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Farm for sale: Traditional arable farm in West Suffolk hits the market

Simms Farm, encompassing 138.87 acres of Grade 2 arable land and featuring a Victorian farmhouse, fenced pasture, mature woodland and a range of farm buildings, is now available for sale with Cheffins.

Farmers set for a bumper maize crop this harvest, analysis shows

Crop analyses carried out by Limagrain UK indicate that most stands of maize are on track to produce a promising crop, with the majority predicted to be ready for harvest in the next week to 10 days.

Farmer backlash over “financially unworkable” Habitat Wales scheme

Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) and its members have voiced shock and anger at the new Habitat Wales scheme after calculations revealed a major shortfall in payments compared to the previous Glastir scheme.

Scottish red meat exports soar to new record highs of £93m

A new report from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has revealed the value of Scottish exports of red meat and offal rocketed to an all-time high of over £93 million in the year from August 2022 to July 2023.

NSA calls for ‘four-nation’ approach to sheep health on back of AWC report

The National Sheep Association has emphasized the need for all four UK nations to adopt a consistent approach to sheep health following recommendations made in the Scottish Government’s recent Animal Welfare Committee (AWC) report.

Entries open for Scotland’s longest-running silage competition

Entries are now open for the 22nd annual AgriScot silage competition, a prestigious event highlighting the importance of quality silage production, particularly at a time when rising feed and fertiliser costs are putting pressure on farm businesses.

Award-winning Cumbrian dairy farmer becomes RABDF chairman

Award-winning dairy farmer Robert Craig from Cumbria has been appointed as chairman of the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF), taking over from Devon dairy farmer Di Wastenage.

Levy increase proposals published by AHDB sector councils

Proposals for new levy rates from the start of the 2024/25 financial year have been published today (4th October) by AHDB’s sector councils, representing beef and lamb, cereals and oilseeds, dairy and pork.

Report highlights opportunities for livestock to improve nitrogen use

Nitrogen, a key element in agricultural systems, is the focus of CIEL’s (Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock) latest report that offers recommendations on how the industry can better utilise this essential nutrient and reduce excessive leaching to the environment.

AHDB confirms three new additions to strategic dairy farm programme

AHDB has announced the launch of three new strategic dairy farms as part of its networking programme promoting farmer-to-farmer learning and knowledge exchange.

Higher risk of mud on roads expected this harvest, NFU Mutual warns

Farmers harvesting bumper maize crops this autumn are being advised to take extra precautions to avoid leaving mud on roads and protect other road users.

John Deere and Yara on a mission to boost fertiliser efficiency

John Deere and Yara have announced a partnership that will help farmers transition to a more sustainable food system through optimising their use of fertilisers.

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