Bringing it to the table – Women who mean business

How Sarah Louise Fairburn helped Fairburn’s Eggs become a leading player in the egg industry and the role of the Women in Agri campaign.

The secret to farm business success: blue sky thinking meets financial planning

Ambitious, out of the box thinking comes naturally to Leicestershire farmer David Haynes. Yet, 30 years ago, he hit a brick wall. The farm needed to progress and with the help of financial advice, he changed his farm practices in a brave move that’s still paying off today.

Countryside creations sourced from nature

Growing up on her family’s smallholding, surrounded by livestock and taking part in a variety of country pursuits, Jasmine King wanted to combine her two loves, art and the countryside.

“Behind every great farm there is a great farmher”

Whether it’s a poultry manager, farmhouse receptionist, wife, mother or lambing hand, women in agriculture play a key role in the industry, however, they are often overlooked and left behind the scenes.

Land Army helps to connect farmers and pickers

A website created to help farmers find fruit and veg pickers in the Covid-19 crisis, which has resulted in a shortage of overseas workers, has now registered 25,000 people.

Views sought on skills revolution in agriculture

Farm owners and managers are being asked to help shape a new education programme which aims to develop home-grown talent for the agricultural industry.

Agri law firms announce merger

Ellisons Solicitors has merged with one of Suffolk’s leading agricultural law firms, Blocks Solicitors.

British apple & pear growers launch recruitment campaign

With severe staffing shortages the national grower’s organisation, British Apples & Pears, is leading the way to ensure Brits have access to healthy British fruit.

Agricultural specialist appointment announced by Birketts

Top 100 law firm Birketts has appointed Gerry Field as a Legal Director in its first-class Agriculture and Estates Team.

Furloughed staff urged to come to farmers’ aid

Workers who have been furloughed from their jobs due to the Covid-19 lockdown are being urged to help get the harvest in amid ongoing concerns about a labour shortfall, as Eastern European pickers are unable to get to the UK.

Lincolnshire machinery dealer joins the Case IH dealership network

Case IH has today (27th April) announced that Lincolnshire-based Sharmans Agricultural Limited has been appointed as Case IH dealers.

AGCO will further expand in Beauvais, France to create 200 new jobs

The acquisition of the 15.7ha ex-Froneri site, which includes 4.5ha of buildings, signals AGCO’s strong appetite for continued investment, which will enable Massey Ferguson to meet growing demand for its straightforward and dependable equipment.

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