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17 July 2019

Phil Bicknell shares his thoughts on UK competitiveness and tapping into global opportunities

15 July 2019

AHDB in new partnership with New Zealand arable levy body to share knowledge and resources

12 July 2019

It’s taken 20 years, but on 28 June 2019, the EU and Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) agreed a trade deal between the two blocs.

11 July 2019

Studentship funding call opens for academic institutions

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.

5 July 2019

There has been a further increase in the Scottish winter barley area in 2019, while oats are also estimated to have increased potentially due to decreased plantings of oilseed rape.

5 July 2019

Following a year of challenging agronomics and pest pressure, the English oilseed rape area has fallen to a 16-year low

4 July 2019

Laureate overtook the old favourite Concerto as the most purchased spring variety from both England and Scotland

4 July 2019

Management of virus-spreading aphids in winter cereal crops is the subject of our latest research call

3 July 2019

The gross margin for winter milling wheat is once again one of the strongest at £737/ha, owing to good yields and firm prices.

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.

24 June 2019

Based on results from Recommended Lists (RL) variety trial sites, the service covers yield, grain quality and agronomic data, as well as information on disease levels.

19 June 2019

Our soil health scorecard can reveal the state of the land. This article explains how.

17 June 2019

The pros and cons associated with the decision to incorporate or sell straw are outlined in an updated AHDB publication.

17 June 2019

The window for farmers and growers to apply for a heavily discounted training scheme, which can deliver significant savings to their business, close on Monday 24 June.

14 June 2019

Early signs of decreased sensitivity to the herbicide glyphosate have been detected in several black-grass field populations in England.

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.

12 June 2019

Anyone working in the arable sector is being encouraged to nominate inspiring and innovative arable farmers they believe deserve the title of AgriScot Scottish Arable Farm of the Year.

12 June 2019

Menus, which feature words like ‘recommended’ and ‘finest’ to describe dishes, will command a higher price, according to new research.

11 June 2019

At the upcoming Angus Monitor Farm meeting on 27 June the focus will be on all things grass, exploring the rotational grazing set up and the challenges and benefits of implementing this system.

11 June 2019

Easter this year was a hot one, putting shoppers in a good mood for entertaining, but in a less traditional way.

7 June 2019

An investigation found that growers were putting too much money into their machinery. How does your spending stack up?

7 June 2019

It might not be bad news after all, following further negotiations between the UK and China

7 June 2019

All cereals will be drilled without a neonicotinoid treatment this autumn

7 June 2019

At the next Morayshire Monitor Farm meeting on 11 June, Nuffield Scholar, farmer Alex Brewster, will discuss his 2016 project which looked at getting the most out of grassland.

6 June 2019

To help improve British soils, a system akin to traffic lights and an MOT is in development as part of an Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) research partnership.

10 June 2019

We spend £1.6bn a year on home baking in the UK, but it’s a category in decline. The potential market for pre-packed flour and butter is large...

4 June 2019

Arable Connections returns for 2019, bringing growers the latest practical trials and demonstrations in arable farming

18 June 2019

Calculate rainfall-related mycotoxin scores and target T3 fungicide sprays in wheat

31 May 2019

A free webinar on 5 June will focus on how Scottish growers can maximise the potential of fodder beet.

28 May 2019

Will Smith is the new Canterbury Monitor Farmer

29 May 2019

Industry needs to adopt a fully integrated approach to managing pests, weeds and diseases, to support sustainable farming in the long-term, according to AHDB.

24 May 2019

Three years ago, Robert Cross held his first AHDB Monitor Farm meeting just outside Warrington.

24 May 2019

Gary Shipley is the new Huggate Monitor Farmer in North Yorkshire

23 May 2019

Farmers who have now completed our 2017 management training scheme identified combined savings to their businesses in excess of £600,000.

20 May 2019

Three industry organisations have joined forces to launch a brand new field-based arable event for Scotland.

20 May 2019

Richard Ling is the new Monitor Farmer in East Anglia

17 May 2019

We have partnered with rural consultancy, ADAS, to run free business planning workshops for farmers and growers.

