Defra urged to extend badger vaccination scheme ahead of cull
With this year’s badger cull rumoured to start in the coming weeks, DEFRA has been urged by the Humane Society International to expand its limited Bad...
More milk from grass: av 5,900 litres with no cake
This exciting Farm Ideas article shows how it is entirely possible for a small dairy farm, selling raw milk in the conventional way, to provide an inc...
Wheat market closed firmer, although well off the day's highs
Beans closed mostly lower save for the front end, as too did meal. The one point improvement in last night's crop ratings was seen as a ...
London and Paris wheat 'struggling to keep their heads above water'
EU grains closed mixed, with both London and Paris wheat struggling to keep their heads above water. Support at GBP120/tonne and EUR170/tonne only jus...
Satellite tractor joins show adventure
The countryside adventure that will unfold for next month’s Royal County of Berkshire Show promises to take visitors on a journey both backwards and f...
Computers to protect crop harvests
Computer scientists are devising new and more efficient ways to spot diseased crops to help boost harvest yields.
Researchers are developing image...
Livestock farmers' 'confidence in jeopardy'
An excellent turnout of Monmouthshire livestock farmers attended an on-farm meeting held in Llansoy to raise their concerns on the future of the beef ...
New satellite data will help farmers facing drought
About 60 percent of California is experiencing “exceptional drought,” the U.S. Drought Monitor’s most dire classification. The agency issued the same ...
Brazil to re-instate tariff on wheat imports
"A fundamental shift in weather in the weather is expected this week with increasing heat and humidity in the Midwest and Great Plains. Hea...
Co-op announces £5m boost for producers
The Co-operative has announced a £5m boost for British farmers who supply its own-brand fresh meat, poultry and milk.
The premiums will go to membe...
Blackgrass leads to 10% jump in plough sales at auction
Sales of ploughs at auction are up 10% on this time last year, according to agricultural and machinery auctioneers Cheffins.
At the latest machiner...
Make a small change to organic this September, Soil Association urges
The Soil Association is today launching 2014’s Organic September campaign – the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic, which takes place in a...
Over the last 10 years, the cost of fossil fuel sources such as oil and gas has soared with the cost of bulk heating oil increasing, on average 10% per year.
20-08-2014 04:23 AM
Beef from cancerous cows distributed to stores, indictment claims
A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive beef recall, alleging they slaugh...
20-08-2014 04:22 AM
Israel to stop exporting settlement poultry, dairy to EU
Israel will stop exporting poultry and dairy from settlements to the European Union, Israeli and European officials announced.
Effective Sept. 1, I...
20-08-2014 04:21 AM
Australian Dairy Farmers in China to get support for free trade agreement
The Australian dairy industry is on a charm offensive in China this week in an effort to get more support for a Free Trade Agreement between the count...
20-08-2014 04:21 AM
Dairy prices flatten at Fonterra auction
Dairy prices were flat at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, halting a price plunge that has forced Fonterra to cut its payout forecast.
20-08-2014 04:20 AM
Indian farmers to say no to hybrid paddy
On Tuesday farmers in Kanchikoil village in Erode district pledged not to use hybrid or tissue cultured paddy varieties for crop cultivation. They dec...
20-08-2014 04:19 AM
Farmer tries trombone cattle call with new cows
All farmers need a way to bring their cows in, and a farmer in Peabody is trying something a little different. It worked for him once, now he hopes it...
20-08-2014 04:18 AM
Cattle rustling an everyday issue in Uruguay, claim farmers
“This criminal activity discourages farmers” said Echeverria and mentioned several recent cases, usually close to towns, but which do not get much med...
19-08-2014 07:50 AM
Mill Production Manager
A mill production manager is required for a well known animal feed manufacturer in England over the forthcoming months. The job will be to oversee all...
19-08-2014 07:49 AM
Ruminant Technical Sales Executive
A commercial ruminant technical sales person is required for a GB global mineral premix and feed supplement company. The job will cover the company’...
19-08-2014 07:48 AM
Sales Director – North England/Scotland
A Major Agri-Supply Company with a recognised brand particularly on dairy and beef farms require a Sales Director for Northern England and Scotland. T...
19-08-2014 07:47 AM
SALES MANAGER - AGRICULTURAL SERVICES/TRAINING - EASTERN COUNTIES
A leading Agricultural Organisation, which sits at the heart of the UK agricultural industry, is actively seeking an experienced sales manager to sell...
19-08-2014 07:46 AM
Farm and Hatchery Liaison Specialist
My client is seeking a Farm and Hatchery Liaison Specialist to assist their management team. This international company is a leader in Poultry Genetic...
19-08-2014 07:45 AM
Sales Manager - feed additives
A vacancy for a Sales Manager has arisen with a client of international reputation. This is a technical sales role in the commercial feed additive sec...
19-08-2014 07:44 AM
Feed Additives Technical Manager - Midlands based
A vacancy for a Feed Additives Technical Manager has arisen with a client of international reputation. This is a technical support role in the commerc...
| Turnpike Showground, Motcombe, Nr SHAFTESBURY, Dorset
Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show
The day is packed full of events and activities, including Double Harness Scurry Driving, Terrier & Ferret Racing, plus live music from the Plonkers a...
| Egton, Whitby, North Yorkshire
Egton Horse & Agricultural Show
The 125th Egton Show will be held on Wednesday 20th August 2014, at Egton, North Yorkshire. This year we will have a wrought iron and farrier display,...
| Allington, Grantham, Lincolnshire
British Show Pony Society Summer Championship Show
The BSPS is the Premier Showing Society in the United Kingdom. The membership is divided into 24 franchised Areas around the country which organise re...
| Chagford, Devon
Held at the Show field, Dogmarsh Bridge, by Mill End Hotel, Chagford TQ13 8JN
Marvelous family day out. Many attractions, events, trade stands, Fo...
| Denbigh, Denbighshire
Denbighshire & Flintshire County Show
The Denbigh and Flint Show offers a wonderful day out with a variety of attractions and entertainments to suit the whole family on the 3rd Thursday in...