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Show business competition

Last year's Show Business winner was Stranraer.

Show Business 2015: Win a show media partnership with Farmers Guardian

30 December 2014

Your show could win a media partnership with Farmers Guardian in 2015 – and here’s how to enter.

Arable news

Rhynchosporium

Early action against disease likely to be needed

29 January 2015

There was tailored agronomy advice for the season ahead at an HGCA/SRUC agronomy meeting in Aberdeenshire. Jo Learmonth reports.

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Livestock sales

Littlederry Ivor

Peak of 10,500gns for British Blues at Carlisle

27 January 2015

THERE was a strong trade for British Blues at the breed society’s show and sale at Carlisle, peaking at 10,500gns for bulls and 5,800gns for females.

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On farm

Time to challenge sacred cows for secure suckler herd future

?With the 2014 Eblex Stocktake report suggesting no single category of the beef suckler herd could return a profit, beef producers need to think about the future viability of their herds..

Renewables

Rearing sheds

Innovative system and 'generous' RHI giving mixed farmer a healthy return

Shropshire game farmer Sam Barker was concerned by the rising cost of his successful pheasant-rearing business and turned to an innovative solution to make his business sustainable, competitive and energy-efficient. Olivia Midgley went to meet him.

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My farming week

Eddie Andrews

My Farming Week: Eddie Andrew, Sheffield

29 January 2015

Dairy crisis: The ongoing dairy crisis has meant the shops selling our milk from the farm have been inundated with people wanting to buy more.

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Newstrade disruptions

DUE to a logistical issue with adverse weather conditions, Friday’s issue of Farmers Guardian (Fri 30 Jan) may be on sale late in outlets in Scotland. We will keep you informed on the situation.

Lamma 2015

Opico Heva combi

Lamma 2015: Arable equipment

When it comes to arable equipment, LAMMA has always had an impressive line-up. From the smallest manufacturer to large global companies, just about every type of plough, drill, cultivator and sprayer can be found.

Diet feeder

LAMMA 2015: Grassland and livestock equipment

As the Lamma show continues to evolve, so too does the diversity of exhibitors. And grassland and livestock equipment is no exception, with continuing growth of exhibitors year on year.

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Livestock conference

The US embarked on a project of muscle profiling to identify how to add value to lower value cuts of beef.

Farmer-funded research boosts US beef sector by £2 billion

29 January 2015

This year’s British Cattle Breeders Club conference was themed ‘meeting market demands through co-operation. Louise Hartley and Katie Jones report from the annual event held in Telford, Shropshire.

Young Farmers

Participants on the Future Farmer Foundation work together to tackle real-life challenges.

Tesco launches Future Farmer Foundation to support young people in farming

29 January 2015

A new scheme funded by Tesco is helping young people develop and forge careers in farming. Farmers Guardian meets two of the youngsters who have been involved in the latest intake on the programme.

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Browse all our pictures from this year's county shows, events and livestock sales. See one you like? Prints are available from 12"x8" or larger.

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Daily weather forecasts

Weather

New video online daily

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.