17 May 2019

The percentage of farmers actively recording their costs has gone up

16 May 2019

How air temperature influences disease resistance to phoma in oilseed rape was investigated by this research.

17 May 2019

Two upcoming monitor farm meetings will dig deeper into soil health for the arable sector.

10 May 2019

First estimate for 2018

14 May 2019

UK Total Factor Productivity (TFP*) decreased 2.1% between 2017 and 2018, due to decreased outputs and a smaller increase in inputs.

10 May 2019

Consistent and reproducible differences in verticillium wilt infection levels occur between oilseed rape varieties

8 May 2019

The Environment Agency has downgraded irrigation prospects for the 2019 season what can growers do now?

7 May 2019

Cornish farmer Ashley Jones is one of the latest to join the Monitor Farm programme.

11 June 2019

But price is still a key barrier, highlighting the need to justify its price premium

30 April 2019

With one year of the Monitor Farm Scotland programme left to run, find out what our monitor farmers have achieved so far, and what 2019 holds for them.

30 April 2019

Whatever the outcome of Brexit, AHDB is committed to supporting farmers.

30 April 2019

We have loads of tools and resources on the AHDB website – check out some of our favourites here.

30 April 2019

AHDB works closely with partners across Scotland, including research institutes, industry bodies and of course, farmers. In each issue we will be highlighting one of those partnerships to explain more about how it benefits levy payers.

8 May 2019

Farmer to farmer learning sits at the very core of our activities, and the reason is simple, it works.

11 June 2019

With rising food insecurity, an increasing amount of leftovers are hitting our stomachs, rather than hitting the bottom of the bin.

29 April 2019

J R Lay Farms at Wolverley, Loppington is one of the latest to join AHDB’s Monitor Farm scheme.

26 April 2019

Tough new Clean Air Strategy1 targets are spurring farmers and growers to develop more practices to cut ammonia emissions and reduce the industry’s environmental footprint, further.

26 April 2019

The AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) pocketbooks for 2019/20 are now online.

26 April 2019

No significant economic benefit from increasing azole or SDHI dose, above current farm practice, was found in a recent analysis of AHDB fungicide performance data by ADAS.

25 April 2019

Results from genetic and phenotypic analyses on septoria tritici isolates collected from the field in 2015.

24 April 2019

AHDB's latest recruit Rose Riby will support growers in the North East

8 May 2019

Below average rainfall is triggering UK farmers and growers to adopt water savvy techniques early in the year, to be prepared should another agricultural drought hit.

23 April 2019

A local mindset is important to Hale Village tenant farmer Bill Webb and his son, new recruits to AHDB’s Monitor Farm programme.

18 April 2019

UK Ministers have agreed to extend Gwyn Jones’ second term of office on the Board of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

24 April 2019

Horizon modelling highlights the need for farmers to be prepared for different Brexit outcomes

11 April 2019

The herbicide active substance ‘aclonifen’ is now authorised as ‘Emerger’ for use in outdoor sunflowers.

14 May 2019

The seven new AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Monitor Farm hosts appointed in England this year bring a fresh, whole-farm approach to the scheme.

4 April 2019

Conclusions of the first ever major cross-sector review of weed management

2 April 2019

Twelve new Sector Board members have been appointed across five of the sectors at the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

2 April 2019

Relatively dry winter conditions across most of the UK mean farmers could potentially reduce the amount of nitrogen applied to crops

29 March 2019

From next Friday, flight arrivals can be tracked through AHDB Aphid News.

27 March 2019

Listen to a panel discussion about key issues and impacts of Brexit on the UK’s agricultural and horticultural sectors

25 March 2019

Use fungicides and varieties wisely, to protect crop health and yields.

29 March 2019

These alerts can help guide the application of protectant fungicides to oilseed rape.

18 March 2019

Oat products have seen increased new product development in the UK over the last 4 years. This is good news for oat farmers who could benefit from increased demand.

18 March 2019

How to get the most out of farm diversification activities

15 March 2019

Regardless of what happens with Brexit, unless the UK stays in, farmers in England will see direct payments removed by 2028. The situation for farmers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, (as of 11 March 2019) is unclear.

