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Vertical farming

by Dr Cl Williams and Dr PC Wootton-Beard, Farming Connect Knowledge exchange Hub, IBeRs, aberystwyth University INDOOR vertical farming might be described as the most extreme expression of controlled environment agriculture by stacking plants...

Remember hedge cutting regulations

Farmers are being urged to remember hedge cutting regulations to avoid a cross compliance penalty on their BPs payment. FUW Policy Officer Bernard Griffiths said: “most farmers will remember that they are not allowed...

Sustainable Farming & our Land consultation

Transition and Funding The Welsh Government proposes a multi-year transition period. however, given the continuing uncertainty surrounding Brexit, a specific time period has not been specified in the consultation. Future funding Welsh Government says...

Project looking for farmers

FaRMING ONLINE (www.farming.co.uk) are currently working with Liverpool University to develop a better Liver-Fluke forecasting service (updating the Ollerenshaw Method) using satellite and computer modelling to provide more accurate data. Part of the Liver-fluke...

Llanidloes sheep farmer recognised with M&S award

FOuRTH generation sheep farmer, Wynne Jerman, and his family were recognised by M&S at this year’s Royal Welsh Show with a special award to celebrate producers of Welsh lamb. The family picked up the...