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Large stocks of soya in the US, resulting from a good harvest and inability to export to China are having a dampening effect on oilseed markets, delegates at the AHDB Grain Market Outlook conference heard.
Field-scale trials carried out in Oxfordshire and Hampshire by Natural England showed that cover crops such as mustard, winter vetch and forage rye, did not significantly increase slug populations compared with wheat stubble.
Defra has been accused of ‘gagging’ membership organisations after it emerged the department was asking them to sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) before engaging in detailed discussions on Brexit planning.
Arla was looking to be proactive, not reactive, with the launch of a new set of standards as there continues to be global volatility, increased consumer misunderstanding and polarised levels of support for UK farmers.