29 March 2019

Each spring, the autumn forecast is updated to take account of winter rainfall

14 March 2019

Soil cultivation strategies and benchmarking highlights from Simon Brock's time as Dereham Monitor Farmer

14 March 2019

Ergot mycotoxins can move before and after harvest.

13 March 2019

Aphids will start to fly about two weeks earlier than average this year.

15 March 2019

Initial assessment of the implications of the Government's no deal tariffs on AHDB's key sectors

11 March 2019

Consultation on guidelines for schools closes on Friday

5 March 2019

Brexit decisions will be key to what happens with self-sufficiency but either way there are a number of challenges and things to consider

28 February 2019

East Anglia farmers urged to work more closely with nature at Agronomy 2019 event

28 February 2019

In a drive to better equip the next generation of workers, AHDB has joined forces with industry to set standards for its Trailblazer Apprenticeships.

18 March 2019

Alex Wilcox was announced the YEN Wheat Quality Award winner for harvest 2018

27 February 2019

Levels of erucic acid in double-low oilseed rape crops can become elevated due to contamination from volunteers (via seeds or cross-pollination)

27 February 2019

Producers and users of school educational resources on food are being invited to have their say on a series of new voluntary guidelines.

26 February 2019

If you want to make a success of spring crops, it’s all about knowing your markets and having attention to detail

31 May 2019

The food delivery market has seen double digit growth in the last year as new players enter the market and expand the offering

25 February 2019

In his latest blog, Phil Bicknell brings some much needed clarity to the Brexit debate

25 February 2019

Come and learn more about soil health at the next AHDB Downpatrick Monitor Farm meeting

20 February 2019

A foundation for the next generation of weed control has been laid by the BGRI

28 February 2019

It is essential to use comprehensive anti-resistance strategies to slow resistance development and preserve the efficacy of both existing and new chemistry

28 February 2019

Paul Temple shares his experiences of growing for international markets

28 February 2019

The Department of Health recommends that adults consume 30 g dietary fibre a day. However, on average, we consume much less than this – about 19 g per day.

28 February 2019

Strategic and Monitor Farms across the country are getting involved in research to better understand cover crops

28 February 2019

Colin Chappell, Brigg Monitor Farm, reports from the 2018 Monitor Farm conference

28 February 2019

Discovering why some fields or field patches succumb to CSFB while other parts escape unscathed is the subject of several AHDB research projects

15 February 2019

AHDB has recently welcomed a new recruit, Chris Leslie, who will work with cereal growers across Scotland to improve their technical and business practices.

14 February 2019

More than 120 primary and secondary teachers were given food for thought at the first national conference to enhance teacher knowledge about farming, cooking and nutrition.

13 February 2019

The latest RL features varieties with exceptional disease resistance packages.

14 February 2019

Scottish cereal growers are working with ADAS on adding a new spring barley category to the national yield competition– the Yield Enhancement Network (YEN).

13 February 2019

Labour and machinery reviews can help you make informed decisions in the future

6 February 2019

Rainfall levels have been below average so far this winter and this has implications for nutrient management

4 February 2019

This episode we look at the latest in fungicides

4 February 2019

How ramularia leaf spot is assessed in Recommended Lists (RL) trials is the subject of a new video from AHDB.

1 February 2019

Will you be able to comply with the new chlorate residue levels?

1 February 2019

Have your say on the AHDB Monitor Farm programme 2019

30 January 2019

Come and find out more about your farm machinery costs with Downpatrick Monitor Farm

29 January 2019

How the space sector is revolutionising agriculture

30 January 2019

Life is full of new beginnings and the New Year is usually a good time to reflect on the past and decide to make some changes.

25 January 2019

Nutrient Management Guide RB209 updated with new guidance

24 January 2019

Four top tips from the January AHDB Northampton Monitor Farm meeting on making the most of market opportunities.

24 January 2019

Find out about indicators that could help you test the health of your soil

16 January 2019

What can be learnt from New Zealand’s experience of subsidy-free farming

16 January 2019

In our latest blog, we discuss what can we learn from New Zealand's experience of subsidy-free farming

15 January 2019

Welsh farmers have the opportunity to join a local group of like-minded farmers confidentially discussing the physical and financial challenges they face.

