Award-winning Cumbrian dairy farmer becomes RABDF chairman
4th October 2023
Award-winning dairy farmer Robert Craig from Cumbria has been appointed as chairman of the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF), taking over from Devon dairy farmer Di Wastenage.
NFU Cymru seeking the next Dairy Stockperson of the Year
31st August 2023
NFU Cymru and NFU Mutual are calling for nominations as the search begins for the winner of the 10th Dairy Stockperson of the Year award.
Enrollment dates announced for SFI 2023
29th August 2023
Defra’s expanded Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) will be accepting applications from 18th September, with farmers able to register their interest from this Wednesday (30th August) through the online Rural Payments service, the government has announced today.
Latest T H White expansion broadens Manitou reach
19th May 2023
T H White has recently expanded its Manitou Construction territory to the north, covering parts of Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and mid-Wales, with its newest Stourport-on-Severn base having replaced MSM DRH Ltd effective 1st April.
BFREPA roadshows aim to resolve “dire situation farmers are facing”
13th January 2023
Taking place from January to March, the British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) roadshows will address the ongoing crisis in the sector, discussing priority topics such as contract reform, production cost data, and avian influenza.
Grazing cattle to help restore secret forest after 100 years
22nd December 2022
A new woodland restoration scheme has launched at the RSPB’s 1,200-acre nature reserve, Franchises Lodge, located in the north of the New Forest.
Midland farmers offered free workshops and low drift spray nozzles
14th December 2022
Coventry-based water company Severn Trent is inviting farmers in its priority catchment areas to attend a series of online workshops and learn about improving spray efficiencies, offering participants a free set of low drift spray nozzles upon completion.
Farmers urged to make the most of grassland SFI opportunities
25th November 2022
Livestock farmers were encouraged to take advantage of opportunities provided by the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) improved grassland soils standard at a recent farmer meeting organized jointly by Hutchinsons and Anson Farm Feeds.
North Yorkshire family bags double win at English Winter Fair
23rd November 2022
Sister and brother Beth and Luke Wilkinson from North Yorkshire took home both the championship and reserve titles during a memorable finale at the 2022 English Winter Fair.
Alarming stats reveal country roads are 70% deadlier than urban highways
9th November 2022
NFU Mutual, the Department for Transport and vulnerable road user groups have renewed calls for motorists to respect rural roads, as vulnerable road users are disproportionately affected by fatalities and casualties.
Wool producer using rotational grazing wins sustainability award
27th October 2022
Yorkshire-based farming couple Liam and Becky McPartland have won the first-ever VetPartners Sheep Sustainability Award in recognition of their success in reducing the use of anthelmintic wormers in sheep by switching to a rotational grazing system.
Kubota loader range now available for M-series tractors
3rd August 2022
A full range of MX-built Kubota loaders is now available for M-series tractors including the M4, M5, M6 and M7 models which span the 66-170hp sector.