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Helping to give poverty in farming the boot!

Helping to give poverty in farming the boot!
19-11-2014 16:12 PM | News, Shows and Events
Farm business innovation expo returns this month
Farm Business Innovation exhibition and conference returns to Olympia London at the end of the month, promising new ways for farmers, smallholders, la...
17-11-2014 01:32 AM | News, Shows and Events
Helping to give poverty in farming the boot!
Harrison Clark Rickerbys takes giant welly on a tour of its four Three Counties' offices, thanks to the help of Gloucestershire business, Green Farm S...
17-11-2014 01:22 AM | News, Shows and Events
Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is one of the top Welsh businesses
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society last week saw itself recognised as one of the top businesses in Wales. At the very first Wales Business and E...
UK 'on the edge of agricultural revolution'
The UK is on the edge of another agricultural revolution, which will be achieved through new technology, innovation and shared knowledge within the se...
13-11-2014 01:49 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Shows and Events
Crop diversity needed for growing population
Greater diversity in crops, livestock, biodiversity, our markets and diets was the key message and subject of debate at the annual LEAF (Linking Envir...
New Holland dealers unveil diverse line-up for Agriscot 2014
This year’s brand new telehandler from New Holland will be making its Agriscot debut surrounded by a diverse display of products. Local dealers Br...
11-11-2014 01:50 AM | News, Produce, Shows and Events
Improvements needed to boost agricultural productivity
Greater improvements are required to boost agricultural productivity in England, Innovation for Agriculture have warned. Addressing the barriers to...
11-11-2014 01:48 AM | Dairy, News, Shows and Events
Ceredigion NFU Cymru on-farm milk meeting
Aled Jones, NFU Cymru Milk Board Chairman, will be guest speaker at the next Ceredigion NFU Cymru on-farm milk meeting on Thursday, 20 November, 2014....
11-11-2014 01:37 AM | News, Produce, Shows and Events
Welsh food and drink producers head to China
With Export Week now upon us, eleven Welsh companies are getting ready to fly the Welsh flag in China to promote their produce at the Food and Hotel C...
10-11-2014 01:06 AM | News, Shows and Events
Using science to break through the yield plateau
Using science to break though the yield plateau is the theme for this year’s Hutchinsons Winter Technical Conference for farmers being held at Rowley ...
07-11-2014 14:56 PM | News, Shows and Events
Learn more about profit, efficiency and stewardship at CropTec
Farmers are invited to meet up with their local BASF Agronomy Manager and BASF market sector experts to learn more about the key elements of farming -...
07-11-2014 00:26 AM | News, Shows and Events
Future of farming to dominate Three Counties show
The future of farming and engaging the next generation in the industry will dominate the agenda at one of the UK’s premier farming conferences taking ...
London combine harvester parade aims to encourage public to back British farming
A state of the art combine harvester is taking to the streets of central London for one of the UK’s most historic parades. NFU Cymru and the NFU ha...
New campaign aims to educate farmers about cattle diseases
A campaign has been launched by the National Beef Association (NBA) to educate beef farmers about the everyday health problems that face their herds. ...
05-11-2014 01:44 AM | News, Shows and Events, Cattle, Dairy
Cream of dairy genetics on offer in December
An all-star line-up of high-class dairy cattle from the UK will be going under the hammer in Carlisle in Britain’s Premier Elite Holstein auction in D...
04-11-2014 01:31 AM | News, Shows and Events
Welsh dairy farmers’ plight raised at Anglesey Day
Food, farming and tourism were in the spotlight for the fourth annual Anglesey Day in Westminster hosted by the island’s MP Albert Owen and featuring ...
Farming on parade as combines take to London streets
A state of the art combine harvester is taking to the streets of central London for one of the UK’s most historic parades. The NFU has teamed up w...
03-11-2014 07:34 AM | News, Shows and Events
Innovation award for Mitas PneuTrac at EIMA fair
Mitas' tyre concept PneuTrac received the EIMA Technical Innovation award in Bologna, Italy. The jury awarded Mitas PneuTrac as the best innovation...
