Sugar beet growers have given the NFU their support to gain a better price from British Sugar after rejecting the price for the 2014 beet crop.
FOLLOWING its success at the beginning of this year, Farmers Guardian is once again producing its Hot 50 publication, a celebration of innovation and excellence in agricultural equipment, which will be launched to coincide with next year’s Lamma machinery show.
The Healthy Livestock initiative will be drawing to a close towards the end of this year after three years of operation. Jane Brown finds out what it has achieved over that time.
THE UK looks certain to be a net importer of cereals for the second year running, with a significant drop in yields forecast for the forthcoming harvest.
THE Royal Highland Show takes place this week, from Thursday, June 20 to Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the Royal Highland Centre, Islington, on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
LIMOUSIN females were in demand at Borderway mart last week, although sale leader at 10,500gns was the December 2011-born bull, Spittalton Griffin from J. Burnett and Son, Stirling.
Barry Alston reports from the livestock lines at Malvern’s newly-crowned Royal Three Counties Show.
In Your Field
As I write, we have settled into a dryer spell of weather and a new normality at Yscoeddreddfin. Grass growth has improved slightly although the nights are still too cold, we need warmer nights and light rain.