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.
Cereal quality has been mixed this harvest with later harvested grains, in particular, showing low Hagbergs in the case of milling wheat and high N levels in malting barley, not to mention pre-germination.
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.
With the Black Sea region potentially becoming a serious competitor to UK cereals exports post-Brexit, AHDB’s Martin Grantley-Smith travelled 1,700 miles across Russia and Ukraine to check out the competition
With glyphosate resistance a potential threat to UK arable production there are some key management strategies growers can adopt to maximise its efficacy when controlling black-grass ahead of autumn drilling.
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.