Category: Farming tips

The future of farming and agricultural services

23rd November 2017

With recent farming news declaring that the fertility of Britain’s soil will only remain for around 40 more years, is a distressing reality for many of those working within agricultural services. Intensive farming including the use of heavy farm machinery and chemical overuse to improve the short-term productivity of crops

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Farming safety during Autumn & Winter

3rd October 2017

Farming can be a hazardous occupation and accounts for about 19% of the reported fatal injuries each year. In particular, the main types of accidents on farms usually involve vehicles and machinery, falls from heights, lifting and handling and hazardous substances. You can reduce the chance of problems occurring,

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Potatoes In Practice 2017

16th August 2017

On 10th August 2017, the annual Potatoes in Practice (PiP) event took place. Hosted in Dundee and open to farmers, agronomists, industry, scientists, press and policymakers, the event is the largest field based potato event in the UK. Bringing together a combination of demonstrations, trade exhibits and research, Potatoes

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Ways to overcome the uk summer drought

23rd May 2017

Fears have been raised in the UK that we could be in for a drought this summer. April is known for its showers, however, this year was one of the driest on record and winter was the driest in 20 years according to the Met Office. Drought can cause

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