SIROMER – THE FLATPACK TRACTOR

You could be forgiven for thinking how on earth could a tractor come in a flatpack – but it is true, and since they...

A ‘LOGICAL’ AND COST-EFFECTIVE APPROACH TO IMPROVE UPLAND GRAZING

Bracken spreads at a rate of 3% per year, which doesn’t sound a great deal, but after just eight years, this means that a...

ATVS – ESSENTIAL ON TODAY’S FARMS

The best farm vehicles need to be reliable and practical. The quad bike, ATV (all-terrain vehicle) and UTV (utility task vehicle) tick these boxes...

VENTILATION – THE NATURAL WAY

Clean air in, stale air out When we talk about ventilation, what does that actually mean? It is not simply the volume of air in...

CODES AND STANDARDS FOR AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS

RIDBA Technical Consultant Dr Martin Heywood is a specialist in the structural engineering of agricultural and industrial type steel framed buildings. Agricultural buildings in the...

CRAVEN FARMER JOINS CAMPAIGN TO STAMP OUT SHEEP RUSTLING

A Barnoldswick farmer is the first in the Craven area to sign up to a new crime fighting initiative aimed at stemming the rising...

STABILISERS TO FULFIL FRENCH DEMAND FOR UK BEEF GENETICS

As Stabilisers continue to be the fastest growing breed of cattle in the UK, their moderate, easy calving frame with high fertility and efficient...

THE 21ST CENTURY FARM

William Barnes is a director at leading insurance broker, Lycetts. Here he examines how agricultural practices need to progress in the 21st century. Agricultural practices...

BRITISH FARMERS LOOKING TO SHORT-TERM PROFITS AS SUBSIDY FEARS GROW, NT...

The 'clock is ticking' for British farmers as they face a decade of uncertainty surrounding post-Brexit subsidies, according to the National Trust. Speaking at Countryfile...

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES PROPOSALS FOR CCTV TO BE MANDATORY IN ALL ABATTOIRS

The RSPCA says it is pleased by the announcement on 10 August by Environment Secretary Michael Gove citing proposals to make CCTV mandatory in...

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