Farm Excellence news

27 September 2019

Replicated tramline trial at Strategic Cereal Farm West is looking at the impact of different cultivation strategies

19 August 2019

Strategic Cereal Farm host Rob Fox is up for two top farming awards

30 July 2019

One Somerset farmer wants to run his business with his head, not his heart.

23 July 2019

Find out more about integrated pest management in this podcast episode

18 July 2019

Could Scandinavian spring barley variety Salome be a viable option for commercial use in the malting sector?

8 July 2019

Norfolk grower Richard Ling committed to develop a sustainable arable business that can stand on its own two feet, at the launch of the new Diss Monitor Farm.

4 July 2019

Irrigation and pre-emergence weed control were also on the agenda for the 50+ attendees

8 July 2019

Rob Fox of Squab Hall Farm, Leamington, is trying to find practical approaches to reduce the environmental impact of farming, while maintaining productivity.

8 July 2019

Find out about work to improve barley yields in Shetland

8 July 2019

Over the last few years Bill has planted 3m wildflower strips along a public footpath

8 July 2019

Shropshire farmer Rory Lay, like many, wants to improve both his work-life balance and his farm’s productivity.

13 June 2019

Fungicide inputs for strawberries reduced by half compared to standard treatments

8 July 2019

New Monitor Farm host Ashley Jones has the bold aim of generating enough extra profit to replace direct payments within the next three years – about £200 per hectare.

10 June 2019

James Foskett Farms will take over as SPot East hosts in September this year

12 June 2019

Potatoes events, from conferences to field walks, held across Britain this summer

5 June 2019

Trials on herbicides, desiccation, water management and dormancy are planned for 2019

5 September 2019

Will Smith is the new Canterbury Monitor Farmer

24 May 2019

Gary Shipley is the new Huggate Monitor Farmer in North Yorkshire

20 May 2019

Richard Ling is the new Monitor Farmer in East Anglia

25 April 2019

What to expect from our new Strategic SmartHort Centres

2 April 2019

Strategic Dairy Farm network secures £1m funding to support expansion

12 November 2018

Cow comfort is top priority at Carpenters Farm near Chippenham in Wiltshire, which has been recruited as our latest strategic dairy farm

15 October 2018

Learn how weighing is improving productivity and efficiency on Gloucestershire Strategic Farm

12 September 2018

Over 70 farmers and industry representatives attended the recent launch of AHDB’s first Strategic Dairy Farm in Scotland.

3 June 2019

Views from across our Farm Excellence network on the 2018 heat wave and resulting drought

29 June 2018

How do you make an arable enterprise financially sustainable?

20 June 2018

Learn how Farm Excellence farmer Bertie is planning to improve his grassland management

3 June 2019

Discover how Sam Jones is protecting his flock and cutting costs

20 June 2018

Learn how farmers are using Integrated Farm Management (IFM) practices to explore cost benefits

3 June 2019

Learn how blood testing is reducing costs at Dairy Farm

20 June 2018

Learn how Farm Excellence is benefiting David Goodier's 230-sow pig farm

20 June 2018

“As a farmer it’s very easy to stand back but you need to be challenged”

7 August 2018

'...an open and honest view about its management and operation'