15 January 2019

The event, in association with nabim, will bring together industry experts to focus on assessing varieties and growing for the market.

9 January 2019

A new video highlights how two Monitor Farm hosts are farming with resilience

9 January 2019

The 2019 UK Cereal Pathogen Virulence Survey (UKCPVS) stakeholder event will feature updates on cereal pathology and plant breeding

4 January 2019

The first edition a new Scotland-focused AHDB newsletter was recently published, featuring articles on key Scottish projects.

4 January 2019

In this episode, we look at results from AHDB's Look Ahead survey of the Recommended Lists; what our Sittingbourne Monitor Farm group discussed around learning from organic and some interim cover crop findings..

3 January 2019

Duxford Monitor Farm meeting focuses on farm business accounts

3 January 2019

Valuable insight into how the UK can grow its meat and dairy exports in key markets has been revealed in three new reports – launched this week at the Oxford Farming Conference.

21 December 2018

Farmers at a recent AHDB Hereford Monitor Farm meeting were warned that the costs of replacing a staff member could be as much as double their salary.

21 December 2018

About 80 postgraduates convened in Solihull last month for the third AHDB PhD studentship conference.

21 December 2018

A ban on the outdoor use of metaldehyde slug pellets is to be introduced across Great Britain from spring 2020.

19 December 2018

How can you improve your rotation to better your farm profitability?

17 December 2018

The AHDB GREATsoils programme has been signposted as a vital resource and tool for growers as part of two new soil qualifications from BASIS

18 December 2018

The second in our series of blogs looks at what the Monitor Farm network is doing to get Brexit ready

17 December 2018

To integrate applied technical research with on-farm practice, AHDB will start 2019 with a road-show of arable agronomy events taking place across England, Scotland and Wales.

14 December 2018

Michelle Nuttall has joined AHDB as a new Knowledge Exchange Manager for the North West.

12 December 2018

Succession is a sensitive but often-ignored subject for many farming families. Farmers were warned last week at the Morayshire Monitor Farm meeting that ignoring the topic could put their life’s work at risk.

12 December 2018

In April 2018 we reported that UK farms were spending too much on machinery, according to a review of machinery at the AHDB Monitor Farms.

15 March 2019

Food waste costs each household an average of £540 a year. Find out how the industry is responding.

7 December 2018

Chelmsford Monitor Farm hosts Christy and Hew Willett take over this episode of the podcast, coming to you from the AHDB Monitor Farm conference on 19 and 20 November 2018.

5 December 2018

Farmers and agronomists are being encouraged to take part in a survey, as part of efforts to improve barley yellow dwarf virus management in winter cereal crops.

5 December 2018

The management of fungicide resistance in wheat and barley pathogens is the focus of two new publications.

20 February 2019

A flexible variety trialling system that looks beyond headline yields is required by growers and users of cereals and oilseeds in the UK.

4 December 2018

More than 100 forward-thinking arable farmers from across AHDB’s Monitor Farm network gathered for 24 hours last month to address the topic of resilience.

18 January 2019

The RL 2019/20, launched today (3 December 2018), features winter wheat, winter barley and winter oilseed rape (OSR) varieties with exceptional disease resistance packages.

30 November 2018

The areas sown to wheat, winter barley and oats in Britain have all increased compared with 2017/18, according to AHDB’s Early Bird Survey.

3 December 2018

AHDB's latest edition of Horizon cuts through the uncertain policy environment to provide insight into what lies ahead for agricultural commodities markets.

8 March 2019

With Christmas round the corner, AHDB has released a new podcast looking at what consumers will be looking out for in the shops this year and what farmers are doing to prepare for the change to come in the New Year.

29 November 2018

Drain maintenance has been ignored for too long, AHDB’s Warrington Monitor Farm group heard on 7 November 2018.

28 November 2018

The sometimes thorny subject of succession planning will be the focus of the next Morayshire Monitor Farm meeting on Tuesday 4 December.

28 November 2018

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has sent a letter asking for producers currently (or thinking about) exporting products of animal origin (POAO) to the EU to get in contact with them by 12 December.

