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New JCB generators provide reliable power for farming

A more efficient range of diesel generators with a number of improved features has been launched into the farm equipment market by JCB Agriculture. ...


Farmlite system sheds new light on Ryalls Farm

A 236m2 Farmlite GRP rooflight system from Brett Martin Daylight Systems has been installed on a new dairy farm building at Ryalls Farm in Stalbridge,...


Lack of engineers a 'ticking time bomb' for agriculture

A lack of engineers, not enough people promoting the land-based industries and a lack of apprentice opportunities for students is a 'ticking time bomb...


New Holland Agriculture enjoys a successful start to 2014: three FIMA and six AE50 innovation awards

New Holland Agriculture has confirmed its position as the leader in agricultural innovation with three awards from the FIMA jury. Opti-Grape™ technolo...


RDS presents WEIGHLOG a10 on-board weighing system at Livestock 2013

With the efficient use of animal feed having never been so important, RDS Technology will be focussing on how cost-effective on-board weighing can hel...


5 June 2013 | Livestock Equipment
Portable space heaters in agriculture

Portable air heaters are commonly used in many areas of agriculture. Quick installation, low running costs as well as high efficiency make them the id...


5 March 2013 | Livestock Equipment
Gloucestershire dealership open its doors on March 6

Farmers in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and surrounding counties who take time out to attend an Open Day at a Bredon-based farm equipment business ...


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4G would benefit farming, says NFU

Two out of every three farmers who use the internet say they would benefit from the rollout of superfast mobile broadband (4G) according to new resear...


Environmental focus tightens links in meat chain

Foyle Food Group has joined with five animal by-product processing businesses to ensure that the Foodchain and Biomass Renewables Association, Fabra, ...


Inspectors deployed at ports for first time in decades

RSPCA inspectors were at a UK port today for the first time in more than a decade to check the welfare of hundreds of calves and sheep being shipped a...


New team to lead NFU livestock board

Charles Sercombe has today been elected chairman of the NFU’s national livestock board. Mr Sercombe, a tenant farmer from near Melton Mowbra...


New pig welfare standards ’must be enforced’

New rules for the pig industry are intended to create a more-even set of welfare standards across Europe and stop some farmers - such as those in Brit...


Early start essential to reduce insect burden on livestock

An early start to controlling insects around livestock gives the best chance of minimising the annual population explosion of flies and midges that be...


NBA optimistic that USA will open to British beef

The National Beef Association (NBA) is hopeful that a draft law published in the USA will make its way through the system and result in the United Sta...


Sire selection drives Stabiliser breed forward

Access to an elite team of Stabiliser sires has had a major impact on the Stabiliser breed, according to Richard Fuller, technical director of the Sta...



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