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24 April 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Ripon Reverend blesses tractors in preparation for Tractor Fest

Vintage tractors have been blessed by Reverend John Dobson, Dean of Ripon Cathedral before being put through their paces at the weekend in preparation...


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23 April 2017 | Education,Finance,News
Nuffield Farming Scholarship application deadline looming

With just three months until the July application deadline for 2018 Nuffield Farming Scholarships, candidates are being urged to start their applicati...


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22 April 2017 | Government,News,Shows and Events
Cereals to help farmers Brexit-proof their business

The whole country is aware of Brexit, but there is precious little knowledge as to what it actually means for farm businesses. However, with Articl...


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21 April 2017 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Rural Business Awards to shine spotlight on best of UK rural entrepreneurship

Entering its third year, the Rural Business Awards will commence in June as the only UK-wide programme dedicated to showcasing the success of rural bu...


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Landia’s pasteurizer and mixers help Fre-energy’s Next Generation Agriculture

Describing your highly innovative technology as ‘a slurry tank with a lid on’ is unlikely to win any marketing awards, but with nine successful farm-b...


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20 April 2017 | Education,Finance,News
Application for financial support for Kent agricultural students closing soon

The Kent County Agricultural Society’s, Scholarship Scheme Application will close on 5th May - with £1,000 per year up for grabs! The Higher Educat...


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19 April 2017 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Young Farmers’ Clubs celebrate tenth Annual Convention in Torquay

Leading industry figures and top broadcasters will arrive in Torquay on 21-23 April to help celebrate The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs’...


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Tech start-up aims to stop rural crime as it happens with new security system

A team of young tech entrepreneurs have developed a new, real-time, remote area security system in answer to the continuing rise in rural crime, which...


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17 April 2017 | Crops and Cereals,News,Produce
Reed bed creates sustainable source of water for vegetable produce

If you buy organic carrots from a major retailer in the UK, they have likely been washed with water filtered through a reed bed at Produce World’s fac...


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16 April 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Driving a Deere for dementia: UK-length tractor ride aims to break World Record

Prison officer Andy Maxfield from Lancashire is aiming to break a six year old Guinness World Record by driving from John O’Groats to Land’s End on a ...


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15 April 2017 | Meat,News,Poultry,Shows and Events
East Yorkshire business wins national meat and poultry award

The team at an East Yorkshire poultry business are celebrating after winning a prestigious meat and poultry industry award. A heat recovery project...


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14 April 2017 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Devon’s farming talent highlighted in awards shortlist

Farmers from across Devon have made it to the shortlist of the region’s premier agricultural awards, the Devon Farm Business Awards. The awards, wh...


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13 April 2017 | News,Shows and Events
British Sandwich Week to celebrate the iconic British culinary invention!

British Sandwich Week is a week-long celebration of the greatest food to go and quite possibly the most iconic British culinary invention, the sandwic...


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12 April 2017 | Dairy,News
How to manage a healthy transition to maximise milk yields

Cows reach their peak lactation at about 6-10 weeks after calving. By managing their blood calcium levels and energy balance correctly during the peri...


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12 April 2017 | Dairy,News
AHDB launches Strategic Dairy Farm in Leicestershire to share best practice

More than 120 farmers descended on Houghton Lodge Farm in Leicestershire last Wednesday (5 April) for the launch of AHDB Dairy’s Strategic Dairy Farm....


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11 April 2017 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Clock is ticking on for Community Champion Award deadline!

Time is running out to enter this year’s NFU Cymru and Principality Welsh Rural Community Champion Award which recognises the vital role farmers play ...


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10 April 2017 | Grassland,Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Agricultural machinery sale generates over £1.6 million

An on-site sale has seen over £1.6m-worth of agricultural machinery sold and was the largest single vendor auction of modern equipment in recent years...


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9 April 2017 | Finance,News
A £250k investment pot available for farming businesses

The search is on for a new crop of agricultural entrepreneurs keen to progress their businesses to the next level. Briefing Media Agriculture and t...


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8 April 2017 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News,Shows and Events
Monitor Farm network explores biostimulant benefits

A coordinated series of try-outs, conducted across the AHDB Monitor Farm network, will test the potential of using biostimulant products as part of a ...


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7 April 2017 | Cattle,Feed and Forage,Grassland,News
Plan grazing to make the most from grass, beef producers urged

Beef producers could learn a lot from their dairy counterparts by making better use of grass, and substantially improve profitability as a result. ...


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6 April 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
John Deere & Michelin are looking for Europe’s best tractor driver

John Deere and Michelin are once again hosting the European Drivers’ Championship in June 2017. Sixteen drivers from all over Europe will prove the...


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5 April 2017 | Dairy,News,Produce
Cornish dairy processor joins forces with 44 local dairy farmers

Leading producer of Cornish Clotted Cream and the county’s second largest processor of milk has received its first direct milk supply from a local far...


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4 April 2017 | Education,News,Rural Life
Farmer installs live webcam on-farm to show children in classroom the wonders of lambing

An inspirational Kent farmer is working with a national farming and education charity to bring live farming into the heart of classrooms across the co...


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3 April 2017 | News,Shows and Events
‘Small Island, Big Ideas’: Nuffield Conference to showcase British food and farming

A major international conference celebrating the best of agriculture in Britain is being backed by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board ...


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2 April 2017 | News
Kent farmer to grow soya for the first time on farm

A farmer from Kent will be growing soya for the first time this harvest. Mark Bowsher-Gibbs, farm and estate manager at G.H Dean in, hosts the AHDB...


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1 April 2017 | News,Produce,Shows and Events,Supermarkets
Search for Small Producers of the Year to 'bag' a listing at the Co-op

Local suppliers are set to “bag” a listing at the Co-op as the search for the Small Producer of the Year has began. The retailer has teamed-up with...


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31 March 2017 | Animal Health,Arable,Crops and Cereals,Grassland,News
Farming Connect: The importance of biodiversity and wildlife on farmland

As the global human population continues to rise, more land will need to be committed to agricultural production to meet a likely rise in demand for f...



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