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Farm Cycle Challenge charity donations top £42k

Farm Cycle Challenge charity donations top £42k
21-08-2014 09:45 AM | News, Shows and Events
NFU Cymru & NFU Mutual Welsh Dairy Stockperson Award
Dairy stock managers are being recognised today at Denbigh and Flint Show by NFU Cymru and NFU Mutual with the launch of its annual Welsh Dairy Stockp...
21-08-2014 05:08 AM | News, Shows and Events
Farm Cycle Challenge charity donations top £42k
Former NFU President Peter Kendall and Oxford Farming Conference Chairman Richard Whitlock’s Farm Cycle Challenge has now raised more than £42,000 for...
21-08-2014 04:54 AM | News, Sheep, Shows and Events
Farmers all set for 'Love Scotch Lamb' weekend
Scottish sheep farmers are all set for “Love Scotch Lamb’ weekend (23 and 24 August), when they will be tempting Scottish shoppers with lamb at 12 ven...
20-08-2014 06:22 AM | News, Shows and Events
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...
18-08-2014 04:40 AM | Cattle, News, Shows and Events
Frome Show: 'Wonderful opportunity to see top quality show cattle'
Frome's Annual Show, the Cheese Show as it’s been known locally for many years, is fast becoming one of the South West’s most important one day agricu...
18-08-2014 04:01 AM | News, NFU, Shows and Events
NFU President to attend Pembrokeshire County Show
NFU President, Meurig Raymond and NFU Cymru Pembrokeshire County Chairman, Mike Plumb, will start the press briefing with a photo opportunity. They wi...
New elite short gestatiuon Angus sire joins Sterling Sires
A new British-bred Aberdeen Angus bull offering minus 4.9 days gestation length has joined the Sterling Sires line up. Oakchurch Duke N121 has calving...
15-08-2014 07:56 AM | News, Shows and Events
Farmer Forum at Pembrokeshire Show
NFU Cymru is holding a Farmer Forum at this year’s Pembrokeshire Show when both the NFU President and the NFU Cymru President will be available to ans...
15-08-2014 07:05 AM | News, Shows and Events
NFU roadshow at Monmouthshire Show
Celebrity farmer Johnny Ball and the NFU Let’s Talk Farming roadshow will be visiting Monmouthshire Show later this month. The inimitable Johnny Ba...
14-08-2014 06:22 AM | News, Shows and Events
East of England Potato Day 2014
Potato Council technical executive, Chris Steele who is organising the event says, “The technical event will provide growers, agronomists and advisors...
13-08-2014 05:03 AM | News, Shows and Events
FUW hosts ‘wooden horse’ race night for children’s hospices
The Farmers’ Union of Wales Glamorgan and Gwent branches are organising a wooden horse race night for union president Emyr Jones' charity fund for chi...
13-08-2014 04:59 AM | Shows and Events, News
Environment & Animal Welfare: British Science Festival
Discover the latest studies and approach as humanity battles with its biggest threat, climate change. Meet the scientists preparing humanity for the u...
13-08-2014 04:53 AM | News, Shows and Events
Great Taste 2014 stars announced
Out of 10,000 food and drink entries into Great Taste 2014 the list of stars is now available and it reads with as much thrill and anticipation as a t...
12-08-2014 09:48 AM | News, Shows and Events
FUW hosts range of activities at Pembrokeshire Show
The Farmers' Union of Wales stand at this month's Pembrokeshire County Show (August 19-21) will provide showgoers the opportunity to discuss issues of...
12-08-2014 04:58 AM | Dairy, News, Shows and Events
Future proofing businesses at the Dairy Show
Dairy farmers will be examining ways to future-proof their businesses at the Dairy Show this autumn, as global commodity markets enter a weaker phase....
12-08-2014 03:07 AM | Cattle, News, Shows and Events, Supermarkets
Beef price top topic at Anglesey Show
Day one of the Anglesey Show is underway and the current beef price situation is putting the future of the Island’s beef farmers’ in jeopardy, NFU Cym...
11-08-2014 14:20 PM | News, Shows and Events
FUW embraces year of the family farm at Denbigh & Flint county show
The Farmers’ Union of Wales is promoting its latest campaign "Supporting Family Farms Since 1955" at the Denbigh & Flint county show (August 21) by ha...
