and becaus...<br />


Aldi wins praise for its domestic sourcing of Scottish beef

https://www.farminguk.com/news/Aldi-wins-praise-for-its-domestic-sourcing-of-Scottish-beef_51573.html

Aldi has been recognised as the strongest supporter of Scottish beef after a ‘shelf watch’ survey revealed almost 96 percent of beef stocked on its shelves was Scotch Beef PGI. All of the retailer's beef offerings on its shelves is Scottish or Bri...<br />