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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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8 March 2017 | Education,News
New leadership course set to give young people leg-up in rural industry

A new leadership course is set to give young people a leg-up in the rural industry, by developing their management and communication skills. The Le...


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7 March 2017 | News,Shows and Events
Innovation and experience under one roof at the Farm Shop & Deli Show

Back for its seventh year, the Farm Shop & Deli Show returns to the NEC in Birmingham from 24th to 26th April 2017 with a whole host of speakers, stan...


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6 March 2017 | Appointments,Crops and Cereals,News
New UK & Ireland MD for Dow AgroSciences

Dow AgroSciences has announced that John Humphreys is to become the company’s new UK and Ireland managing director. Born into an arable farming fam...


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6 March 2017 | News
Young farmers celebrate YFC HQ fundraising campaign victory which saw £76k raised

Young farmers in Wales have announced that a fundraising target of £76,100 has been reached to help buy the rest of their YFC headquarters on the Roya...


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5 March 2017 | News,Poultry,Products
Farm installs lasers to keep poultry chickens safe from avian bird flu

A West Sussex egg farm has not taken any chances with its chickens and the current scare of bird flu, so it is taking advantage of the latest laser te...


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4 March 2017 | Education,News
University of Valencia visits UK to take part in ICT agricultural project

Representatives from the University of Valencia recently visited LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) as part of the RUC-APS project. The RUC-APS...


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3 March 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events
Annual celebration of all things tractor returns to North Yorkshire

The UK’s largest celebration of all things vintage tractor and engine, Tractor Fest, takes place again this year at Newby Hall, near Ripon over the we...



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