11-08-2014 11:39 AM | Arable, Crops, News, Shows and Events
Potato advertising campaign set to drive sales
Mums will be encouraged to trade-up from generic whites to a named potato variety this autumn, as Potato Council embarks on a high profile consumer ad...
09-08-2014 03:51 AM | Arable, Cereal, Crops, News, Shows and Events
AD Conference focuses on optimising plant productivity
‘Building an AD plant is just the start of operating a productive and profitable facility’ was a key message to delegates from all sectors of the indu...
09-08-2014 03:31 AM | Agri Safety, News, Shows and Events
NFU to urge for farm safety at Glamorgan Show
With agriculture being one of Britain’s most dangerous industries, the NFU will be using next week’s Vale of Glamorgan Show to remind farmers and thei...
07-08-2014 10:47 AM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
Shielded sprayer for ornamental horticulture to be presented
Manufacturer of precision sprayers and applicators, Micron Group, will present its tractor-mounted Varidome band sprayer and a range of portable equip...
07-08-2014 10:43 AM | News, Shows and Events
Plymouth academic to address global aquaculture conferences in China
A world-leading aquaculture expert will represent Plymouth University at two major conferences examining the future of the global food industry. Pr...
07-08-2014 10:10 AM | News, Shows and Events
World champion wool handler Hilary Bond on top form
Leading English wool handler, Devon-based Hilary Bond has enjoyed a great competitive season this year, topped by being named world champion earlier i...
06-08-2014 11:47 AM | Shows and Events, Machinery and Spares, News
Tillage-Live visitors will see new Joker RT with levelling board in action
Tillage-Live visitors will see Horsch’s new Joker 6 RT with levelling board in action for the first time following its debut at Cereals 2014. Availabl...
05-08-2014 11:01 AM | News, Produce, Shows and Events
Public votes Yorkshire Dales meat company the best catering butcher sausagemaker at festival
Yorkshire Dales Meat Company outshone its catering butcher competitors in a public vote for the best sausage at The Camp Hill Estate Beer and Sausage ...
05-08-2014 10:39 AM | News, Shows and Events
FUW award goes to Ffermio presenter
S4C Ffermio presenter and Carmarthenshire farmer's daughter Meinir Jones today (Thursday July 24) received the Farmers' Union of Wales Bob Davies Memo...
05-08-2014 10:36 AM | Cattle, News, Shows and Events
FUW presents cheque to Addington Fund in aid of Somerset farmers
The Farmers' Union of Wales Ceredigion branch today (Wednesday July 30) presented the union's Apêl FUW Somerset cheque of £1,755 to the Addington Fun...
01-08-2014 03:48 AM | Cattle, Finance, News, Shows and Events
Profitability of beef to be focus of EBLEX conference
Efficiency and profitability of producing high quality beef and lamb for domestic and export markets will come under the spotlight at this year’s EBLE...
01-08-2014 02:43 AM | News, Sheep, Shows and Events
Optimistic outlook for sheep sector showcased at NSA Sheep Event
A public commitment to fight European carcase splitting rules, a clear intention to secure tolerance on read rates of electronic eartags and a reitera...
29-07-2014 09:52 AM | News, Poultry, Shows and Events
Free-range farmer tours Europe, calling for honest labelling
From August 1st, Devon broiler farmer’s daughter, Tamsin French, will dress as a chicken called ‘Rosa’, and embark on a 39-day tour of the European Un...
28-07-2014 02:08 AM | News, Organic, Shows and Events
Forum discusses the Organic Future
The Scottish Organic Forum held an open workshop on the 10th of July at SAC Craibstone, to discuss the future of the organic sector in Scotland. Many ...
28-07-2014 02:06 AM | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
New John Deere 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 ...
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 | Machinery and Spares, News, Shows and Events
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 | News, Shows and Events
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...
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...
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23-08-2014 10:07 AM
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20-08-2014 12:34 PM
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21-08-2014 09:51 AM
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22-08-2014 03:01 AM
Code of Practice effectively bans sky lanterns, CLA says
A new code of practice intended to ensure the responsible sale and safe use of sky lanterns fails to...
21-08-2014 04:54 AM
Farmers all set for 'Love Scotch Lamb' weekend
Scottish sheep farmers are all set for “Love Scotch Lamb’ weekend (23 and 24 August), when they will...