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Charles Bruce farms near Banff, Aberdeenshire, and has 98 hectares (242 acres) of owned land, 76ha (188 acres) of malting barley which is contract farmed, and rented seasonal grazings extending to 40ha (99 acres). Running an 80-cow fold of pedigree Highland cattle, these are used to supply an on-farm butchery business and his Bogside Farm Shop. There is a commercial ewe flock of about 230-head and a trout fishery is also run as part of the business.

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Last month, the European Commission submitted new proposals to a Standing Committee of Plants, Animals, Food and Feed in Brussels to ban all outdoor uses of neonicotinoid seed treatments in non-bee attractive crops, such as wheat, barley, sugar beet and vegetables.

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Russell is farm manager for John Sheard Farms and a partner in the family farm of D.J. Tebbit, responsible for a total of 995 hectares (2,457 acres), with land crossing into Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Cropping is split between winter wheat grown for seed, milling and feed, winter barley, winter oilseed rape, spring barley, spring beans and spring oats. Russell is an AHDB monitor farmer and a 2014 Nuffield Scholar.

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Russell is farm manager for John Sheard Farms and a partner in the family farm of D.J. Tebbit, responsible for a total of 995 hectares (2,457 acres), with land crossing into Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Cropping is split between winter wheat grown for seed, milling and feed, winter barley, winter oilseed rape, spring barley, spring beans and spring oats. Russell is an AHDB monitor farmer and a 2014 Nuffield Scholar.

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Who would have thought January would herald a shortage of iceberg lettuce, courgettes, broccoli and peppers in supermarkets due to atrocious weather in Spain having devastating effects on the quality of their fresh produce?

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Russell is farm manager for John Sheard Farms and a partner in the family farm of D.J. Tebbit, responsible for a combined total of 995 hectares (2,457 acres) with land crossing into Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Cropping is split between winter wheat grown for seed, milling and feed, winter barley, winter oilseed rape, spring barley, spring beans and spring oats. Russell is an AHDB monitor farmer and a 2014 Nuffield Scholar.

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A recent meeting about out-wintering, organised by Catchment Sensitive Farming, was mostly conducted in the village hall. It was just as well, as cold fog did not lift all day, in contrast to warm and sunny days before and since.

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Helen Brown, 21, is a fourth-year student at Harper Adams University studying agriculture with crop management. She is also vice-secretary of Carlisle YFC.

 


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Why would anyone be stupid enough to destroy a good looking and well established crop of wheat just a month after drilling?

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There is overwhelming scientific evidence improving crops by molecular biotechnology techniques is safe.

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