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7 August 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Forestry,News,Organic
Agroforestry: an opportunity for sustainable intensification of farmland – Farming Connect

The practice of agroforestry has been described as a ‘win-win’ approach to management, as it offers the opportunity for multifunctional land use, says...


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7 August 2017 | Cattle,Education,News,Shows and Events
'Ever-changing langscape': Aberdeen Angus society urges young farmers to join

As with many other industries and lines of work, the cattle breeding industry is faced with an ever-changing landscape. Breeders must be equipped t...


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4 August 2017 | Diversification,Finance,News
Arable farmer receives six-figure package to help diversify

An established arable farmer in Prescot, Merseyside has received a six-figure finance package from Yorkshire Bank, enabling them to undertake large-sc...


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2 August 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
New Bauer slurry equipment sales, service and parts for Cumbria and Scotland

Machinery and dairy equipment dealers in Cumbria and south-west Scotland have been appointed to provide local service and parts support to farmers and...


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1 August 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News
Heavy-duty vegetation mulchers from Spaldings

An extensive range of heavy-duty mulchers for land reclamation and forestry rejuvenation has been introduced by direct sales and distribution speciali...


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1 August 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News
Jeantil to introduce a new Ejector Trailer to the UK market 2017

Jeantil, the number one for muck spreader sales on the French market, have launched a new edition to their already extensive livestock machinery range...


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Big slurry savings at farm-based AD plant

A macerator and two pumps from Borger are helping provide significant slurry handling savings at a farm-based AD plant in Lincolnshire. Part of a c...


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28 July 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Shows and Events
CropTec 2017 – knowledge exchange event returns to drive arable innovation

Forward-thinking farmers and agronomists will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of novel science and innovative technology when the CropTec...


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27 July 2017 | Education,Finance,News,Shows and Events
Ten young farmers win travel scholarships to travel the world

Ten young farmers from across Wales have financially benefited from this year’s Gareth Raw Rees Memorial Travel Scholarship. A total of £2,300 has ...


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New Honda initiative helps to improve ATV safety for young farmers

In a bid to help young farmers work more safely on All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Honda is offering a free training course to 25,000 young farmers. Th...


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23 July 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
New Holland to begin harvest demonstration tour on Tuesday

New Holland’s harvest demonstration tour will start in Bicester on 25th July and visit 12 locations across the UK during August and September. The ...


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20 July 2017 | Crops and Cereals,News,Shows and Events
British Potato Industry Award nominations now open!

Nominations for the coveted ‘British Potato Industry Award’ and ‘AHDB Above and Beyond Award’ are now open. The British Potato Industry Awards cele...


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18 July 2017 | Housing and Equipment,Husbandry,News,Poultry
Dare-devil hen wonders across 10 acres of fields due to faulty fence

What would you do if you promised to keep your neighbours chicken safe and she vanished? Well that is just the dilemma that an Electric Fencing Direct...


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17 July 2017 | Finance,News,Property News
Tenant farmers complete purchase of first farm with HSBC funding

First generation farmers, Philip and Gillian Preece, have completed the purchase of their first farm in Shropshire after securing a six-figure agricul...


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15 July 2017 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News
School children get hands on with Warburtons farm visit

Children from Lincolnshire enjoyed a hands-on farm visit at Claxby Grange in Market Rasen to discover the importance of wheat, the countryside and sus...


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13 July 2017 | Housing and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Redundant to Refined: Countryfile Presenter opens doors of new agritech workspaces

Countryfile Presenter Adam Henson has opened the doors of five new agri-tech workspaces. On Friday 30th June, more than 100 visitors gathered to ce...


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Wireless technology for greenhouse management

With an ever growing global population and limited resources, meeting the demands of feeding the planet is a continuing challenge for farmers and food...


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7 July 2017 | News,Property News
Farm for sale in an idyllic and beautiful part of Montgomeryshire

A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase a farm which is situated in an idyllic and beautiful part of Montgomeryshire. The property is set in a st...


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5 July 2017 | Education,Finance,News
NFU Mutual scheme to provide funding for students taking agri degrees

Leading rural insurer NFU Mutual is offering financial support to four students to help them study agricultural degrees at university. Available fo...


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3 July 2017 | Finance,News,Shows and Events
£70,000 raised as people splash through JCB Mud Run

A record-breaking field of 3,000 squirmed and splashed their way to a £70,042 charity total by taking on the challenge of the 6th annual JCB Mud Run. ...


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30 June 2017 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Bringing the wonders of the countryside alive for city children

Education charity The Country Trust has helped brought the working countryside alive for nearly 25,000 disadvantaged primary school children through d...


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28 June 2017 | News,Produce,Sheep,Shows and Events
British Wool's Head Grader wins trophy for his support and knowledge

The Cotswold Sheep Society has awarded British Wool’s Head Grader for his support and knowledge in the wool industry. As raw wool arrives at the Br...


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26 June 2017 | Husbandry,News,Shows and Events
Cabinet Secretary hails auctioneers’ 150-year celebration at Royal Highland Show

Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy has hailed the 150-year anniversary of livestock sales at Lawrie & Symington, Scotland’s premier au...


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23 June 2017 | Education,News
Harper Adams University receives Gold rating

Harper Adams University has been confirmed as one of the UK’s leading universities for agri-food higher education thanks to a Gold rating from the Tea...


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21 June 2017 | Housing and Equipment,News,Products,Shows and Events
Farmfit - the perfect fit for your farm

Farmfit are a new and innovative company launching their range of agricultural building internals at this year’s Royal Highland Show. Farmfit are s...


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AD plant secured with JP Concrete’s safe storage solution

For a popular long-established farm business near Reading, JP Concrete has created Phase One of an all-encompassing storage and safety solution to ens...


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16 June 2017 | Animal Health,Finance,News,Shows and Events
Merial challenges farm vets to walk 70,500 miles for charity

Representatives from Merial Animal Health and a group of farm vets will walk a combined 70,500 miles, or 141 million steps, raising money for charity ...



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