Category: Sustainability in agriculture

The growing concern of microplastics in farming

29th September 2020

No matter how you look at it, the impact of microplastics in farming is still largely unknown. It is estimated that, in a kilogram of soil, there can be over 40,000 microplastic particles. The majority (up to 92%) of these...

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How can agricultural contracting help boost productivity this summer?

31st May 2019

Summer is a valuable time of year for livestock and arable farmers alike. With days full of haymaking, silaging, feeding and combining on the horizon, having an agricultural contracting service on hand can be vital for improving productivity and ensuring...

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What is the Made in Britain movement and how does this look to affect British food exports?

19th March 2018

As fresh trade deals are discussed and Britain prepares to negotiate with governments overseas, a recent study has revealed that international tastes have turned in favour of British exports. With two-fifths of international consumers stating that they would be more...

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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...

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