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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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10 February 2017 | News,Organic,Shows and Events
Soil Association opens entries for Best of Organic Market Awards 2017

The Soil Association is opening the BOOM Awards 2017 (Best of Organic Market) for entries, following last year's success. The BOOMs will make some ...


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9 February 2017 | News,Property News,Rural Life,Shows and Events
Welbeck Estate in Nottinghamshire wins prestigious landowner's prize

The most prestigious landowner’s prize awarded by the Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) has been presented to William Parente, Principal of...


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British Crop Production Council celebrates 50th anniversary this year

The British Crop Production Council (BCPC) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Established in 1967, the independent charity provided a forum...


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7 February 2017 | Crops and Cereals,News,Produce
Dunns and British Quinoa processing agreement set to boost domestic quinoa crop

Pulse specialists have struck an exclusive three-year processing agreement, underwritten by a joint £50,000 investment to upgrade production line, wit...


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6 February 2017 | Appointments,Machinery and Equipment,News
Louth Tractors welcomes Steve Melbourne as its new Sales Director

The machinery supplier Louth Tractors has appointed Steve Melbourne as its new Sales Director in Lincolnshire. Covering both of the firm’s branches...


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6 February 2017 | Appointments,News
AHDB seeks passionate leaders for Board Member roles

People with a passion for agriculture are being urged to step forward and make a difference by applying for a role on the AHDB Board. The new Board...


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5 February 2017 | Arable,Forestry,News
Making agroforestry fit: The importance of planning an end crop

The importance of planning end crop when considering agroforestry was highlighted by the Woodland Trust this week. Speaking at the Organic Producer...



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