MILK price protests are set to resume in the coming days after Farmers For Action (FFA) leader David Handley fired the starting gun on an autumn of potential unrest.
Taking on the mantel of the firm’s flagship tractors, Kubota has launched a new three model series ranging from 130-170hp.
Feeding dairy heifer calves to enhance early growth rates, reduce rearing costs, bring down age at first calving, and also boost milk production in subsequent lactations, was the focus of two conferences held at Stoke-on-Trent and Coventry, by Midlands-based feed company GLW Feeds.
A new Blue Texel record was set at Carlisle on Saturday when the two-shear ewe, Whatmore Vaneer, sold for 13,000gns.
With oilseed rape crops emerging, Farmers Guardian and Bayer CropScience convened the second in an OSR roundtable discussion series to assess autumn disease control priorities.
LANDOWNERS could feel the long term effects if the Government presses ahead with controversial plans which would allow drilling under properties without permission.
In your field
The spring beans proved an easy harvest, unfortunately. Yield was disappointing and only half of last year’s achievement. On a positive note, they are a nice sample that should easily suit a human consumption market.
This month’s Welsh Dairy Show (Tuesday, October 14) will see a new name taking the Welsh Dairy Stockperson of the Year Award. Barry Alston has been on-farm catching up with last year’s winner.
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Do you consider yourself a good judge of stock? If so, enter the Farmers Guardian annual stockjudging competition, organised to promote the winter fairs we are supporting throughout the UK and you could win the top prize of £200, with two runners-up each receiving £50.
Shows and events
WITH the beef inter-breed judging taking place as part of Royal County of Berkshire Show’s grand parade on Saturday afternoon, a packed crowd witnessed an Aberdeen-Angus bull reign supreme.
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