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ARABLE

Video: Dutch 156hp robotic tractor launched at Cereals 2021

A Dutch-developed robot that can operate a range of farm machinery implements without a driver is set to be commercially available in the UK, helping farmers improve soil health by…

TECHNOLOGY

Cereals 2021 - Video: Twin-rotor drone set to improve spraying

A new generation drone, designed to improve spraying performance with its twin rotors and smaller, more robust design, aims to transform how farm inputs are applied. The V40 drone, developed…

ENVIRONMENT

Tree and hedge planting - a farm's return to sustainability

Robert Moore has made it his goal to leave his 356ha arable unit in a better condition than when he took it on in 1988. He and his sister Janet…

WHATS IN YOUR SHED

Video: What's in Your Shed? visits Jeremy Clarkson's farm

Our latest What's in Your Shed? heads to TV presenter-turned-farmer Jeremy Clarkson's 400ha Cotswold farm for a rummage through his sheds. The well-known figure bought his farm – Diddly Squat…

NEWS

Video: Clarkson tells FW farming 'harder than I thought'

TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson has admitted he thought farming was an easy job – until he tried to do it himself. The Grand Tour host made the comment in a…

NEWS

Video: Animal activists blockade McDonald’s depots

Animal rights activists have threatened further direct action after blockading four McDonald’s distribution centres across the UK, demanding the fast-food giant becomes 100% plant-based by 2025. About 50 protesters from…

FARMLIFE

Video: First look at Clarkson's farming series

Amazon Prime Video has dropped a trailer for Jeremy Clarkson’s new farming series and revealed the start date. Released on YouTube on Friday (21 May), the video gives a glimpse…

MACHINERY

Video: Starfire GPS problems will cost us, says farmer

Oxfordshire grower Robert Smith is urging John Deere to give farmers a fair deal over ongoing signal problems with Starfire 3000 and older 6000 series GPS receivers. Mr Smith, farm…

TECHNOLOGY

Video: Driverless Robotti sets to work on UK soils

A large Suffolk vegetable grower is the first UK owner of a novel Danish autonomous tractor, having been convinced of its potential to save labour and increase output when weeding…

WEED MANAGEMENT

Video: Electronic robot weed zapper cuts inputs and carbon

Four farms will use field robots this autumn to identify weeds, which eventually will lead to electronically zapping them, in a move likely to appeal to growers looking at more…

ENVIRONMENT

Video: How sustainable farming is benefiting Scottish family

A Highland Perthshire farmer has brilliantly captured the positive effects sustainable agriculture is having on his family’s farm in Scotland. Patrick Barbour’s innovative three-minute video, filmed at Mains of Fincastle,…

POTATOES

Video: Potato planting races ahead in rejigged farm rotation

Potato planting was racing ahead in south Somerset this month, after farm manager Ollie Blackburn rejigged his crop rotation to improve soil fertility and structure for his spuds. He hopes…

WEATHER

Cold snap poses threat to newborn lambs

Young lambs in Scotland, North Wales and northern England are at risk of hypothermia next week when biting winds sweeping in from the Russian Arctic will plunge temperatures as low…

POTATOES

Video: How a US potato grower is slashing pesticide use

Growing potatoes on a commercial scale with virtually zero synthetic inputs would seem impossible, but this is exactly what one US farmers has achieved using what he calls “biotic farming”,…

NEWS

Video: Red Tractor ad targets TV viewers

The Red Tractor farm assurance scheme has embarked on its biggest TV marketing campaign yet – aiming to reach 45m viewers. A 30-second advert will be broadcast on Monday (22…

TRACTORS

Video: First impressions - Fendt 1162 MT twin-track crawler

When Fendt announced it would be inheriting Challenger’s product range in Europe, questions centred on how the tracklayers and their crude powershift gearboxes – so obviously at odds with the…

NEWS

Video: Cyclist blasted for hitching ride on silage trailer

A cyclist has been blasted for hitching a ride on the back of a silage trailer travelling on a rural road in Wales. Dairy farmer Steve Evans said he “couldn’t…

YOUNG FARMERS

Farm Kids Lockdown Art and Video Projects – the winners

Thanks to all the creative children who shared their wonderful artwork and videos as part of our Farm Kids Lockdown Project. The competition, designed to help keep youngsters entertained, invited…

FEED AND NUTRITION

How growing maize with beans can improve silage quality

Intercropping of maize and climbing beans is gaining ground among German farmers keen to improve the quality of their silage. Yields and protein content are particularly promising when the two…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: Farmers open up about mental health

Two farmers have opened up about their battles to overcome mental health issues for a new short film released to highlight Farming Help Awareness Week. Poor mental health remains one…

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