28 November 2018

Inform government’s review of the shortage occupation list

27 November 2018

In 2018 we sent more than 600 science kits to UK primary and secondary teachers,

27 November 2018

Rhynie Farm in Easter Ross, run by Donald Ross, was today (21 November) named AgriScot Scottish Arable Farm of the Year.

28 November 2018

Like many farmers around the UK, one of Rob Fox’s main challenges is to continue improving soil.

22 November 2018

Six AHDB-supported farmers growing crops in the north and south of the UK were awarded for their efforts to increase yield today at the annual Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) conference (22 November 2018).

22 November 2018

We examine the factors which could affect how agricultural funding could be split between the Home Nations in the future.

21 November 2018

A summary of the key aspects of evolving farm policy across the nations of the UK.

20 November 2018

A project to extend a Scottish ramularia forecast service to the rest of the UK resulted in the cessation of the forecast completely.

19 November 2018

The encyclopaedia of arable weeds has a new look, making it even easier to use.

21 November 2018

AHDB has six vacancies across its three Recommended List (RL) crop committees

20 November 2018

A bonus podcast episode from AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds looks at the latest in practical soil health research.

13 November 2018

Would you like to be at the cutting edge of arable innovation? If so, we are looking for two forward-thinking commercial arable farmers in England:

12 November 2018

AHDB is asking people to complete a short survey to focus its investment in integrated pest management

13 November 2018

AHDB’s Pembrokeshire Monitor Farm met on Wednesday 7 November to look in depth at different cultivation strategies and the impact they have on the soils. We spoke to three of the group to find out more…

7 November 2018

CEVAS is a nationally recognised accreditation and is suitable for a wide range of people, including farmers, farm staff, care farmers, volunteers, advisers, carers and teachers. It helps you create a farm profile, find out about the health and safety regulations, as well as evaluate the success of your events.

2 November 2018

In this episode, AHDB Market Specialists Manager Vikki Campbell explores the key messages from AHDB's 2018 Grain Market Outlook Conference.

1 November 2018

Seven more farm businesses are needed to host the next phase of the AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Monitor Farm programme.

13 November 2018

AHDB’s Petworth Monitor Farm group reignited two popular debates at their recent meeting (18 October 2018): discs versus tines and ‘to till or not to till’.

26 October 2018

The AHDB WeatherHub can now be used to help target propyzamide applications to winter oilseed rape.

15 March 2019

The autumn light leaf spot forecast shows that the disease risk to winter oilseed rape is relatively low.

24 October 2018

The three finalists of the AgriScot Scottish Arable Farm of the Year were revealed today by award sponsors SoilEssentials and AHDB.

19 October 2018

The strained trade relationship between the US and China is having a fundamental impact on world grain markets, delegates at AHDB’s Grain Market Outlook Conference were told this week.

19 October 2018

A lowering of RB209 phosphate offtake values for cereals could be justified, according to results from an AHDB-funded review.

19 October 2018

Bill Watts has joined AHDB as Arable Knowledge Exchange Manager (Potatoes) for the West Midlands, South West and Wales.

15 October 2018

To develop the next generation of skilled farmers and growers, AHDB, NFU and industry employers have joined forces to set standards for three new apprenticeship schemes.

12 October 2018

Watch out for phoma leaf spot in winter oilseed rape, as current risk could be higher than you think.

23 May 2019

Virus-spreading aphids and the risk they pose to winter cereal crops are the subjects of a new research project.

9 October 2018

Farmers attending the next Lothians Monitor Farm meeting, hosted by Bill Gray and Peter Eccles, on Wednesday 17 October will find out how the farms’ cereals and livestock have performed over the long hot summer.

9 October 2018

It is one of the lowest-risk years for wheat bulb fly (WBF) since monitoring began, according to the final results from the AHDB autumn survey of the pest.

8 October 2018

Harvest Results from the 2018 AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) spring barley trials show 15 out of the 18 sites reported to date (8 October 2018) have yielded below the long-term average.

8 October 2018

This winter, join a virtual Cereals & Oilseeds Monitor Farm or Strategic Farm meeting from the comfort of your own home or office.

