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Angus event helps growers tackle PCN 'creep'

Angus event helps growers tackle PCN 'creep'
24-07-2014 15:39 PM | CLA, News, Shows and Events
CLA Game Fair conservation prize winner announced
An aspiring river keeper is the winner of this year’s CLA Game Fair Conservation Saturday Quiz which took place at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire on 1...
24-07-2014 15:14 PM | News, Produce, Shows and Events
Angus event helps growers tackle PCN 'creep'
Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) was the topic of the afternoon at this new technical event held this July at the family farm of John Reid at Newmill of Bal...
24-07-2014 14:24 PM | News, Shows and Events
Wales Woman Farmer Award winner announced
Eleri Lloyd from Ffynonlwyd Farm, Llangynin, Carmarthenshire, has today been crowned NFU Cymru / Principality Building Society Wales Woman Farmer of t...
24-07-2014 10:25 AM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
UK tour dates unveiled for New Holland combines, tractors and balers
A national showcase tour of combines, tractors and balers will let farmers get to grips with the latest New Holland harvest technology. The demonst...
23-07-2014 15:22 PM | News, Shows and Events, Machinery and Spares
New tractor transmission wins IMMA
John Deere’s DirectDrive transmission was judged winner of the tractor category in the new International Machinery Manufacturers Awards (IMMA), which ...
23-07-2014 14:59 PM | Arable, News, Shows and Events
Agri-Tech East to say ancient wheat varieties and latest technology hold key to food security
Global wheat consumption exceeded production in six out of the last eight years. Although increasing yield to meet demand is important, improving resi...
23-07-2014 10:40 AM | News, Shows and Events
An Anglesey gateway for the Royal Welsh
The new livestock entrance, Porth Môn has been designed by local Radnorshire architect, Mike Garner. The tower represents the Anglesey windmills a...
22-07-2014 11:58 AM | Education, News, Shows and Events
Nine young farmers benefit from travel scholarship
Nine young farmers from across Wales have financially benefited from this year’s Gareth Raw Rees Memorial Travel Scholarship. A total of £1,950 has be...
21-07-2014 13:52 PM | Cattle, News, Shows and Events
Suckler herd of the year award launched
The search is on for the UK’s top suckler herd, an annual award organised by Beef Shorthorn Society and supported by Morrison with £1,500 at stake. ...
21-07-2014 13:48 PM | Shows and Events, News
New Environment Secretary visits CLA Game Fair
An economically viable countryside needs a policy agenda which will encourage business development, increase food production and recognise the cost of...
21-07-2014 13:33 PM | News, Shows and Events
Cameron visits the Royal Welsh Show
Prime Minister David Cameron today flew in to Llanelwedd to visit the Royal Welsh Show for the morning. As the first serving British Prime Minister...
21-07-2014 10:50 AM | News, Shows and Events
Prince of Wales visits innovative research project
As part of his annual Food and Farming Summer School, The Prince of Wales met with students and farmers at Eastbrook Farm in Wiltshire. He took a t...
18-07-2014 10:44 AM | News, Shows and Events
Record number of participants as Garden re-leaf day total announced
Garden Re-Leaf day, the UK’s biggest garden retail charity event in support of Children’s hospice garden charity, Greenfingers, was last night hailed ...
17-07-2014 10:00 AM | CLA, News, Shows and Events
Ministers’ visits to CLA Game Fair will put rural issues in focus
Ministers visiting the CLA Game Fair at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire will have the chance to hear firsthand the concerns of the countryside. Farmin...
Lakes farm gears up to host prestigious cattle open day
The Luing Cattle Society is holding its annual open day in England for the first ever time this year. The event takes place at High House Farm, Winst...
16-07-2014 10:48 AM | News, Shows and Events
Minister's Royal Welsh snub angers Plaid Cymru
Plaid Cymru has described the refusal by three Welsh Government Ministers to attend a scrutiny session with Assembly Members at the Royal Welsh Show n...
15-07-2014 14:41 PM | Appointments, News, Shows and Events
Borderway Agri Expo unveils 2014 livestock judges
Borderway Agri Expo 2014 has revealed a line-up of top-quality judges from around the UK for this year’s event. This Harrison & Hetherington-organi...
