THE English pig sector is introducing a Confidential Reporting Service to help maintain animal welfare standards and to protect the industry from attempts by ‘bogus’ activists to gain access to pig buildings.
With not one, but two tractors from the same range to test, with different specs, we got the opportunity to give Massey Ferguson’s new 6600 tractor series a thorough evaluation. James Rickard put them through their paces.
RECORDS have been smashed at Kelso Ram Sales today when a Texel shearling, Scrogtonhead Ustoater from Peter and Lynn Gray, Galston, Ayrshire, sold for £35,000.
Resistance to pyrethroids in UK populations of cabbage stem flea beetle is widespread according to the latest screening results from HGCA.
A PROJECT to ensure ales brewed in Lancashire are made from the best Lancashire malt has benefited a group of five farmers in the North West.
Making the right choices on a tenanted hill farm has enabled Upper Booth Farm to expand and develop. Chloe Palmer learns how the Helliwell family have made the most of their challenging location.
Dairy industry analysis
TWO years on from the SOS dairy campaign, milk prices are falling once again. Alistair Driver has been speaking to dairy farmers to gauge the mood of the industry.
DAIRY farmers are feeling more confident about their future than they were two years ago, despite the recent wave of price cuts, according to a Farmers Guardian survey.
British Farming Awards
Shows and events
The South West’s biggest show drew in thousands of visitors for the two-day event. Tony McDougal reports from the livestock lines.
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.