5 October 2018

Populations of sterile brome with reduced sensitivity to the herbicide glyphosate have been identified in the UK.

15 July 2019

In the latest AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds podcast we’re looking at business skills for farmers

3 October 2018

As we move forward through the season, challenges and opportunities lie ahead for the cereals and oilseeds markets.

18 January 2019

AHDB Arable Monitor Farm groups across the country are gearing up to get a grip on farm efficiency, productivity and costs this winter.

1 October 2018

Harvest Results from the 2018 AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) spring barley trials show twelve out of the fourteen sites reported to date have yielded below the long-term average.

27 September 2018

With ever-increasing pressure for farmers to find ways to cut costs, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Strategic Farm East will start to look at managed lower inputs during the next twelve months.

26 September 2018

Harvest Results from the 2018 AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) spring barley trials show six out of the eight sites reported to date (21 September 2018) have yielded below the long-term average.

26 September 2018

Despite recent news that Vivergo is shutting down for the foreseeable future, AHDB market analysts say the impacts that will be felt, while important, might not be to the same extent as some might have initially assumed.

26 September 2018

Pyrethroid sprays applied to cereals this autumn can now be timed better, thanks to a new tool from AHDB.

19 September 2018

An industry coalition has united to kick-start a new skills strategy with the ambition to equip the agricultural workforce for the future of farming and invites new partners to join the group.

24 September 2018

People are being asked to submit live samples of cabbage stem flea beetle with suspected resistance to pyrethroid insecticides for free testing.

14 September 2018

The first Harvest Results from the 2018 AHDB Recommended Lists (RL) spring barley trials have been published today (14 September 2018).

13 September 2018

Guidelines for the management of insecticide resistance in several key UK crops have been updated by the Insecticide Resistance Action Group (IRAG).

13 September 2018

AHDB has opened applications for its Professional Manager Development Scheme (PMDS) course, which will start in January 2019. The course is designed to increase the skills of farmers who manage people, enabling them to apply business intelligence from other sectors, improve communication and understanding, to raise the level of professionalism in the agricultural industry.

12 September 2018

The basic principles of field drainage, as well as maintenance and installation information, are the subject of a revamped practical guide by AHDB.

11 September 2018

Initial egg count results from the AHDB autumn wheat bulb fly (WBF) survey suggest it is likely to be another relatively low-risk year for the pest.

12 March 2019

Are young people really drinking less? And what really is craft beer?

10 September 2018

A new report published by AHDB suggests Brexit will have a considerable impact on the UK’s milling industry under a range of trade scenarios but the malting sector is in a far better position to weather the storm.

11 September 2018

Agricultural industry experts will gather in Dorchester to discuss how producers are doing business and consider whether greater integration with supply chains could pay off.

3 September 2018

A rallying call has been issued to industry experts across the UK to join forces with AHDB to help support its extensive collection of data for the cereals sector.

30 August 2018

Cross-sector export and trade conference with Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox MP discussing future government policy on trade

12 March 2019

This article looks at how the UK retail landscape has changed over the years to meet changing consumer needs.

12 March 2019

Two in five people are intending to increase the number of meals they cook from scratch. What's holding them back?

30 August 2018

Chinese cereal buyers have made a special visit to the UK to explore new opportunities for importing wheat and barley into China.

30 August 2018

AHDB has announced plans to invest up to £60,000 to improve understanding of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) risk in cereals

30 August 2018

An innovative set of trials has helped farmers test the accuracy of nitrogen (N) management in their winter wheat crops

3 June 2019

AHDB and BBRO have issued a joint call for a review of weed management in UK cropping systems

30 August 2018

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has confirmed it will be exhibiting at the industry’s Cereals event to be held at Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire on the 12 and 13 June 2019

2 October 2018

Grass and herbal leys farm network releases first findings

30 August 2018

Two new AHDB research projects on nitrogen (N) and sulphur (S) management in oats and wheat have been bolstered by a half a million pound co-investment from industry

30 August 2018

Almost 700 people attended AHDB’s Monitor Farm programme summer meetings to share ideas and experience, helping each other be the best they can be, regardless of external pressures like prices or the weather

