THE withdrawal of slug control products from the market could cost UK farmers and growers £100 million a year, AHDB has warned.
With forage wagons seemingly back in fashion, Farmers Guardian and The Irish Farmers Journal got four of the leading manufacturers together for an on-farm group test.
THERE was a flying trade at the Farmers Guardian sponsored Leyburn Spring Spectacular when a new market record of 7,300gns was set for the pre-sale show heifer and supreme champion.
Pedigree Lleyn sheep and Aberdeen-Angus cattle are the core enterprises at Denton Estate, near Ilkely, West Yorkshire.
My farming week
New Zealand: I have been travelling in Australia and New Zealand since December, looking at livestock marketing and beef and sheep production as part of the Lancashire and Morecombe Agricultural Travel Scholarship in partnership with Norbreck Genetics.
If you are seeking advice from any of the professionals mentioned in our Succession Focus in the coming weeks please get in touch and we will pass your details on.
IN the second part of Farmers Guardian’s special series looking at succession, Ben Briggs considers the importance of getting plans in place early in order to maintain the stability of the business.
AS THE NFU enters the post-Peter Kendall era a new leadership team, led by Meurig Raymond, will try to make its mark. ALISTAIR DRIVER reports on the challenges facing the new team.
After much deliberation over a huge number of entries, the seven finalists in the Farmers Guardian Show Business 2014 competition are revealed here. It is time to cast your vote – who do you want to win?
Daily weather forecasts
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