A SELECTED group of farmers will get the chance to use the new online CAP application service over the next few months, ahead of wider roll out in the autumn.
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SUFFOLK ram lambs were a strong trade at the Northern Area Sale, Stirling, on Friday (July 25), with prices hitting 20,000gns three times and the average rising by £366.09 on the previous year’s sale to £2,237.97 for 145 lambs sold.
This year Farmers Guardian and the NSA have teamed up to run the first Sheep Event video competition. The five short-listed entrants were interviewed by Wendy Short.
As the UK harvest gets under way, wheat prices are facing further pressure, says Benjamin Bodart.?
NSA Sheep 2014
The NSA Sheep Event 2014 has been officially opened by farming minister, George Eustice, who commented on the government’s work on easing regulatory burdens, and what is being done to help farmers with the digital-only Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) applications next year.
FG Food Guru
For July’s FG Food Guru, machinery editor, James Rickard has taken advantage of the sunshine by setting up an impressive barbeque on a nearby farm to bring us sirloin steak sandwiches with smoky relish.
Shows and events
AFTER three days of judging more than 3,000 sheep across more than 40 breeds in blazing heat, it was a Charollais which took top honours in the sheep section for the second year running.
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.