07 July 2015 | Online since 2003


Getting the landscape back into shape is a priority for a racing enthusiast as he prepares a new property in Essex for the thoroughbred horses he breeds. Peter Watson is moving his stud from Easton Park in Suffolk to an attractive location at Little Horkesley near Nayland, where 50 acres of grass pastures have previously been let for hay production. In future, they will be re-seeded to a quality grass mixture better suited to grazing the 30...





Preparing for thoroughbreds with a tough McCormick compact

Getting the landscape back into shape is a priority for a racing enthusiast as he prepares a new property in Essex for the thoroughbred horses he bree...


6 July 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Cereals and oilseeds area for harvest 2015 down 2%

The total area of cereals and oilseeds for harvest 2015 in Great Britain is estimated at 3.72Mha, down 2% from 2014, according to the annual AHDB Cere...


Kubota first choice for Cotswolds alpaca farm

The many benefits of choosing compact and versatile groundcare machinery over larger models is becoming more commonplace in small estates, farms and s...


6 July 2015 | News
Food Enterprise Zones to drive rural revolution

More than 10,000 new jobs are set to be added to the UK’s growing food and farming industry as a network of new food hubs takes shape across England, ...


Avondale beekeepers buzzing after bonus donation

A Lanarkshire community group project dedicated to managing beehives is set to receive a crucial £1,386 grant from Banks Community Fund. Avondale C...


New Kuhn rotor rake maximses grassland working efficiency

Kuhn Farm Machinery has announced the launch of its largest four-rotor trailed grass rake to date, with the new GA 15131 offering a maximum working wi...


Transport and animals are the biggest killers in agriculture

The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) latest fatality statistics show incidents involving moving vehicles and cattle are the biggest causes of death...


6 July 2015 | Dairy,News
Dairy industry makes significant strides in water efficiency

UK dairy companies are at the forefront of the food and drink industry’s efforts to improve water efficiency, according to a progress report published...


Animals to benefit from new MRI facility

Animals in the region will benefit following the opening of a new standing equine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility at the University of Brist...


6 July 2015 | News,Produce
Food allergen alerts rocket in 2014

Every year the Food Standard Agency publishes an annual report with information about the overall food industry, that includes a useful overview of th...


6 July 2015 | News,Produce,Sheep
Welsh wool industry opens up to Chinese delegation

Representative from the Chinese wool industry last week enjoyed a visit to Wales during which they visited a Welsh hill farm to see Welsh sheep in the...


6 July 2015 | News,Products,Sheep
Innovis launches online ram auction

The UK’s first online ram auction to be developed by a sheep breeding company will be launched by Innovis at the Livestock Event, held at The NEC, Bir...


6 July 2015 | News
New products and expansion prompts new branding for Hydor

After over half a century’s experience in the agricultural industry, Salisbury based Hydor Ltd have decided a makeover is about due. Whilst the ex...


6 July 2015 | Agri Safety,News
Farm Safety Week: Personal stories of accidents on the farm

The third annual Farm Safety Week launches today with NFU Scotland voicing its support in the hope that farmers and those within the industry will mak...


Recovery in milk prices... Not until 2016

A recovery in wholesale dairy prices is not likely to occur until 2016. Global milk production is growing at a higher rate than demand and this imb...



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