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Latest active farmer CAP rules will come as an 'enormous relief' to many

Latest active farmer CAP rules will come as an 'enormous relief' to many
14-11-2014 00:41 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Renewables
Farming unions condemn axing of GM-supporting science chief
The NFU have criticised the decision by the European Commission to scrap the post of Chief Scientific Advisor to the President. Professor Anne Glov...
UK 'on the edge of agricultural revolution'
The UK is on the edge of another agricultural revolution, which will be achieved through new technology, innovation and shared knowledge within the se...
13-11-2014 01:49 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Shows and Events
Crop diversity needed for growing population
Greater diversity in crops, livestock, biodiversity, our markets and diets was the key message and subject of debate at the annual LEAF (Linking Envir...
13-11-2014 01:38 AM | Finance, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Market volatility 'will affect agriculture for the next decade'
NFU president Meurig Raymond warned that falling farmgate prices posed the biggest threat to the long-term prospects of UK agriculture when he spoke a...
12-11-2014 03:33 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News
GM crops 'good for farmers and the environment', study shows
GM crops are good for the economy and can reduce the amount of pesticides used in agriculture, that is according to a new study by the German Federal ...
12-11-2014 03:09 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Concerns remain over Russian wheat health
EU grains traded mostly higher, save for the expiring and technical front month Nov 14 Paris wheat, awaiting some direction from the November WASDE re...
12-11-2014 03:06 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market closes with small gains as USDA cuts forecast
Soycomplex Beans closed lower following a bearish USDA WASDE report. US 2014 soybean yields are now expected to average a record high 47.5 bu/acre,...
12-11-2014 02:37 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
EU countries granted flexibility to ban GMO crops
Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their ow...
12-11-2014 02:29 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News
Budget cuts to CAP 'will only get worse'
Budget cuts to the Common Agricultural Policy will only get worse in the years to come, farmers were told by the Welsh Government’s Director of Agricu...
05-11-2014 09:38 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market slumps on harvest pressure
Soycomplex Beans ended lower on harvest pressure and reports of a fresh outbreak of bird flu in China. Informa today estimated the US 2014 soybean ...
05-11-2014 08:45 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains trade in the red for entire session
EU grains traded in the red for almost the entire session, under pressure from falling commodity prices in general. NYMEX crude slumped to a 3-year lo...
04-11-2014 01:15 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News, NFU
Experts welcome financial boost for young farmers
Agricultural specialists have welcomed a potential financial boost for young farmers arising from Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reforms. The Dep...
03-11-2014 07:30 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Peas and beans in crop rotations 'increases productivity'
Farmers need to be reminded just how beneficial growing peas and beans can be to their businesses and the environment. New European research, led by S...
03-11-2014 07:05 AM | Cereal, Crops, News, Arable
Endocrine disruption - what farmers need to know
By Mike Abram, PR & Communications Manager, Bayer CropScience I’ve read in the farming press that all azole fungicides could be banned. Is this tru...
03-11-2014 06:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Arable event to focus on overcoming business challenges
Cereals and oilseeds growers in Wales wanting to discover more about overcoming the challenges facing their businesses will have the opportunity to do...
03-11-2014 06:56 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Target black-grass with spring barley agronomy
Spring barley is one of the best crops for tackling even the worst herbicide-resistant black-grass, but crop agronomy must be tailored to weed control...
31-10-2014 00:56 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance, News
New Defra farm figures 'underline volatility'
New farm business income data from Defra, which focus on income from March 2013 to February 2014, show some significant swings in farm profitability a...
30-10-2014 11:19 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
EU grains stage another day of decent gains
EU grains staged another day of decent gains. "Some of the (recent) support has come from a later than usual US maize harvest and drier than normal co...
30-10-2014 11:17 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
All is not well with Russia wheat prospects; corn market with strong gains
Soycomplex Beans and meal closed sharply higher once more. "Logistic woes getting meal via railcar into eastern processor market has the feeder dou...
30-10-2014 01:22 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Shows and Events
NFU urges farmers to understand new CAP payment scheme
NFU’s series of CAP roadshows gets underway in the East Midlands, next week with a strong message from NFU to all farmers and growers: read, understan...
29-10-2014 00:38 AM | News, NFU, Produce, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Finance
Farmers call for reassurances as Defra publishes new CAP scheme
More details have been unveiled today about how the new CAP will be implemented in England. The latest leaflet, which will also be posted to farmer...
27-10-2014 08:26 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Machinery and Equipment, News
Satellites to help farmers pinpoint disease and pests
A new mobile app for farmers able to pinpoint and identify disease, pests and weeds within fields, and then integrate this data with precision farming...
27-10-2014 08:23 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Renewables, Shows and Events
Solar can transform agricultural businesses, seminar will urge
Agricultural businesses are being urged to attend a free seminar to learn how solar power can transform their operations and cut their fuel bills. ...
NFU concerned over future rural cuts in letter to Chancellor
NFU President Meurig Raymond has written to Chancellor George Osborne outlining how he thinks agriculture would benefit from next year's budget. "A...
27-10-2014 00:29 AM | Crops, Finance, News, NFU, Arable, Cereal
NFU 'dismayed' at Defra rejection of EU aid package
Government Ministers have decided not to take advantage of an EU aid package for fruit and vegetable producers impacted by the Russian trade ban, the ...
