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What Will Agriculture Be Like In The Next 50 Years?

The challenges that will shape the global landscape over the course of this century will dictate how agriculture changes in the next half century. Many of these challenges are now becoming clear, the biggest of which appear to be the growing global population, climate change and changes to the globalized world market. With the world’s...
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The Latest Trend In Agriculture.

The way that food is produced has, in principle, changed little over many thousands of years – save for the mechanization of the process and the economies of scale now being put into practice by the largest food producers. Consumer attitudes are changing, and with it, so must the needs of the agriculture industry to...
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5 Factors Affecting Winter Wheat

According to the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, UK wheat yields rose by 2.8% last year. That’s 8.6 tonnes per hectare, meaning it’s the biggest yield in the last 25 years. But this year farmers can expect the winter wheat yield to fall by 12%.   However, it isn’t all bad news –...
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What Will Farming Be Like In 100 Years?

The old fashioned ‘American Gothic’ farming idea has ended. While the farming and agricultural industry has seen technology advances to aid the farming process, the way we do things now could be nothing compared to how we’ll be farming 100 years from now. The world is changing faster than we think. We’re inventing more, developing...
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Oilseed Rape Yields – Advice

In the UK, average oilseed rape yields have not shown much of an increase since the early 1980s, even after accounting for the very high yields achieved in 2011, which many are tipping as the best year for oilseed rape yields so far. Poor weather is often cited as being the main reason behind the...
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