Worshipful company of farmers postpones agricultural courses until 2021
19th May 2020
Two long-running agricultural educational courses have been postponed for 12 months because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
National agronomy R&D network goes virtual
16th May 2020
Growers across the country will be able to access their most relevant local trial findings, variety intelligence and cropping improvement advice from the UK’s most extensive agronomy research and demonstration network without leaving their farms this summer, thanks to the virtual 2020 events programme developed by Agrii.
Virtual tour of Pembrokeshire unites cyclists and farmers
5th May 2020
Organisers of The Tour of Pembrokeshire, one of the most iconic cycling events in Wales, are arranging a virtual event to raise money for farming charity R.A.B.I.
Farmers to showcase the industry in LEAF Online Farm Sunday
4th May 2020
With farm visits on hold and LEAF Open Farm Sunday postponed to September, the organisers, Linking Environment And Farming, have announced they are running their very first LEAF Online Farm Sunday.
The agricultural show will go on…
30th April 2020
Hundreds of agricultural shows up and down the country forced to cancel owing the Coronavirus Pandemic, to honour them, The Greatest Agricultural show was born and will go online on the 2nd May.
Ceva hosts Cattle Ruminations on Lameness
22nd April 2020
Ceva Animal Health has launched Cattle Ruminations on Lameness – a Virtual Roadshow to enable registered mobility scorers and qualified foot trimmers to catch up on CPD during lockdown.
SIMA rescheduled to February 2021
18th April 2020
At the request of a large number of exhibitors and organisations from the agricultural machinery industry whose production and distribution activities have been hit hard by today’s public health and economic crisis, the organisers of SIMA have decided to hold the next edition of the show during its historical dates in February 2021 (from Sunday 21st to Thursday 25th February 2021).
Fancy a trip in a 1915 Burrell Showman’s Traction Engine?
17th April 2020
This is just one of the top lots being offered as part of an online charity auction being hosted by Cheffins Auctioneers from 17th – 24th April.
AgriScot expected to be staged “as normal”
14th April 2020
“This year’s AgriScot is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 18th November and at present the expectation is that the event will be staged as normal” says AgriScot Chairman, Robert Neill
LAA welcomes online platforms to support livestock trade
14th April 2020
In line with its commitment to support the UK livestock sector and maintain the food supply chain during the evolving coronavirus crisis, the Livestock Auctioneers’ Association (LAA) welcomes two new online platforms that are helping to support livestock trade via dedicated auction events and services.
Great support and enthusiasm at returning popular open day
12th April 2020
Claas dealer Mann’s Green Thursday event returned this year, following a break in 2019 while building work was carried out at the dealer’s headquarters in Saxham, Suffolk. David Williams attended.
Doe Show event celebrates 60 years
10th March 2020
Few other dealer events boast a history or following like the Doe Show, which takes place annually at Ernest Doe & Sons’ Ulting, Essex headquarters. This year celebrated 60 years since company founder Ernest Doe arranged the first get-together of suppliers, customers and friends shortly after the close of the game shooting season. David Williams reports.