24-10-2014 10:13 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Concerns over Russian crop quality; US harvest running late
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly higher. Front month Nov 14 Paris wheat closed at a EUR0.75/tonne premium to the Jan 15 contract. A week ago, and th...
24-10-2014 02:47 AM | Feed and Forage, News, Produce, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Move to ban pesticides 'a threat to UK food security'
Scientists have cast doubt on the European Union’s aim to restrict the use of a range of pesticides. They have voiced this view in response to a r...
23-10-2014 10:14 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Adverse weather having affect on Australian crop
Soycomplex Beans closed with small losses, despite the USDA reporting the sale of 419 TMT of US soybeans to China, along with 113 TMT to unknown de...
'Extremely worrying times' ahead for farmers, says NFU
With farmers facing significant challenges heading into the winter, the Government is being urged to come forward with proposals for how they intend t...
23-10-2014 09:35 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Grain markets 'unlikely to see significant rally'
EU grains finished higher across the board, with both London and Paris wheat managing their best closes in 6 weeks. However "although particular facto...
John Deere to unveil new sprayer at CropTech 2014
Aimed at arable farms, speciality crop growers and contractors, the new John Deere R4040i self-propelled sprayer replaces the current 5430i model for ...
22-10-2014 09:52 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
UK farmers 'more active in selling wheat'
EU grains closed higher. Nov 14 Paris wheat again posted better gains than the deferred contracts, as seemingly more shorts get squeezed out. The Nov ...
21-10-2014 12:43 PM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US farmers concentrating on soybean over corn; wheat closes lower
Soycomplex Beans closed lower, but towards the middle of the day's trading range. The USDA reported that the 2014 US soybean harvest was 53% done, ...
British food production 'under threat', says new report
The availability of iconic British foods could be drastically reduced according to an independent report released today. The report, commissioned b...
21-10-2014 02:40 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Bayer commences wheat testing in the UK
Bayer CropScience has announced that it has commenced testing wheat varieties in the UK for the first time. UK Seeds Manager, Adrian Cottey, said: ...
17-10-2014 09:24 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat closes with double digit gains
Soycomplex Beans closed higher on short-covering, although there was a general lack of fresh news to get excited about. US weather leans friendly f...
17-10-2014 09:18 AM | News, Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports
UK wheat plantings up 20%
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly a little easier - doing their best to resist pressure from falling outside markets. Nov 14 London wheat finished...
16-10-2014 02:13 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wet weather delaying Brazil harvest; US corn crop ratings unchanged
Soycomplex Beans closed sharply higher on what looks like fresh speculative buying. The seasonal lows are in, that seems to be what the market is t...
16-10-2014 02:09 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Sterling weakness supporting London wheat
EU grains traded higher, with sterling weakness particularly supporting London wheat. At the end of the day Nov 14 London wheat was up GBP2.30/tonn...
15-10-2014 06:51 AM | Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Falling petrol prices will support London wheat
EU grains closed mixed, but mostly a little easier - although well off the lows of the day - to start the week. Nov 14 London wheat finished down G...
15-10-2014 06:46 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Corn market closes with good gains to erase Friday losses
Soycomplex Beans rallied strongly, regaining all of Friday's losses. Harvest delays were the reason, now that the October WASDE report is out of th...
13-10-2014 04:00 AM | Crops, Finance, News, Arable, Cereal
Scottish CAP details revealed
NSA Scottish Region Development Manager George Milne attended a Scottish Government CAP stakeholders meeting which covered the details of changes unde...
13-10-2014 03:53 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU harvesting production 'revised upwards'
EU grains ended the day mixed, and with overall little change at the end of a fairly choppy week. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat up GBP0.45...
13-10-2014 03:48 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
US wheat production raised; corn market falls
Soycomplex Beans closed the thick end of 20 cents lower in predictably choppy trade, with the USDA's October WASDE report out mid-session. On the f...
10-10-2014 01:58 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Dual purpose spring barleys offer security of markets
As the breeders of the only two varieties on the recommended list with full IBD approval for brewing and malt distilling, Concerto and Odyssey, Limagr...
09-10-2014 10:11 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
USDA report prospect weighs on traders; Russia wheat area 'dry'
Soycomplex Beans closed slightly lower. The prospect for higher US yields and production in Friday's USDA report weighs, but the late nature of the...
09-10-2014 10:09 AM | Crops, Market Reports, News, Arable, Cereal
Wheat production forecast 40% jump on last year
EU grains closed mostly a little lower in more orderly trade than we have seen in the past couple of days. The day ended with Nov 14 London wheat ...
09-10-2014 02:09 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News
Greening shift to help Scottish farmers
NFU Scotland has welcomed a Scottish Government announcement that makes the growing of Nitrogen Fixing Crops (NFC) a viable greening option for Scotti...
09-10-2014 01:14 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
Wheat quality concerns remain around the globe
Soycomplex Beans closed narrowly mixed as traders position themselves where they want to be heading into Friday's WASDE report from the USDA. A Reu...
08-10-2014 09:22 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, Market Reports, News
EU grains end choppy session mixed; UK harvest 99% complete
EU grains ended a choppy session mixed. London wheat jumped out of the starting stalls aggressively, trading GBP3.50/tonne higher in early trade, befo...
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