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14 January 2017 | Diversification,News
Farmers urged to weigh up pros and cons of diversification

Farmers and landowners considering diversifying into new areas are being warned to carefully consider both the pitfalls and benefits. Leading agric...


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13 January 2017 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Barleylands selected as finalist in national farm attraction awards

Barleylands’ education programme has been shortlisted in the National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN) awards in the category of Best in Education for ...


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12 January 2017 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News
New approach to mastitis ‘almost halves’ farmer’s antibiotic costs

Shropshire farmers have learnt how AHDB Dairy’s Mastitis Control Plan had helped one farmer to significantly reduce the rate of new clinical mastitis ...


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11 January 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News
New John Deere 5G Series specialist tractors

John Deere has unveiled its latest 5G Series specialist tractor, promising excellent performance for people who operate in orchards and vineyards. ...


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10 January 2017 | News,Poultry,Produce,Shows and Events
Lakes Free Range Egg Company bags McDonald's 'Team of the Year' award

The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been praised for their contribution as a member of the McDonald’s ‘Foodsteps’ team, which saw the company win the...


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10 January 2017 | News,Rural Life
New 'Monitor Farm' for Morayshire in Scotland

Corskie Farm, on the Morayshire coast, has been selected as the eighth of nine new monitor farms being established in Scotland as part of a joint init...


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9 January 2017 | News,Products,Shows and Events
East Anglian farmer to experience the best of Brazilian agriculture

A farm manager from East Anglia has won a bespoke trip of a lifetime to South America to see how farming systems differ, and how they keep on top of m...


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9 January 2017 | Appointments,News
New Year brings a new look board to the UK's largest livestock marketing company

The New Year has brought changes to the board of the UKs largest multi-species livestock marketing company. Andrew Wolfe has made way for Philip Ki...


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8 January 2017 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Finalists announced for Holstein UK President’s Medal

Three passionate, aspiring dairy enthusiasts have made it into the final selection for the Holstein Young Breeders (HYB) President’s Medal. Holstei...


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7 January 2017 | Dairy,News
Creamery looks for more farmers to expand its milk producer group

The Wensleydale Creamery, the famous Yorkshire Dales cheese-maker, has celebrated the 20th anniversary of the formation of its dedicated Milk Producer...


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6 January 2017 | Finance,News,Products,Shows and Events
Would the crowd back your agri-tech venture?

Enthusiasm for crowdfunding continues to rise - however, while people often understand the concept, many don’t know how to get started. Crowdfundin...


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5 January 2017 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Winners of the 2017 Norfolk Scholars competition revealed!

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) and Bidwells have announced Luke Paterson and Emily Page as the winners of the 2017 Norfolk Scholars...


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4 January 2017 | Education,Finance,News
Nuffield Scholarships 2018: Applications now open!

The application process for 2018 Nuffield Scholarships is now open, and prospective Scholars are being encouraged to apply well in advance of the 31 J...


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3 January 2017 | Appointments,News
Anglia Farmers appoint new Group Chief Executive Officer

Anglia Farmers Limited, the UK's largest agricultural purchasing group, has appointed Jon Duffy as Group Chief Executive Officer. Jon will join Ang...


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30 December 2016 | Appointments,Crops and Cereals,News
Fiona Fell to stand down as AHDB Potatoes Chair

After three years in office, Fiona Fell has announced she will stand down as an AHDB Board Member and Chair of the AHDB Potato Sector Board at the end...


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29 December 2016 | News,Shows and Events
Farming’s emerging leaders sponsored by the Oxford Farming Conference

Fifteen of the UK’s top farmers are being funded to attend the 2017 Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) which will be held at Oxford University from 3-5 J...


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28 December 2016 | Appointments,News,Pigs
Meryl Ward to step down as AHDB Pork chairman

AHDB Board Member and AHDB Pork Sector Board chair Meryl Ward has decided not to put herself forward for re-appointment when her term of office comes ...


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27 December 2016 | Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News
Poor silage costly to UK livestock farmers

With farmers now well into this seasons’ silage clamp stocks, it’s timely to consider silage cover options for 2017 in a bid to improve farm profitabi...


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23 December 2016 | Meat,News,Produce,Sheep
Five of the best eateries in London commit to Welsh Lamb

Five of the best eateries in London have been announced as the latest members of Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales’s (HCC) Welsh Lamb Club. The...


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22 December 2016 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Neighbouring farms selected as new Lothians 'Monitor Farm'

Two neighbouring farms which were once part of the same large estate have been selected as the new Lothians Monitor Farm. Prestonhall Farms and Sau...


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21 December 2016 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Education,News,Shows and Events
GREATsoils programme showcases peer-to-peer learning

AHDB Horticulture-funded knowledge exchange programme ‘GREATsoils’ has seen out a successful 2016, with trial demonstration event held at fresh produc...


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20 December 2016 | News,Poultry,Shows and Events
Poultry initiative aimed at developing skills in young people deemed a success

A bespoke poultry programme aimed at developing skills and knowledge of young people in one of Britain’s biggest farming sectors, has been hailed a su...


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19 December 2016 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
Bluefaced Leicester wins the 2016 BWMB Golden Fleece

A Bluefaced Leicester fleece entered by Jayne Roberts on behalf of Roberts and son based in Gaerwen in Anglesey has been named the best fleece in the ...


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19 December 2016 | News,Property News,Rural Life
Farming Connect: Scientists look into the subject of Nitrate Vulnerable Zones

Dr William Stiles from the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University, looks into the topic of Nitrat...


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17 December 2016 | Dairy,News,Renewables and Environment
Anaerobic digestion plant investment future proofs dairy farm

Investing in anaerobic digestion can offer dairy farmers a stable income, reduced energy costs and an opportunity to add value to waste products, whic...


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16 December 2016 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Vintage machinery sales smash records to make over £5.4m in 2016

Over 8,200 vintage items were sold under the hammer at Cheffins’ Cambridge, Harrogate and vintage on site sales throughout 2016, with gross sales for ...


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15 December 2016 | Education,News,Rural Life
Agriculture scheme aims to help young people pursue careers in the sector

The world of careers within the farming sector has been opened as a new scheme launched by Harper Adams University aims to help young people pursue th...



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