arable farming


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arable farming

the cultivation of land to produce crops (as compared with the raising of livestock).
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Through the MoU, CEDA and BAMB will jointly undertake research on arable farming and information dissemination.
To enable arable farming to take place on the surrounding fields, excess water is pumped, via a channel system, into the nearby River Aire.
A big day in the arable farming calendar is fast approaching, in the form of The Arable Event at Woodlands Farm, Weston-under-Lizard, on June 19.
One of the biggest arable farming units to come on the market in Perthshire in recent years is for sale, with a price tag of PS7.6 million.
The beneficiaries were engaged in arable farming, fish smoking, soap and detergent making as well as confectioneries.
Now in its sixth year, The British Farming Awards recognises the hard work, innovation and determination so prevalent across Britain's farming industry, Organised by Agri-Briefing, parent company of Farmers Guardian, Arable Farming and Dairy Farmer, there are 60 finalists as part of this year's event, which showcases the diverse achievements and efforts delivered by UK farmers in their day-today businesses.
Marian Spain, Plantlife chief executive, said 70% of England is farmed, much of it for crops, but there had been a failure to care for the wildlife that depends on arable farming.
"I'm Donald Brown, manager of Ian Brown and Sons, which is an intensive arable farming business in Perthshire.
Euryn Jones, HSBC's regional agriculture director for Wales and southwest England, said: "This is an exceptionally well-managed and progressive arable farming business and the couple's dedication to becoming a greener, more sustainable business is testament to their forward-thinking approach to farming and, with our financial support now in place, we hope to see them achieve these ambitions."
Arable farming: Since the 1840s, crop production in Wales has slumped 85%, from 2,561ha to just 385ha.
Children in Year 1 and Year 2 have had an opportuntity to visit the Co-Operative Farm at Ashby St Ledgers to learn about arable farming and do some cooking using products grown on the farm.
In July 2013 the value of purchased cereals and industrial plants much higher than in June 2013 in SloveniaThe value of purchase in the group arable farming was much higher than in June 2013.