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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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2 March 2017 | Education,News,Shows and Events
Chance to win scholarship to travel the world and see different farming methods

Do you want to travel the world and learn more about agriculture in other countries? Then this could be your chance as the Gareth Raw Rees Memorial...


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Thames Valley Police steps up fight on rural crime with Kubota ATV

Since becoming the first police force in the UK to introduce a Kubota ATV into its fleet over a year ago, Thames Valley Police has significantly stepp...


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28 February 2017 | Animal Health,Husbandry,News,Products,Sheep
Farming Connect: The effect of alternative bedding materials on sheep behaviour and welfare

Choice of bedding is important in animal housing to ensure that animals are kept clean and dry, says Dr Ruth Wonfor from the Institute of Biological, ...


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27 February 2017 | Animal Health,Education,News
Next wave of PhD studentships announced by AHDB

The next wave of PhD studentships has been announced by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) – which will this year cover all six...


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26 February 2017 | Animal Health,Arable,Crops and Cereals,News
Green cover headlands proving a positive attraction for pollinators

Green cover headlands sown on potato and root vegetable crop headlands is proving a positive attraction for pollinators, and helping to conserve valua...


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'Bring out your data!': Farmers encouraged to show off technology which helps capture data on farm

How to use images from a phone camera to estimate potato yield, analyse text messages to get closer to your customers and create scenarios to meet mar...


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24 February 2017 | Feed and Forage,Grassland,News
Surveys reveal importance of home-produced forage for farmers

At least 9 out of 10 farmers see forage and better use of grass silage as playing central roles in the future of their businesses. But in several v...


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23 February 2017 | News,Renewables and Environment
Enough energy to power a village: Shropshire farmer awarded 'green accolade' for environmental work

A Shropshire farmer has been awarded a ‘green accolade’ for his environmental work, which includes exporting enough energy to power his neighbouring 5...


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22 February 2017 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Kelvin Cave showcases new dry-roller mill - ideal for processing grains

By popular demand, a dry-roller mill that is powered by a single-phase electric motor has been launched by feed company Kelvin Cave. The company sh...


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22 February 2017 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
£1000 up for grabs: Last call for entries for the 2017 Dairy Student Award!

A last call for entries for the 2017 RABDF Dairy Student Award has been issued ahead of the deadline of 3 March. The competition carries a prize of...


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21 February 2017 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News,Produce,Shows and Events
Farmers visit Aunt Bessie’s factory in Hull to learn how their wheat is turned into a Yorkshire Pudding

12 Yorkshire-based farmers visited the Aunt Bessie’s factory in Hull to witness first-hand how their locally grown wheat is turned into the food brand...


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20 February 2017 | Appointments,News,Rural Life
26-year-old Edward Ford elected Chairman of National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs

For the first time in six years the Chairman of The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) is an ‘active’ farmer and will lead the organi...


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18 February 2017 | Meat,News
PGI Welsh Beef supporting grassroots rugby by offering teams new equipment

PGI Welsh Beef is supporting grassroots rugby by offering youth teams in Wales the chance to win brand new equipment and a training session with legen...


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17 February 2017 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Top Holstein herd opens its farm for premier Open Day

Winners of the 2016 Premier Pedigree Herd Competition, The Birkle family, are inviting guests to visit their farm in Leicestershire as they host the H...


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16 February 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Education,News,Shows and Events
This year's Cereals Challenge to go virtual

For the first time in its eight-year history, this year’s Cereals Challenge has gone virtual - eight teams from Universities and Colleges from across ...


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15 February 2017 | Finance,News,Renewables and Environment
Six farmers awarded £500 cash prize for resourceful renewable energy installations

Six farmers have been awarded a £500 cash prize each for resourceful renewable energy installations at the Energy Now Expo 2017. Now in their seco...


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14 February 2017 | Husbandry,News,Shows and Events
Online livestock marketplace SellMyLivestock records best ever figures

The online livestock marketplace SellMyLivestock has recorded it's best ever January for all classes of livestock. Now in its fourth year of tradin...


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14 June 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Shows and Events
AHDB's Meat Education Programme receives industry accolade

The benefits to the red meat supply chain of the AHDB Beef & Lamb Meat Education Programme have been recognised at a prestigious industry award ceremo...


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12 February 2017 | Diversification,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
UK's best farm attractions - winners announced!

The winners of this year’s best farm and rural attractions were announced at the National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN) annual conference and awards...


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11 February 2017 | Finance,News,NFU,Rural Life
NFU to host series of BPS 2017 meetings with farmers

The NFU is putting boots on the ground with a series of meetings for farmers surrounding BPS 2017 payments. Kicking off in the North East on 14 Feb...



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