15-07-2014 10:59 AM | News, Shows and Events
Launch of the Kent Countryside Award 2015
The search is now on to find Kent’s farmers, growers, food producers and rural businesses contributing to the benefit of the Kent countryside. The 201...
11-07-2014 17:47 PM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
New Kuhn farm machinery to be shown at Royal Welsh Show
Kuhn Farm Machinery’s new RW 1400 and RW 1600 bale wrappers with e-Twin wrapping functionality will be on display at this year’s Royal Welsh Show at B...
11-07-2014 10:56 AM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
Innovation in agriculture 'in the spotlight' at Royal Welsh Show
A series of hi-tech innovations with potential to make Welsh farming more efficient and productive will come together under one roof at this year’s Ro...
11-07-2014 09:32 AM | News, Shows and Events
Top Female Farmer Awards celebrate 18th birthday
To celebrate 18 years of the Welsh Woman Farmer Award's, a cake cutting ceremony will take place at the Royal Welsh Show, in the NFU Cymru Pavilion, o...
11-07-2014 09:17 AM | News, NFU, Shows and Events
SRUC Honorary Fellowship Awarded to Nigel Miller, President NFUS
Nigel Miller, President of NFUS Scotland, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Scotland’s Rural College, in recognition of his outstanding contr...
10-07-2014 13:34 PM | News, Sheep, Shows and Events
Dairy sheep farmer wins in NSA prize giveaway
With most of its members running sheep for meat production, it made a nice change from the norm when the National Sheep Association (NSA) gave away a ...
09-07-2014 16:43 PM | News, Shows and Events
Down on the farm – with a difference
Set in 160 acres of countryside in the Vale of Glamorgan the Amelia Trust Farm is no ordinary farm. From the outside the usual array of cows, sheep an...
09-07-2014 16:22 PM | News, Shows and Events
Family farms will be centre focus at Royal Welsh Show
The Farmers’ Union of Wales will highlight its latest campaign "Supporting Family Farms Since 1955" at its pavilion alongside the main ring during thi...
09-07-2014 11:44 AM | Cattle, News, Shows and Events
Beef Association calls for introduction of Agricultural Ombudsman
The National Beef Association (NBA) has welcomed the industry coming together to tackle falling prices in the Beef Summit in London, but says tougher ...
09-07-2014 10:09 AM | News, Shows and Events, Arable, Cereal, Crops
CLA highlights sharing as key for future of farming
A wider uptake of share farming could enable thousands of young people to get their first foot on the farming ladder according to the CLA. The CLA...
08-07-2014 12:09 PM | News, Sheep, Shows and Events
Farmers invited to discuss shelter, sheep health and increased lamb survival rates
Sheep farmers are being invited to discover how the health and welfare of their animals, and productivity of land, can be improved, by planting trees....
07-07-2014 11:39 AM | News, Shows and Events
Livestock Event sees record attendance
A record 17,000 visitors attended the Livestock Event staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July. The figure was up 6% on the year. “The event c...
07-07-2014 11:21 AM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
Large crowd braces rain for Stone machinery auction
A large crowd braved heavy rain showers at auctioneers Halls’ successful collective machinery auction at Stanklyn Lane, Stone near Kidderminster last ...
04-07-2014 14:11 PM | Sheep, Shows and Events, News
1200 visitors enjoy the sun at NSA South Sheep
Over 1200 visitors enjoyed a day at NSA South Sheep on Saturday. A packed seminar and demonstration programme, farm tours and 120 trade and breed soci...
04-07-2014 13:55 PM | News, Shows and Events
North Wyke research farm opens its gates to sheep farmers
The National Sheep Association's South West Regional Committee have an excellent farm walk planned for Tuesday 8th July at the North Wyke Research Far...
02-07-2014 15:45 PM | News, Shows and Events
Royal Three Counties Show crowns top agricultural contractor
Herefordshire firm, Gamber Cleaning Services, of Peterstow, Ross on Wye, has been awarded ‘Agricultural Contractor of the Year’ by the Three Counties ...
02-07-2014 11:18 AM | News, Shows and Events
Johnny Ball NFU Roadshow visits Royal Welsh Show
Celebrity farmer, Johnny Ball and his NFU Let’s Talk Farming roadshow will be visiting the Royal Welsh Show, in Builth Wells later this month. John...