03-11-2014 07:01 AM | News, Shows and Events
National Agricultural Exhibition Centre to get £2m rebrand
The Grandstand Group has announced it has taken over the running of the Stoneleigh Park exhibition venue having brought out the Royal Agricultural Soc...
New Reform Metrac H8X to be introduced to the UK market
Reform Werke have announced the imminent introduction to the UK market of their compact Metrac H8 X tractor, which the company say, delivers the combi...
30-10-2014 01:22 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Shows and Events
NFU urges farmers to understand new CAP payment scheme
NFU’s series of CAP roadshows gets underway in the East Midlands, next week with a strong message from NFU to all farmers and growers: read, understan...
30-10-2014 00:53 AM | News, Shows and Events
25 things you might not have known about the Royal Welsh Winter Fair
1. The Winter Fair was initially only going to run as a trial event for three years, to see if it would be viable. However it has been a resoundi...
John Deere's HarvestLab wins innovation award
John Deere’s HarvestLab sensor system won the Highly Commended prize in the Award For Innovation category at the 2014 Farm Business Cream Awards, whic...
30-10-2014 00:32 AM | Farmshops, News, Pigs, Products, Shows and Events
Support local farmers and butchers in Sausage Week, says FUW
The Farmers’ Union of Wales today called on people to support their local farmers and butchers by tucking into wonderful Welsh bangers during next wee...
29-10-2014 08:51 AM | News, Sheep, Shows and Events
Inspiring the next generation of sheep farmers
Young people keen to get ahead in the sheep sector are encouraged to attend a free one-day event in Gloucestershire on Wednesday 12th November. Th...
29-10-2014 00:50 AM | News, Shows and Events
Former FUW director takes top Carmarthenshire farming award
Former Farmers' Union of Wales director of agricultural policy Mary James has received this year's FUW/United Counties Agricultural & Hunters Society ...
27-10-2014 09:00 AM | News, Shows and Events
East Yorkshire farm diversification businesses win national award
Directors and staff at Hunmanby Grange's three farm diversification businesses are celebrating after winning a prestigious award in a national farming...
27-10-2014 08:23 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Renewables, Shows and Events
Solar can transform agricultural businesses, seminar will urge
Agricultural businesses are being urged to attend a free seminar to learn how solar power can transform their operations and cut their fuel bills. ...
Kuhn to display new range at AgriScot
The latest Axis fertiliser spreader and PolyLonger hedgecutter will be among the machines being displayed by Kuhn Farm Machinery at this year’s AgriSc...
23-10-2014 01:36 AM | Agri Safety, Cattle, News, Shows and Events
Animal psychology in focus at agricultural workshop
Agricultural workers can get an insight into animal psychology as part of efforts to improve farm safety while handling cattle. Agriculture continu...
John Deere to unveil new sprayer at CropTech 2014
Aimed at arable farms, speciality crop growers and contractors, the new John Deere R4040i self-propelled sprayer replaces the current 5430i model for ...
21-10-2014 02:42 AM | News, Shows and Events
NFU Cymru supports Future Farmers of Wales
Members of Wales’ rural group, Future Farmers of Wales, were delighted to receive a donation for £500 from farming union, NFU Cymru, recently. On p...
New Holland regains Guinness title for harvesting
New Holland Agriculture has reclaimed the Guinness World Records title, harvesting 797.656 tonnes of wheat in eight hours with the world's most powerf...
17-10-2014 09:48 AM | Crops, News, Shows and Events
Potato supply chain 'in focus' at November conference
‘From seed to ware’, this year’s Seed Industry Event (SIE14) on 25 November, at the Crieff Hydro in Perthshire, widens its’ appeal to the whole supply...
New McCormick tractor ranges to make their debut at AgriScot
Four new McCormick tractor designs are set to make their AgriScot debut at the 2014 event on November 19 at Ingliston, Edinburgh. Manufacturer Argo...
16-10-2014 09:24 AM | Shows and Events, News
Princess Royal to attend Royal Welsh Winter Fair
The Princess Royal has accepted an invitation to attend the 25th Royal Welsh Winter Fair which will be celebrating the silver jubilee. It will be h...
