AGRICULTURE remains one of Britain’s most dangerous industries, according to the latest Health and Safety statistics.
A new design and some grown-up dynamics are helping the latest Nissan Qashqai continue where its predecessor left off.
Farmers, agronomists and other industry stakeholders are being called on to respond to a new public consultation on pesticides and endocrine disruption.
Cryptosporidium is now the second most common cause of scouring in calves. Chloe Palmer finds out more about the impact of this parasite and how the risk of infection can be minimised.
The Lincoln Red Cattle Society’s autumn show and sale at Newark saw the champion bull, Foulness Leroy, from Chris Page, Brough, sell for 5,800gns.
Best of British
It has been two years in the making but the recent Young Shepherds World Challenge saw winning results for the Great British Team which travelled to France to battle it out for the title.
A NOTTINGHAMSHIRE dairy farmer threw open his doors for an open day to showcase medium wind energy.
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British Farming Awards
It was a fantastic night at the 2014 British Farming Awards on Thursday with almost 500 farmers and industry representatives gathered to celebrate the best in British farming innovation. Huge congratulations to all our winners.
Building bridges in Wales
Rebecca Evans has gone out of her way to build relations within the farming industry since she took over Alun Davies’ food and farming portfolio in July. Alistair Driver hears her views on the issues facing Welsh farmers.
Shows and events
The Boclair herd repeated their success of two years ago by topping an increased entry at the popular West of Scotland show in Ayr market recently.
The vet column
Many farmers would not normally associate heifers with mastitis but, with more cases being identified, a number of vets and farmers are successfully using teat sealants to prevent the disease. Louise Hartley talks to vet Dave Gilbert to find out more.
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.