RPA clarifies new CAP dual use arrangements

29 September 2014

FARMERS and landowners in England with Environmental Stewardship agreements will be able to maintain their existing dual use arrangements in 2015, the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed.

New insecticide approvals help combat OSR pest threat

29 September 2014

SEVERAL new insecticide approvals for control of cabbage stem flea beetle and turnip yellows virus aphid vector myzus persicae in oilseed rape have been granted by Defra following the ban on use of neonicotinoid seed treatments.

Despite cuts, sugar beet is still competitive on price with cereals

Beet growers remain confident despite cuts

26 September 2014

SUGAR beet remains a popular crop despite large cuts in price and tonnage.