Rye on the rise

With growing demand from animal feed markets, spirits production and human nutrition combined with specific agronomic advantages for growers, could hybrid rye take a sizeable bite of UK cereals production in the next few years? Arable Farming finds out more.

Tackling plastics in digestate

As featured in Arable Farming Magazine Tackling plastics in digestate by Arable Farming As plastics come under the spotlight environmentally, their presence in some digestates is of growing concern. Marianne Curtis finds out more. Soil scientist David Tompkins says he is horrified by the prospect of [...]

An agri-tech solution to reducing grain storage waste

Thirty percent of yearly food waste on UK farms is cereals, with a value of £26m for wheat alone, according to data collected in 2017 by the charity WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme). This, coupled with unexpected events such as extreme winter flooding and the coronavirus pandemic that lead to panic buying of £1billion worth of food in just three weeks, means it has never been more important to ensure flexibility and security of our food supply systems