Government announces details of Sustainable Farming Incentive
3rd December 2021
Environment Secretary George Eustice has detailed the importance of the food industry to the Government’s levelling-up agenda. He outlined opportunities to enhance profitable agricultural production and increase food security, alongside delivering on environmental priorities to tackle biodiversity loss and climate change.
The iconic Massey Ferguson Triple Triangle logo gets a new look
1st December 2021
The brand celebrates 175 years and launches new ‘Born to Farm’ brand identity in 2022.
Getting your farm insurance right
29th November 2021
Getting the best value from your farm insurance can be a utopian goal and too often feels it can only be achieved by a compromise in cover. But this doesn’t have to be the case.
Farmer raises thousands for Air Ambulance after being impaled by forklift
18th November 2021
Forty-two-year-old farmer Jonathan Willis thanked the emergency services and Addenbrooke’s Hospital surgical teams who saved him last year, after he dodged death by mere millimetres when he was accidentally impaled by a forklift tine.
£27m funding pot launches to boost farm productivity
17th November 2021
NFU has described the Farm Investment Fund as “good news for farmers” but warns that application windows are “tight”.
Call for action as farm fire costs rise by 40%
15th November 2021
NFU Mutual is urging farmers to have fire plans in place as claims statistics reveal the cost of farm fires shot up in 2020.
Politics meets plant breeding
12th November 2021
Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill, visited Limagrain UK to see how plant breeding is helping UK farmers to be more sustainable.
How will the Australia trade deal affect UK farmers?
9th November 2021
As concern mounts over British farming being undercut by trade deals, AHDB has released an analysis on the potential impact of the deal with Australia.
Two-thirds of farmers still not wearing a helmet, new survey reveals
2nd November 2021
According to research, the majority of ATV users still don’t wear a helmet when they ride because they feel foolish wearing them on their own farm or don’t believe they ride fast enough to warrant them. To help combat this issue and to ensure that the importance of wearing a helmet is highlighted among users when driving an ATV, Can-Am has introduced its seven golden rules for ATV usage as part of its responsible riding programme.
How your farm management solution should use your data
1st November 2021
The agricultural industry is embracing digital transformation for better working, data-sharing and collaboration, says Greenlight Farm Management, which enables efficient, agile and productive working on the move.
Are pumpkins for more than just Halloween?
29th October 2021
Pumpkins might still be seen as a quintessentially American crop, but the last 30 years have seen their slow, steady rise in the UK arable sector. This rise has led to a now booming industry providing diverse income for farms across the UK.
Autumn Budget: How will it affect farmers?
28th October 2021
Critics have noted that there are few specific measures to help farmers in the Chancellor’s latest budget, however some announcements could offer a boost to certain sectors. Farmers Guide took a look at the key points…