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The Scottish Government’s decision to delay moving away from a Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)-style of support after Brexit will leave farmers vulnerable to big changes in the late 2020s, according to an industry expert.
More than one third of samples assessed by Bayer’s SpotCheck initiative during January tested positive for light leaf spot, showing that despite the recent cold weather snap, disease pressure is continuing to build.
A leading conservation charity has claimed Defra Secretary Michael Gove could be persuaded to give farmers more than the £3.2 billion they currently receive under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after Brexit.
Late cultivated fields containing high levels of green material, either weed or crop debris, are more prone to infestation from bean seed fly, with damage often occurring in patches as the flies aggregate before egg-laying.
Lessons could be learned from a French initiative to address unbalanced relationships within the supply chain and enable farmers and growers to earn a sustainable income by improving the apportionment of value.