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...

REAPING THE BENEFITS

Why use a single electrical contractor for your grain store? Perhaps this will demonstrate the answer: Henry Siggers farms 450 hectares of group one milling...

DON’T BE CAUGHT OUT BY NEW EUROPEAN RODENTICIDES LEGISLATION, LODI UK...

Current users of professional-strength rodenticides could find themselves unable to purchase these products following the introduction of new European legislation on 1 March 2018,...

FARMING MACHINERY AND TECHNIQUES TO LAUNCH AT NOTTS EVENT

LOCAL farmers are looking forward to the return of a popular machinery show where new products, machinery and technology are set to be unveiled. The...

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...

BENCHMARKING AND ‘BIG DATA’ COULD BE INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT FOR ARABLE MARGINS

Benchmarking of crop performance plus use of big data to identify farming practices that deliver genuine benefits could become increasingly important as arable farms...

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