A two-week-long test of one of Manitou’s latest skid-steer loaders on a large mixed farm was intended to fi nd out whether these highly manoeuvrable machines have agricultural applications beyond poultry and pig buildings. David Williams reports.
Beef and sheep farmer Eoin Kelly, of Crockataggart Farms, discusses the key to boosting lamb survival rate and flock profitability with Provita technical sales director George Shaw.
Avian flu H5N8 has been confirmed in captive birds at a non-poultry premises near Stroud in Gloucestershire.
Oilseed rape growers are being encouraged to follow water stewardship best practice as the key period for controlling blackgrass begins across the UK.