Calving: How to maximise your profitability

Continuing our calving series, large animal vet Katy Peats, of Penbode Farm Vets, offers top tips for pre- and post-calving to help you boost your profitability, stressing the importance of health and nutrition.

New Breakfast Club to inform and update in the New Year

Industry experts will offer sheep farmers concise and useful information every Wednesday morning, to help tackle change and uncertainty in the industry.

British carrots labelled ‘grown in Spain’

Tesco has confirmed that a “small number” of its bags of British carrots, carrying the Red Tractor logo, were mistakenly labelled as having been grown in Spain.

Top pedigree herd goes for gold

An award-winning Essex-based pedigree Holstein herd has made it through to the final round of the 2020 NMR/RABDF Gold Cup.

Don’t forget security this festive period

As we get ready to enjoy a much-needed festive break, it is worth remembering to take extra care to secure your farm against thieves, who may take advantage of vulnerabilities over Christmas.

Deal or no deal: What does it mean for British agriculture?

As Boris Johnson resists calls to extend the Brexit process into 2021, after a major deadline in trade negotiations was missed, time is fast running out to finalise a deal before the transition period ends.

First ever sugar beet pricing platform launched

The platform will initially be tested by a pilot group of growers as part of a year-long pilot programme.

Keeping on top of farm health and safety

Risk and Safety Compliance (RASCS) offers local expert advice to help farmers keep staff safe and meet their legal and ethical health and safety requirements.

New managing director for KRM as owners pass the baton

After over 30 years in business, Keith and Marilyn Rennie, of Keith Rennie Machinery, have announced that Mike Britton has been appointed managing director and will now assume responsibility for the day to day running of the company.

New planning exemptions make it easier than ever to diversify your farm

Landowners in England were given the green light to accept tents without planning permission for 56 days per calendar year this summer, and this has now been extended to 31st December 2021.

More shoppers planning to use farm shops this Christmas

New survey suggests Covid-19 has led to a quarter of people surveyed increasing their use of farm shops and local producers this year.

Lorry driver dies in bale accident at Cheshire farm

Cheshire Police and Health and Safety Executive confirm farm death which occurred on 2nd December.

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