Farming news

Angus farm’s innovative greenhouses

January 17 2018

Innovative greenhouses which monitor temperature, CO2 emissions and moisture levels to control the growing and ripening process have been installed on a fruit farm near Arbroath, resulting in a productive strawberry harvest until late in December.

Farming news

Warning of piecemeal approach to powers

January 12 2018

A new study on the impact of returning agricultural powers to the devolved nations after Brexit has warned that if it is done in a piecemeal way it will be difficult for individual countries to develop appropriate farm policy.

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Full farm support to continue until 2024

January 4 2018

FarmersĀ  will continue to receive direct support payments until 2024 - two years longer than previously guaranteed by the government, the Environment Secretary Michael Gove will tell delegates to the Oxford Farming Conference this morning.