10 Feb 2020 The Agriculture Bill 2019-20 was given its First Reading on 16 January Direct farm payments in 2020 across the UK are covered by the provisions in Farmers however want food production itself to be considered a public 6 Mar 2020 If coronavirus disrupts staple crop production the impact on food security could 6 March 2020 • 3:31pm Production of staple food crops such as wheat, rice, and vegetables will be When will coronavirus peak in the UK? FAO's preliminary forecast for 2020 wheat production is pegged at 763 million tonnes, almost unchanged from the 2019 near-record level, as expected lower Organic Plus is a 4-year EC Horizon 2020-funded project led by the centre for Although organic farming accounts for a relatively small proportion of UK food and labelling - production, economic and market access implications for UK. Farmers Guardian.com - UK farming news headlines and analysis from Farmers Guardian, Arable Farming magazine and Dairy Farmer magazine.
BCPC (the British Crop Production Council) promotes the use of science and technology in the understanding and application of effective, sustainable crop production. BCPC is a Registered Charity and a Company limited by Guarantee. It has no fee-paying membership, and acts independently, to disseminate information and opinion.
As you work this winter to choose programs under the 2018 Farm Bill, you may want to update yields that the Farm Service Agency (FSA) has on record for your farm or farms. Those yields are used to calculate payments you might receive through the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program. Any higher yields will apply to 2020 crop years and beyond. Harvest 2017: Variable yields create winners and losers. Throughout much of the UK, oilseed rape (OSR) and barley yields have reflected crops’ ability to cope with dry conditions earlier in the season. Since the turn of the millennium however, cereal yields in the UK have been relatively stagnant. We see UK yields in sugar beet and potatoes tend to have much higher yields than cereal crops by mass (although they are likely to have a much higher percentage of water weight). Yield Reports In west-central Illinois, corn yields are coming in anywhere from 130 bushels per acre (bu/acre) to 260 bu/acre, Hobrock says. “The story in Illinois is that we are down from last year, but we’re not this year’s worst spot in the Corn Belt," Hobrock says. BCPC (the British Crop Production Council) promotes the use of science and technology in the understanding and application of effective, sustainable crop production. BCPC is a Registered Charity and a Company limited by Guarantee. It has no fee-paying membership, and acts independently, to disseminate information and opinion. UK agricultural consultant Keith Norman says yields in the UK have the potential to be lifted to at least 10t/ha. WHILE Australia’s dry-climate wheat crop rarely averages more than 2.0 tonnes/hectare, farmers in the United Kingdom are finding it hard to turn a profit on a national crop that averages 8.5t/ha.
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