NFU OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR CEREALS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

The NFU is today launching its 2018-2019 Cereals Development Programme (CDP) in partnership with Openfield1, and the next generation of arable farmers can now apply...

FARMERS TURN TO FLEXIBLE FINANCING

Farmers turn to flexible financing to bridge cashflow gaps With the prices of fuel, fertiliser, and animal feed and medicine, forecast to rise 15.2%, 14.6%...

NEW STEPS TO TACKLE ILLEGAL WASTE AND FLY-TIPPING ANNOUNCED

New steps have been announced to tackle problem waste sites, while a consultation will further help deal with crime and poor performance in the...

ARE YOU GETTING THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT OF YOUR RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEM?

Many farms throughout the UK are benefiting from renewable energy schemes (incl. Solar and Wind), to diversify incomes and reduce the impact of fluctuating...

NEW OPTIDRIVE™ TO IMPROVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Avant has developed a new, innovative solution for improving the performance of the drive circuit in Avant loaders. The drive system in Avant loaders consists...

FARMERS JOIN WITH THE PUBLIC TO SPEAK UP FOR FARMING’S FUTURE

More than 150 farmers and members of the public today took part in a photo-call organised by the NFU urging people to show their...

MCINTYRE’S PLEA: DON’T FORGET FARMERS AS WE REVIEW PLANT PROTECTION RULES

Farmers' opinions must be part of the equation as the European Union considers how rules on pesticides are applied, MEPs have been warned. “We, as...

LAA CONTINUES BICENTENARY YEAR CELEBRATIONS

More than two centuries of innovation and transparency are being marked throughout 2017, as the livestock auction mart industry celebrates the bicentenary of the...

ANIMAL CRUELTY SENTENCES TO BE EXTENDED

Those who have been found guilty of animal abuse, including pain inflicted on livestock, could face sentences of up to five years. Currently, the maximum...

MICHAEL GOVE FIRST MINISTER TO RECOGNISE THAT METHOD OF FOOD PRODUCTION...

Patrick Holden has welcomed a far-sighted presentation from the Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove, at a conference on The Future of...

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