Velcourt boss calls for caution in carbon offsetting “gold rush”

A carbon offsetting “gold rush” threatens to distract British farmers from the more important goal of achieving net zero, the head of the agricultural company Velcourt has warned. Efforts to…

Focus on farmers: High dairy prices stimulate demand for wheat

September and October here in Valletta are like a freight train coming down. We came out of the winter and the lambs went to the grass seed crops, and the…

Fogbloc smoke generator helps prevent workshop theft

Farmers who have exhausted all conventional means of preventing theft have another relatively inexpensive option to consider: smoke the enemy. Assuming thieves can’t steal what they can’t see, the Fogbloc…

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Do you have opinions on agriculture? Do you like to write? Want to see your words printed? If so, don’t miss this unique opportunity to join Farmers Weeklythe stable of…

Opinion: A misguided green energy policy is coming home

When challenged on the BBC Andrew Marr Show Recently on the unprecedented slaughter of healthy pigs on British farms, the Prime Minister predictably returned to his default ploy – awkward…

Price increases in November for conventional producers Arla

Producers of conventional milk Arla will benefit from a price increase of 0.9 p / liter from November 1, 2021, while the price of organic milk will not budge. This…

Farmer dies after being run over by Aga, investigation finds

A 78-year-old farmer in Wales has died after being run over by a 470kg cooker he was trying to move, an investigation has found. Former scuba diver Anthony Rees has…

How a Devon farmer succeeds with min-till corn

Devon grower James Lee is a strong advocate for minimum tillage on his heavy soils in the wetter west, but when it comes to planting corn it comes with unique…

Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 80: Net Zero, Fall Budget, and Mental Health

In this episode, as the government launches its latest plan to tackle climate change, we ask if the UK can reach net zero without reducing the number of livestock? Could…

Shop for British food for Christmas, says Red Tractor campaign

A new £ 250,000 advertising campaign encouraging shoppers to buy UK farm produce as Christmas approaches has been launched by Red Tractor. Ads ask consumers to invest in safe, traceable,…