The uks planned exit from the eu would allow it to break with politicised european regulation in agriculture and take swifter advantage of scientific breakthroughs, the chief executive of.
2 oilseed rape the oilseed rape harvest has shown a decrease of 7. 7 in the planted area, however there was a decrease in total oilseed rape yield of 10.
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Despite having roughly a third of the uks crop area, the netherlands is the second largest exporter of fruit & veg in value terms, behind only the us. Much of the countrys production comes from 4,900 hectares of hi-tech glasshouses, with nutritious soils and low-impact farming practices.
the october release of defras farm business income figures highlights a decline in profitability across almost all farming sectors, writes nfu economist rohit kaushish. As the price of agricultural products continue their downward trend, the ability to produce more with fewer inputs is critical for increasing the efficiency, resilience and competitiveness of british agriculture.
The driving force behind the emergence and spread of the new races is the new varieties that farmers are growing and the resistance genes they carry, says niab tags rosemary bayles.
20 million funding programme to improve crop productivity. Innovate uk, the uks government-funded innovation agency, has announced that the first funding call for the transforming food production programme will open on monday 20 august.
multi-million pound funding to boost uks crop resilience. Universities and research centres working on improving the resilience, sustainability and quality of crops are set for a multi-million pound funding boost. Environment secretary michael gove has today (june 15) announced a new funding package, worth around 5.
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