THE Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) has announced three new providers of post-mortem examinations from the start of this month.
RAMS dominated trade at the Charollais society’s show and sale held at Borderway Mart.
Rural crime statistics 2014
POLICE forces in the UK are buckling under the pressure posed by organised rural criminals, investigations by Farmers Guardian have revealed.
CRIMINAL gangs are constantly updating their techniques to stay one step ahead of farm security and the police, according to experts.
Want to buy or sell farm machinery and equipment? LammaXchange, the easy-to-use and effective website from the team behind LAMMA Show, allows you to sell, search for and buy any sort of farm kit quickly, easily and cost-effectively.
Pregnancy rate is ‘king’ on dairy farms and, as a result, heat detection and submission rates are key areas of focus. In the first in a series of features looking at IT on the farm, we look at how IT packages help a farmer achieve the best results when it comes to fertility.
Best of British
It has been adopted enthusiastically in North America and now FarmStart, a programme which enables new growers to test their business in a low-risk environment, is beginning to take hold in the UK. Marie Claire Kidd reports.
In your field
A slip of the finger a few years ago meant my friendly grain trader was entered into my phone as ‘Robbery’ instead of Robert.
Recording every aspect of farm performance informs decision making at Coldwall Farm in the Peak District. Chloe Palmer speaks to Danny Holland to learn more about the farm behind the figures.
ENTER this month’s caption competition and you could win £50 in high street vouchers.
With a full in-tray and scores of farming challenges to tackle, new Defra Secretary Liz Truss told Olivia Midgley how she was relishing the challenge.
British Farming Awards
Having received an overwhelming number of entries from farmers across the UK and following extensive deliberation, Farmers Guardian is proud to announce the finalists for the 2014 British Farming Awards.
Shows and events
Cattle and sheep results from Meirionnydd County Show (August 27, 2014).
Your CAP questions
A FAMILY which has farmed the same land since 1868 is offering a new entrant the chance to become part of its future thanks to an innovative new arrangement.
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.