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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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14 December 2016 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
Farm project aims to sell cattle to raise funds for combat vets

A farm project aiming to help veterans suffering from combat trauma have decided to sell two pedigree jersey cows to raise money for their cause. T...


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13 December 2016 | News,Sheep
NSA searches for next generation of sheep sector entrepreneurs

National Sheep Association (NSA) Next Generation is looking for up to 12 individuals to become NSA Ambassadors for 2017 – and the deadline is fast app...


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12 December 2016 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Finalists announced for farm attraction award ceremony!

Farm parks are one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK visitor attraction’s market according to research from Visit England. The National Farm...


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12 December 2016 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Graham’s the Family Dairy wins top accolade at Scottish Family Business Awards

Graham’s The Family Dairy has been awarded the highly coveted Outstanding Contribution Award at The Herald’s Scottish Family Business Awards. The S...


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9 December 2016 | Finance,News,Rural Life
Disadvantaged young people supported with £1000 to help upgrade their farm facilities

Disadvantaged young people working on a specialist farm in Worcestershire are being supported with £1000 to help upgrade facilities and equipment. ...


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9 December 2016 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Yorkshire Wolds brewery wins prestigious farming award

The team at a Yorkshire Wolds brewery is celebrating after winning a national farm business award. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery was announced...


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8 December 2016 | News,Pigs,Products
World class US-pig enterprise invests in British technology

A huge North American pig enterprise is using British technology to help it achieve world-class performance, through precision farming. Thomas Live...



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