Author Posts: Aleksandra Cupriak

Openfield launches electric trial to for its transport operations

Openfield Group, the British farmer-owned co-operative, has teamed up with Voltloader to trial fully electric trucks with the aim of reducing carbon emissions. 

Experts discuss future of tenant farming sector at NFU conference

With more than 60% of England’s farmland managed by tenant farmers, industry leaders, experts, institutional landlords and tenant farming members have come together to discuss the future of the sector. 

Derbyshire pub owner introduces tractor parking bay for local farmers 

A Derbyshire pub owner said he did not see anything unusual about his tractor parking bay before it became national news. 

Huge blaze in Suffolk: 9,000 tonnes of straw caught fire

Around 60 firefighters have been tackling a huge blaze near Stowmarket in Suffolk after 9,000 tonnes of straw caught alight. 

King Charles plans to set up huge solar farm on his Norfolk estate 

Plans have been submitted to build 2,000 solar panels at the Sandringham royal estate that belongs to King Charles III.

Two Darlington men linked to £1m farm machinery theft arrested  

Two men have been arrested in Darlington in connection with the theft of farm machinery worth about £1 million.

River Wye action plan revealed

The River Wye action plan has been launched to preserve the long-term health of the river. It will include the introduction of up to a £35 million grant for poultry manure management equipment as well as the appointment of a new ‘river champion’ and taskforce.

New cereal fungicides launched in the UK 

Agrochemical manufacturer Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe, known for its biorational agricultural products and solutions, aims to strengthen its market presence in both Europe and the UK with a significant pipeline of new products.

Farmers encouraged to break difficult season with culinary creativity 

With relentless rain, endless mud, and peak lambing and calving season testing physical and mental resilience, Quality Meat Scotland and farming charity RSABI, are reminding farmers of the role of good food in maintaining both physical and mental well-being. 

Former West Midlands poultry farm to be sold

Broad Lane Poultry Farm, at Bloxwich, near Walsall, has been put up for sale and could be turned into a housing development or equestrian centre.

Livestock owners get ready for national sheep show next month  

The Royal Bath & West Show, which has hosted many national events, is getting ready for the Southdown Sheep Society National Show in May.

Shropshire heroes saved over 30 cattle from overturned lorry

A team of vets from Shropshire has been praised for their quick actions that saved the lives of over 30 cattle from an overturned lorry.

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