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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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30 March 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Property News
High productivity from marginal land strategy bags £8,500 prize

Replacing set stocking with rotational grazing, higher stocking rates and quicker more accurate finishing are how upland Scottish sheep farmer John St...


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29 March 2017 | Education,Finance,News
Closing date approaches for NFU Mutual's postgraduate agricultural award

NFU Mutual, the UK’s leading rural insurer, is once again offering its Centenary Award for postgraduate students in agriculture. The closing date f...


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28 March 2017 | Education,News,Shows and Events
New workspaces at Farm491 agritech hub set to facilitate technological progression

The dynamic agritech innovation and incubation hub, Farm491 is delighted to be opening five new practical workspaces at its Harnhill site, Gloucesters...


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27 March 2017 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Farmer-owned First Milk wins Nestlé UK 'Supplier of the Year'

The impact of First Milk’s recent focus on its core customers was further emphasised last week as they received the prestigious Supplier of the Year a...


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25 March 2017 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Farmers urged to apply for the 2017 NFU Cymru Community Champion Award

Farming union NFU Cymru is looking to highlight the integral role farmer’s play in community life by requesting applications for the eighth Welsh Rura...


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24 March 2017 | News,Property News
21-year-old farmer secures six-figure finance package from HSBC to run 1,200 acre farm

A 21-year old farmer from North Wales has become the latest and youngest tenant of Maes y Pandy farm, a 1,200 acre farm in Abergynolwyn, Gwynedd, afte...


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23 March 2017 | Meat,News,Shows and Events
Cypriot chefs taught how to buy, prepare and plate British Quality Standard beef

Cypriot chefs were taught how to buy, prepare and plate Quality Standard beef from Britain at two workshops organised by the Agriculture and Horticult...


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22 March 2017 | Dairy,Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Myerscough College farm to invest in technology which instantly analyses cow's milk at source

Myerscough College’s Lodge Farm is to become the first in the UK to invest in state-of-the-art technology that instantly analyses cow’s milk at source...


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21 March 2017 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Tesco to start using Dairy Pro to accredit training workshops for its milk producers

Tesco is the latest partner to start using Dairy Pro to accredit training workshops for its milk producers. The circa 750 dairy farmer members of t...


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20 March 2017 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Conference helps educate younger generation on red meat

An event to help educate the next generation on red meat has been hailed a huge success by organisers. Around 70 teachers attended the Meat and Edu...


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19 March 2017 | Crops and Cereals,News
Sclerotinia infection risk forecasts return

Sclerotinia infection risk forecasts will soon be available from the AHDB website to help growers decide if, when and where to spray. Based on a si...


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Agrimetrics brings potato yield model to the farmer's fingertips

As consumer preferences for potatoes become more specific, the number of potatoes that a farmer can produce of the required size can have a big impact...


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17 March 2017 | Crops and Cereals,News,Shows and Events
Yellow rust survey marks 50 golden years of research at NIAB

A national research project that actively seeks out and advises on changes in cereal disease populations across the UK is celebrating its 50th anniver...


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16 March 2017 | Cattle,Meat,News,Shows and Events
National Beef Association to host the Future Beef Farmer Competition in May

For the third year, the National Beef Association (NBA) will be hosting the Future Beef Farmer Competition in conjunction with AHBD at the NBA Beef Ex...


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15 March 2017 | Cattle,News,Shows and Events
Cattle do nicely!: Cow ‘flyover’ shortlisted for RICS Award

An innovative ‘flyover’ for cattle, designed to resolve a visitor traffic issue at the Royal Highland Show (RHS), has been shortlisted for a prestigio...


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14 March 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Holstein UK announces All Britain Awards 2016 winners!

Holstein UK has revealed the winners of its All Britain Awards 2016 – crowned on the evening of Saturday 11 March 2017 at the UK Borderway Dairy Expo ...


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13 March 2017 | Animal Health,News,Sheep
Farming Connect: Improving and ensuring lamb survival

A recent European scientific review has evaluated available research related to improving lamb survival, says Dr Ruth Wonfor from the Institute of Bio...


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11 March 2017 | Crops and Cereals,News
Collaboration of industry and growers delivers success for pulses

Linking up the needs of grower, processor and markets is notoriously difficult to achieve, never mind sustain and grow. However, this is exactly wh...


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10 March 2017 | Government,News
New strategic business review service helps farmers prepare for Brexit

Rural consultant Brown & Co has introduced a new service to help individual farmers and agricultural businesses prepare for the possible impacts of Br...


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9 March 2017 | Education,News
National Apprenticeship Week: Building a future for farming in Dorset

Tenants on the Dorset County Farm Estate are providing a fertile ground for the next generation of farmers in the county. Dairy farmer Stuart Angel...



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