THE Welsh Government has decided not to introduce a tabular valuation system for cattle slaughtered as a result of bovine TB - but there will be a £15,000 compensation cap for pedigree animals.
British Farming Awards
CORRECTLY predict the winner of the 2014 British Farming Awards’ inaugural Farming Hero Award and be in with a chance of winning one of five bottles of Moet.
The homeopathic treatment of livestock diseases is relatively uncommon, but the practice has been around for 200 years and devotees are convinced it works.
LEADING the beef shorthorn trade at Stirling at 6,500gns was the roan August 2012-born bull, Chapelton Festival, from Donald Biggar, Castle Douglas. By Glenisla Banqo out of Chapelton Duchess, it sold to D. Calder, Aberfeldy.
Speakers have been confirmed for the next Norfolk Farming Conference, which takes place on February 12, 2015.
FARMERS will not be able to claim EU subsidies on land used for generating solar energy from January 2015.
A varied mix of farming and diversification ideas has enabled one Northern Ireland farmer to reinvigorate his family farm which has become one to watch in the region. Barbara Collins visits the man behind Hillstown Meats.
ENTER this month’s caption competition and you could win £50 in high street vouchers.
UKIP’s astonishing success in last week’s by-elections has potentially far-reaching implications for farmers. Alistair Driver analyses a changing political landscape.
Preparations are once again underway for Borderway Agri-Expo, which brings together the best of pedigree and commercial showing classes, along the opportunity to find out about key developments in the livestock industry.
Shows and events
More of That has given Phil and Sharon Sellers from Lincoln their fifth Countryside Live supreme championship. Earlier in the day the 604kg 15-month-old heifer by Fieldson Alfy, took the Limousin-sired and heifer title before going on the take the top spot.
Daily weather forecasts
DON'T miss our in-depth weather forecast presented by Simon Keeling at lunch time each day, aimed to give the most up-to-date farmers weather service available.