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Empower farmers to carry out water and flood management - CLA

Government agencies must work more closely with farmers and landowners, and empower them to carry out low-risk flood defence work, according to a new report released by the Country Land…


Cold spell slows silaging and maize establishment

The low temperatures and lack of rain is hindering farmers’ silaging and maize growing as the UK emerges from one of the frostiest Aprils on record. The dry weather has…


Farms prepare for difficult conditions as dry spell looms

With dry weather conditions forecast to persist across the UK, farmers are being urged to take steps now to mitigate the impact of challenging growing conditions on their businesses. According…


New handheld weather monitor to improve spraying decisions

Kestrel’s new portable weather meter could give sprayer operators a better insight into conditions prior to and during applications. The handheld 3550AG has sensors to record wind speed and direction,…

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