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Storage facility maintains crop quality throughout season

A Shropshire potato grower is reaping the rewards after building his own on-farm store for the crop – rather than sending it direct from field to processor.

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Plan ahead to maintain crop quality in store

Good preparation is key to ensure that quality is maintained while crops are in store, says Andrew Head

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Traders warn of ‘hiccups’ as UK gets to grips with Brexit

Grain merchants are warning of hiccups following the trade deal agreed between London and Brussels relating to the movement of goods between the UK and European Union.

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Extra power as more Loadalls get DualTech variable transmission

JCB is launching a new range of Loadall telescopic handlers featuring more powerful engines – and offering its DualTech Variable Transmission on additional models.

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Standards are key to vibrant UK cereals sector – NFU leader

Lower standard imported wheat should not be used in British-baked bread sold in Union Jack packaging, NFU president Minette Batters has warned.

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Farmers storing grain and other animal feeds are being reminded to assess biosecurity measures against bird flu.

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Grants of up to £35,000 are expected to be available for crop storage, sorting and processing when Defra’s Farm Investment Fund launches later this year.

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Real-time grain measurement can sort crops more quickly

Farmers could benefit from new harvesting technology that will sense grain quality in real time – using smart sensors often found in medical devices.

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Want to know the latest wheat prices? Just ask Alexa…

Wheat futures prices available via Amazon smart speakers are increasingly popular thanks to a new Alexa skill developed by Openfield.

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Beware of rodents attacking precious straw stacks

Rodents are out in force again this winter and farmers are being urged to protect straw stacks amid tight supplies.

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