LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
The Scottish Government has been slammed for threatening the livelihoods of farmers after Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing demanded Scotland’s ban on growing genetically modified (GM) crops be retained post-Brexit.
Continued unsettled weather over the last fortnight, with heavy rain at times, has caused disruption in harvest progress across most of the UK. Where combines have been active, crop yields have been somewhat variable.
The United States and Australia will fight the UK at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) if it chooses to adopt an EU-style approach to crop protection regulation after Brexit, according to an industry expert.
Manufacturers of crop protection products are considering stockpiling agrochemicals in warehouses in a bid to keep input costs down for farmers after Brexit, according to the chief executive of the CPA.