2 October 2018

State-of-the-art scans reveal real-time root ramifications

3 June 2019

Thirty students from AHDB’s £1.4 million PhD programme visited food and agricultural businesses to help boost collaboration and drive innovation from the lab to the industry

30 August 2018

AHDB’s planting survey has shown that the spring crop area has increased substantially with spring barley up from 244k ha to 256kha. Winter barley has fallen by 18%

3 June 2019

AHDB’s planting survey has shown that the spring crop area has increased substantially with spring barley up from 244k ha to 256kha. Winter barley has fallen by 18%

3 June 2019

A new online calculator has been launched this week which will allow farmers and growers to see for the first time how they may be affected by potential Brexit scenarios.

29 June 2018

How do you make an arable enterprise financially sustainable?

25 June 2018

Trade and investment officers from the Department for International Trade (DIT) export visit

25 June 2018

Northern Ireland’s farmers flocked to the launch of AHDB’s new Monitor Farm

4 June 2019

Is free-from here to stay?

25 June 2018

An automated spore trap has been developed which could revolutionise disease monitoring in agricultural crops

4 June 2019

The organic market in the UK has been building momentum since 2015 and hit the £1 billion spend mark in the last 52 weeks.

25 June 2018

Greater take up of min-till or no-till arable systems could help British farmers improve efficiency

26 June 2018

More than three-quarters of farmers involved in AHDB’s Monitor Farm programme believe it has helped them improve their business, according to a new survey

26 June 2018

Creating a best practice guide to sharing farm data is the focus of a new consultation launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)

26 June 2018

Farmers focused on how to create a sustainable, profitable system at the summer meeting of the AHDB Monitor Farm in Saltburn

3 June 2019

Britain is the winner when it comes to meal choices at restaurants and pubs in the UK – but it risks scoring an own goal if the foodservice industry doesn’t shake-up its offerings

26 June 2018

UK agriculture must look at supply chains to help us thrive on the world stage. That’s the message from AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds sector Strategic Director Martin Grantley-Smith

26 June 2018

AHDB has issued a new publication to help farmers take stock of one of the farm’s most valuable assets - the rotation

26 June 2018

The former Deputy Principal and Chief Executive of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been appointed as an independent member of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) main board

20 June 2018

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

3 June 2019

First on-farm meeting takes place July 2018

20 June 2018

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

3 June 2019

AHDB has issued late-spring guidance for the management of fast-moving cereal crops

27 June 2018

UK farmers and growers will have access to more than 50 farmer-to-farmer learning events this summer

3 June 2019

Shoppers in the UK say they want to buy British food, but not at any cost - with research showing even a small rise in price could see a switch to buying imported alternatives

3 June 2019

Key independent bodies and industry companies in the UK have joined forces to promote best practice to help ensure the continued availability and efficacy of glyphosate-based herbicide products

3 June 2019

Shoppers in the UK say they want to buy British food, but not at any cost - with research showing even a small rise in price could see a switch to buying imported alternatives

3 June 2019

We learn about trends in breakfast consumption

5 July 2019

Disruptive technologies have transformed the way we do business, the way we travel and how we access information and services

3 June 2019

We take a look at changing attitudes towards eating and what that means for the future

3 June 2019

Today Sainsbury's have confirmed plans to merge with Asda, creating a new supermarket giant in the UK.

4 June 2019

The over-65 age range increased their visits to pubs and restaurants last year

11 July 2019

From 2 April 2018 all farmers in England will need to meet new government rules to protect water quality.

4 June 2019

How can the bread category evolve to combat changing consumer attitudes?

4 June 2019

What areas of the world do popular cuisines originate?

4 June 2019

What's driving inflation, and how might the food supply chain be affected?

4 June 2019

The food-to-go industry is evolving and extending its scope. New ways of reaching consumers have been found and specific consumer needs are increasingly being met.

4 June 2019

Times are good for sales in the organic sector. A report published by the Soil Association reveals organics in their fifth year of growth and although share of total grocery sales is small, the sector is worth over £2 billion. What are the market conditions driving this growth?

4 June 2019

Is free-from here to stay?