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Young farmer gains first tenancy on Glenlivet Estate

Young farmer gains first tenancy on Glenlivet Estate

Crown Estate Scotland has announced that a first-time tenant will take over the management of a farm on its Glenlivet Estate. Alex Smith, 33, was chosen from a list of applicants as the new tenant of Dell Farm, a 320 acre farm in a prime location within the Estate. The rigorous selection process saw a […]

Improved plants for greater food security in the future

Improved plants for greater food security in the future

Beyond classical genetic engineering, a number of new biotechnological processes is now available to improve plants. The goals are higher proportions of (micro) nutrients, longer shelf lives to reduce waste, resistance to drought and higher yields in crops and biotech trees. Since planting the first genetically modified plants (maize, soybean and cotton) in 1996 in […]

Rewiring plant defence genes to reduce crop waste

Rewiring plant defence genes to reduce crop waste

Plants can be genetically rewired to resist the devastating effects of disease – significantly reducing crop waste worldwide – according to new research into synthetic biology by the University of Warwick. Led by Professor Declan Bates from the Warwick Integrative Synthetic Biology Centre (WISB) and Professor Katherine Denby from the University of York, who is […]

Win dinner with Kit Harington – Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow

Win dinner with Kit Harington – Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow

Win dinner with Kit Harington who plays Jon Snow in the hit series ‘Game of Thrones’, in exchange for funding Longlands Care Farm near Bromyard in Herefordshire, which has launched an appeal for a new headquarters. Kit, whose family is local, is patron of the farm, and he’s offering the dinner at the acclaimed Green […]

Agricultural research receives multi-million pound boost

Agricultural research receives multi-million pound boost

UK universities and agricultural research centres which improve the resilience, sustainability and quality of major crops will benefit from a funding package worth around £5.3 million over five years, Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced today. The funding will go to four leading agricultural research centres to help develop new technologies and environmentally friendly production for […]

Kia reveals first images of all-electric Niro

Kia reveals first images of all-electric Niro

Kia has unveiled a new all-electric version of Niro at the 5th International Electric Vehicle Expo in Jeju, Korea. Due to receive its global debut at the Paris Motor Show in September, the sporty and versatile Kia Niro EV combines driving enjoyment with eye-catching design and functional utility. Designed at Kia’s design centres in California, […]

Claydon appoints importer for Spain

Claydon appoints importer for Spain

Claydon, a pioneer in direct strip seeding technology, has appointed AG-Group as the sole importer for its range of drills and stubble management equipment in Spain. AG-Group started off in 1987 as Vogel and Noot Espana S.A..and became AG-Group in 2017 following a management buy-out by General Manager Pascual Galindo AG-Group’s headquarters are in Tamarite […]

New video shows what it means to be an organic farmer

New video shows what it means to be an organic farmer

West Sussex organic farmer John Pitts, has launched a new video to explain what it really means to choose organic. The passionate farmer reveals the challenges behind the award-winning organic dairy and arable farming enterprise The Woodhorn Group. The video outlines The Woodhorn Group’s holistic approach to farming that prioritises the welfare of the animals, […]

LAMMA ’18 – announcement from Briefing Media

LAMMA ’18 – announcement from Briefing Media

LAMMA, the UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show, has been unable to open to the public today due to safety reasons. High winds overnight caused serious damage to stands and structures across the East of England Showground, forcing the event to be closed early. Hundreds of visitors who arrived early were held […]

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