02-07-2014 10:21 AM | Cattle, News, Shows and Events
Beef summit highlights industry challenges
Yesterday’s Beef Summit, held in London, has identified the challenges that face a sustainable beef industry, but now action is needed to make it happ...
01-07-2014 14:03 PM | News, Shows and Events
Farmers hit hunger for six in Cambridge cricket tournament
Four teams from across the UK farming sector have helped to hit hunger in Africa for six by playing in a cricket tournament that has raised the whoppi...
30-06-2014 14:52 PM | News, Shows and Events
World's largest haggis record attempt
Hall’s has officially reclaimed its title as the creator of the largest haggis, which has been officially verified by Guinness World Records. The s...
30-06-2014 11:45 AM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
Glastonbury kicked off with the help of New Holland rhythm and blues
The rhythm of blue New Holland tractor engines helped to kick start Glastonbury this year as a fleet was put into action setting up the world famous m...
EnviTec Biogas UK Reports Positive Performance At UK AD & Biogas 2014
EnviTec Biogas UK will be showcasing the technology and expertise at UK AD & Biogas 2014 that has led the company to secure a range of multi-million p...
24-06-2014 04:19 AM | News, Shows and Events
The Livestock Event: 450 trade stands, more livestock, latest technology
All dairy, beef and sheep farmers seeking how to improve their units’ efficiency and profitability and enjoy a day away from the farm at Livestock Eve...
24-06-2014 04:08 AM | News, Shows and Events
Wifi tractors en route for the tour
Fantastic food and scenery are the contributions most people expect farmers to make to their enjoyment of this summer’s Tour de Yorkshire. What the...
23-06-2014 08:51 AM | Cattle, News, Shows and Events
British-bred Holstein and polled no 2 for type joins Sterling Sires
A British-bred Holstein bull offering £175 PLI genomic proof in combination with high scores for management and functional type traits has joined the ...
23-06-2014 08:10 AM | Arable, Cereal, News, Shows and Events
Farmer wins prize for spotting illegal pesticide
Lincolnshire farmer David Revill was the winner of the The Voluntary Initiative (VI) “Right One!” quiz run at Cereals 2014. The quiz, sponsored b...
New research on the influence of phytase on calcium at European Poultry Conference
AB Vista’s Research Director, Dr Mike Bedford, will be presenting new research data at the XIVth European Poultry Conference (EPC) on the practical li...
19-06-2014 02:50 AM | News, Shows and Events
Countryside innovators going for gold
An acclaimed Lake District apprenticeship scheme to boost declining rural skills is seeking top honours. A finalist last year in prestigious countr...
18-06-2014 03:41 AM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
Suzuki gears up for the Royal Highland Show
Suzuki is gearing up for another great four-day event at the Royal Highland Show this week. The full range of Suzuki ATVs will be on display at the sh...
17-06-2014 04:48 AM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
IMMA silver award for Axial-Flow 9230 combine
Case IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 was the only combine to receive an IMMA award at the Cereals event held on the 11th and 12th June. It won a silver award in ...
16-06-2014 09:18 AM | News, Shows and Events
Cereals event attracts 25,000 people
Almost 25,000 people attended this year’s sun-drenched Cereals event to catch up with the latest technical advances, machinery innovations and busines...
16-06-2014 07:29 AM | News, Shows and Events
Industry defining issues to be discussed at Cheshire Show
The President of the National Farmers’ Union Meurig Raymond is attending the first day of the Cheshire Show to meet with his members at a time when th...
16-06-2014 07:13 AM | Education, News, Shows and Events
New agricultural training academy launched at Cereals
A new training academy, which will help agronomists, farmers and growers with the latest industry technologies, was officially launched at Cereals eve...
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22-07-2014 16:46 PM
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24-07-2014 11:32 AM
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The British Veterinary Association (BVA) supports the second year of the pilot culls in England. Thi...
23-07-2014 14:59 PM
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22-07-2014 10:01 AM
Farmers in lamb protest at Royal Welsh Show
NFU members have staged a demonstration outside the Tesco stand at the Royal Welsh Show in protest a...