Improved wheat quality boosts export prospects

1 September 2014

THE 2014 harvest has seen a general improvement in wheat quality, leading to a positive outlook for this season’s export campaign, according to early survey results.

Potato grower partner for Fife monitor farm

30 August 2014

JUST under a year ago, HGCA launched a project in Scotland in conjunction with Potato Council, linking potato growers into two new arable monitor farms. Potato grower John Weir is partnering neighbouring mixed farmers Danny and Alison Milne, the host farmers for the Fife arable monitor farm project.

Harvest draws to a close for Eastern growers, but rain causes havoc elsewhere

29 August 2014

HEAVY rain over the last week has caused issues for growers trying to complete harvest across the UK, but better weather in the east has allowed some to finish.