Poll results

What is the main reason you attend agricultural shows?

5 July, 2019

What is the main reason you attend agricultural shows?

What effect would a ban on ‘Roundup’ have on your farming business?

22 May, 2019

Following recent news from the US, the French government banned all use of the weed killer ‘Roundup’. If your government…

A new way to monitor grass growth

16 March, 2019

Spring is the time for maximum grass growth and having adequate grass production is a key variable for dairy margins….

Gearing up for variable rate on winter wheat

16 March, 2019

Spring is here and your work on the fields is in full flow. Fertiliser applications and pest control will be…

Farmers have their say on UK Government Policy

16 March, 2019

As the Agriculture Bill works its passage through Parliament, we polled farmers to ask them what policies they think the…

Are you putting measures in place to make your business more weatherproof?

31 January, 2019

On the back of the joint-hottest summer on record (2018), are you putting measures in place to make your business…

Are you looking to invest in automation and/or robotic farming methods in the next 5 years?

13 December, 2018

The latest NFRU Farm360 study shows that the uptake of robotic/automated/mechanised farming technologies by UK farming businesses is increasing. The…

Does society have a right to say in the way farmers farm their land?

3 July, 2018

For this year’s Oxford Farming Conference, the National Farm Research Unit asked 1,072 farmers “Society has a right to have…

New farm workforce figures

3 July, 2018

In this newsletter, we share new results around farm workforces from our ongoing Farmer2020 study which asks farmers how many…

Global trade – opportunity or threat?

29 March, 2018

The National Farm Research Unit recently asked 1,072 farmers “Global trade is an opportunity or threat?” As the chart below…