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Sacrewell Farm receives £21k funding to help children learn about farming

Popular tourist destination Sacrewell Farm is to receive funding to a value of £21,240 from a community fund to create a farm camp so children can be ...


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13 June 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Meet your judges: Fantastic line-up announced for UK Dairy Day

Anticipation builds as breeders, spectators and visitors watch on as the industry’s leading experts make the difficult judging decision at the UK Dair...


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12 June 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Tractor enthusiasts raise £13,000 after 5,000 mile tractor journey

Two members of tractor enthusiast club Blue Force are celebrating after completing a 5,000 mile, 51 day Coastline Tractor Challenge, not previously at...


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11 June 2017 | News,Products,Shows and Events
Recycled farm plastic used to create bench in the shape of the River Trent

A bench which reflects the shape of the River Trent has been created at Nottingham Trent University using recycled plastic. Mary Preston, 22, a BA ...


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9 June 2017 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Group which encourages inner city minority groups to visit countryside wins award

A Bristol-based youth organisation set up by a young Mendip girl to encourage inner city minority groups to visit the countryside has won the prestigi...


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7 June 2017 | News,Shows and Events
Plans in full swing for 2017 Gold Cup Open Day

Identifying marginal gains and shaping the future will be the main themes of the day when 2016 RABDF/NMR Gold Cup winners Roland and Simon Bugler open...


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6 June 2017 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Historic West Fife Show receives £1000 donation

A renowned housebuilder has donated £1000 to support one of Scotland’s longest-running agricultural shows. The West Fife Show, which took place on ...


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5 June 2017 | Education,News,Pigs,Shows and Events
New opportunity launched for Wales YFC members to encourage pig farming

A new opportunity exclusively for Wales YFC members has been launched to encourage the next generation of pig keepers. Following the success of Wal...


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3 June 2017 | News,NFU,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Welsh sheep farmer announced winner of Rural Community Champion Award

Alun Wyn Evans of Penllyn Farm, Tywyn, has been announced as the winner of the 2017 NFU Cymru/Principality Building Society Welsh Rural Community Cham...


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1 June 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
New distribution arrangements for Landini and McCormick tractors throughout Ireland

Argo Tractors – manufacturer of Landini and McCormick products – has appointed AgriArgo UK, its distributor in Great Britain, to also handle whole-goo...


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31 May 2017 | News,Shows and Events
Global field days to gain tips for reading the land

An innovative movement in farming will be showcased at ‘Global Field Day Events’ featuring 2 Cumbrian and 2 Scottish farms. The innovation, which p...


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30 May 2017 | Diversification,News,Produce
The many options and ideas for farm diversification

The diversification of UK farms is becoming an important issue, more and more so in recent years. With subsidies falling away, land prices are fall...


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Farming community capitalise on Scottish Government Energy Strategy

The ILI Group, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers, has launched a bond which gives landowners and farmers the opportunity to get invo...


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Borger showcases 'easy and highly effective' Bioselect separator

For easy and highly effective separation of slurry at AD plants and farms, Borger will be showcasing its Bioselect separator on Stand D211 at UK AD & ...


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22 May 2017 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Farmer who built thriving dairy farm from nothing named Devon's Farmer of the Year

A farmer who has built up a thriving dairy farm from nothing, overcoming many challenges along the way, has been named Devon’s Farmer of the Year at t...


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20 May 2017 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Prize fund reaches staggering height of £20K at UK Dairy Day 2017

Showing competitors at this year’s UK Dairy Day have the chance to take home significant monetary prizes as this year’s total fund reaches an impressi...


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19 May 2017 | Education,News,Poultry,Produce
CBBC programme shows children learning all about free range eggs

This week’s CBBC programme Show Me What You’re Made Of highlighted free range egg production and gave young audience a wider understanding of where fo...


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18 May 2017 | Appointments,Crops and Cereals,News
NFU Potato Forum chairman and vice chairman are re-appointed

Alex Godfrey and Tim Papworth have been re-appointed as chairman and vice chairman respectively of the NFU Potato Forum. Whether it is crop protect...


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17 May 2017 | Animal Health,News,Sheep
Rams wanted for second phase of industry project

RamCompare, the UK progeny test, is seeking nominations for new rams and artificial insemination (AI) sires to take part in performance testing in 201...


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16 May 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Shows and Events
Northern farmers join 50-strong national farm trial network

Five farmers from the north of England have been selected from over 300 applicants to join the biggest farmer trial ever conducted by the crop protect...


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15 May 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Twenty JCB machines feature in cult film Alien Covenant

A fleet of more than 20 JCB machines have played a starring role in a cult film following the biggest product placement project in the company’s histo...


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13 May 2017 | Finance,News,Rural Life
Beef dinner event raises £3000 for farming charity

Seventy guests attended a beef dinner at The London Beach Hotel, near Tenterden, to support Great British Beef Week. The beef dinner included beef ...


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12 May 2017 | Finance,News,Rural Life
YFC Queen and Farmer of the Year donate £1,000 to charity

Two young farmers from Wales have donated £1,000 to the farming charity R.A.B.I. Bethan Fflur Roberts, Ceredigion YFC Queen, and Dewi Jenkins, Youn...


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11 May 2017 | Arable,Education,News,Shows and Events
Farmers urged to #SoilMyUndies for soil health

This year, farmers from AHDB’s Monitor Farm programme have been burying their pants to help them find out about their soil health. A simple visual ...


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10 May 2017 | News,Sheep,Shows and Events
Sheep association provides platform for breed societies to come together

Providing an effective information network for the UK's numerous breed societies is a major remit for the National Sheep Association (NSA). Many of...


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9 May 2017 | News,Property News
West Midlands livestock and arable farm on offer at £2.55 million

A West Midlands livestock and arable farm with 203 acres of land is new on the property market with a guide price of £2.55m. Available as a whole o...


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8 May 2017 | News,Shows and Events
100 young leaders to address global food security challenges

One hundred young leaders will attend the Youth Ag-Summit to generate concrete solutions for agriculture worldwide. The 100 bright young minds have...



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