Lock up your Landies plea as thefts of iconic Land Rovers rise

Rural insurer NFU Mutual is urging farmers and enthusiast owners to increase security measures as organised criminal gangs are scouring the countryside stealing iconic Land Rover Defenders.

Driving business value and creating a sustainable food future

As an industry, agriculture is facing new and unprecedented challenges. From concerns around sustainably feeding an ever-growing population to expanding consumer pressure for more visibility into how food is produced, we are at a crossroads.

Customers urged to ‘shop local’ as national ward finalists announced

The finalists of a national awards celebrating the best in the farm retail industry have been announced.    

New special offers from farm supplies business

Total Farm Supplies – which stocks a broad range of products covering animal health, to equestrian and pet supplies, to clothing and footwear – supplies direct from the wholesaler for faster turnaround times.

“Revolutionary” Wellies are a hit with farmers this season

Award-winning Wellington boot manufacturer, Leon Boots Co Ltd, has taken the industry by storm since it came to the UK market two years ago, with a unique boot that promises to be lighter, more durable and comfortable.

Highland estate launches new venison brand

Jahama Highland Estates, part of GFG Alliance, has opened its first food retail shop selling a new brand of ethically-produced wild venison.

Potato industry event to be held online

The bi-annual Seed Potato Industry event will be held online for the first time, delivered by the Hopin digital platform on the 24th November.

How would you use £5,000 to protect the farm environment?

This winter, farmers in the Midlands could receive up to £5,000 of match funding to help protect water and the environment as part of the Severn Trent Environmental Protection Scheme (STEPS) which is open for applications until 31st January 2020.

Farmers get paid for their opinions in market research

Since September, research incentives totalling over £5,000 have been given to farmers, who all signed up to the Field Mouse Rural Panel, as a thank you for their time and contribution.

Agriculture Bill becomes law

Legislation that sets out how farmers in England will be rewarded with ‘public money for public goods’ in a post-Brexit world, has passed into law today (11th November) after clocking up more than 100 hours in the debate chambers.

MPs vote against food standards amendment

A debate in the House of Commons has seen MPs vote against an amendment to the Agriculture Bill, brought by the House of Lords, which would have required that standard of imported food to match UK standards.

Cheffins Cambridge Machinery Sale returns to online only for November

Cheffins, which conducts the largest monthly sale of tractors and agricultural machinery in the world, will host its November sale solely online. Taking place on the 9th November, the sale will form a hybrid of live online bidding and a timed online sale.

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