NFU CALLS AGRICULTURAL DROUGHT SUMMIT AS HEATWAVE BITES

The NFU is seeking urgent action to address the crippling impact of the dry, hot weather on farms across the country. An agricultural drought summit...

PENNINE PROMISE PAYS OFF

Pennine Autos may seem like an example of quick success. But owners Mark John and James Feather in their newly refurbished premises at the...

UK FARMING UNIONS SET OUT PRIORITIES FOR NEXT PHASE OF BREXIT

The four UK farming unions have agreed a set of priorities for achieving the best Brexit outcome for UK farming. Presidents Barclay Bell, Ulster...

GROUNDS CLEARANCE MADE EASY

Grounds teams are being encouraged to make the most of the better weather and prepare areas before temperatures drop. Robust brushcutters from Billy Goat are...

ENCOURAGING THE NATION TO TRY ORGANIC THIS SEPTEMBER

This September sees the return of Organic September, an initiative by the Soil Association to encourage the whole nation to try organic. Throughout the...

OMSCO OPTIMISTIC ABOUT DIRECTION OF TRADE NEGOTIATIONS

The Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative (OMSCo), the largest UK organic dairy co-operative and the second largest dedicated organic milk pool in the world, is...

UK GOVERNMENTS WORK TOGETHER TO TEST FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE CONTINGENCY...

Government departments across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland test foot and mouth disease contingency plans in Exercise Blackthorn. The Animal and Plant Health Agency, Defra,...

IMPACT OF SUMMER HEATWAVE ON LIVESTOCK AND GROWERS WILL BE FELT...

Dr Nicola Cannon, Principal Lecturer in Agronomy at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) explains why the 2018 heatwave will have long-term consequences for crops...

STOP KIDDING AROUND! GOAT GETS STUCK IN METAL FENCE

A goat was trapped between a metal fence when the RSPCA stepped in to help A female goat who got her head stuck between a...

LOVE LAMB WEEK IS BACK, AND AIMING TO BREAK WITH TRADITION

The sheep industry will again celebrate all that is great about lamb produced in the UK as farmers and industry leaders take part in...

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