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Wheat crops on fragile ground with threat of septoria and rust

The sunny, warm but showery spring weather is causing potential issues for wheat crops, with enhanced risk of septoria and rust. Quoted in the Farmer’s Weekly, Andrew Melton, who is regional agronomy sales manager with advisory group Frontier, says: ‘The current cold weather is holding back disease, but showery weather could easily make spray choice

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Vertical farming adds new dimension to food production in Norfolk

A £25m proposal to build the world’s largest vertical farm has been unveiled potentially using the site on the Food Enterprise Park at Easton, on the outskirts of Norwich, reports the online magazine Anglia Farmer. Green energy expert Tristan Fischer, chief executive of Fischer Farms, is behind the plans. His vision is to develop scalable

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