15-10-2014 11:56 AM | News, Shows and Events
British farming 'must be more ambitious', says Oxford Farming Chairman
For the British farming industry to thrive we must be more ambitious, according to Richard Whitlock, chairman of the Oxford Farming Conference who was...
15-10-2014 06:55 AM | Cattle, Dairy, News, NFU, Shows and Events
Winner of NFU Dairy Stockperson of the Year announced
Carl Poole, from Meifod, Powys, has been announced as the winner of the 2014 NFU Cymru / NFU Mutual Welsh Dairy Stockperson of the Year Award during t...
JCB launches new Fastrac 4000 series
A new chapter in the JCB Fastrac story begins this autumn when production of the all-new Fastrac 4000 Series tractors gets underway. Set to enter a...
14-10-2014 01:58 AM | News, Shows and Events
Welsh government Director to address NFU farm meeting
Andrew Slade, Director of Agriculture, Food and Marine for Welsh Government, will be the guest speaker at the next Brecon and Radnor NFU Cymru on farm...
14-10-2014 01:57 AM | News, Sheep, Shows and Events
Business efficiency training on offer for English sheep enterprises
The National Sheep Association (NSA) is encouraging English sheep producers to take advantage of subsidised business efficiency training workshops thi...
13-10-2014 09:28 AM | News, Shows and Events
Industry speakers confirmed for 2015 Norfolk Farming Conference
Industry-leading speakers have been confirmed for the next Norfolk Farming Conference, which takes place on 12 February 2015. The 2015 conference ...
13-10-2014 04:25 AM | News, NFU, Shows and Events
Union proposes new farmed environment forum
NFU Scotland has contacted key Scottish politicians this week asking them to consider a new forum to debate environmental matters that have implicatio...
09-10-2014 09:45 AM | Appointments, News, Shows and Events
Apprenticeship scheme celebrates matching 300 placements
An industry-led apprenticeship scheme which is encouraging young people into careers in agriculture have now matched over 300 young people in apprenti...
09-10-2014 09:33 AM | News, Shows and Events
FUW hosts farm visit with deputy Minister
The Farmers’ Union of Wales Denbighshire branch recently hosted a successful farm visit (October 2) with deputy Minister for farming and food, Rebecca...
08-10-2014 01:46 AM | Cattle, News, Pigs, Sheep, Shows and Events
Keeping up with the next generation of livestock farmers
The NFU has teamed up with Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) and Warwickshire Rural Hub to focus on the potential that precision agriculture has for th...
Shrewsbury machinery auction attracts New Zealand and European buyers
Buyers from as far away as New Zealand added to the competitive bidding at auctioneers Halls’ successful bi-monthly plant and agricultural machinery a...
Lister Wilder scoops Farm Machinery Dealer of the Year award
Lister Wilder has been named as Farm Machinery Dealer of the Year to round off a run in which the company also achieved a second successive five-star ...
07-10-2014 07:43 AM | Dairy, News, Shows and Events
UK Dairy Day success promises exciting 2015 event
UK Dairy Day promises to be even bigger and better next year, after enjoying success last month. The inaugural event attracted more than 6200 visi...
06-10-2014 04:12 AM | News, Sheep, Shows and Events
UK success at World Young Shepherd Challenge
There was plenty of cause for celebration among the UK competitors in the World Young Shepherds Challenge in France on Wednesday. England took top pri...
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18-11-2014 02:27 AM
Beating bovine TB is 'going to hurt', NFU warns
The NFU brought together many leading experts from across the country to discuss the scientific basi...
21-11-2014 01:26 AM
JCB GT crowned fastest digger on earth
The JCB GT was today crowned the fastest digger on earth after reaching speeds of more than 70 miles...
13-11-2014 12:44 PM
Environment Secretary calls for three crop rule to be scrapped
Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has told the European Union’s new Agriculture Commis-sioner th...
17-11-2014 01:49 AM
Climate change demands greater investment in farming
Climate change will increasingly pose serious challenges to Britain, but addressing climate change w...
13-11-2014 01:55 AM
UK 'on the edge of agricultural revolution'
The UK is on the edge of another agricultural revolution, which will be achieved through new technol...