A LEGAL expert has warned of the dangers facing farmers and dog walkers when the public have access to land grazing livestock.
The sheep inter-breed has both now been decided on the final day of judging at Balmoral show.
Livestock show previews
INVESTMENT in new machinery and equipment may well be the last thing on the minds of many beef farmers following the harsh winter and the extra costs it has brought with it.
FORAGE maize has proved a cost effective part of the feed ration and rotation at one East Yorkshire farm.
On the farm
The Buchan family run one of the biggest feed units in Aberdeenshire and over the years have honed their skills when buying store cattle at markets across Scotland and also when fast finishing their cattle to meet specification. Eddie Gillanders reports.
A good show of quality store cattle drew a large crowd to Cutcombe last week, with buyers travelling from throughout the South West, South Wales, Gloucestershire and as far into the Midlands as Derbyshire.
The Mart's the Heart
The spring initiative will be taking our Mart's the Heat roadshow to the south and south west of England. Click here to see when and where.
In the final stop on this season’s The Mart’s the Heart roadshows, the Farmers Guardian team visited Exeter Livestock Centre.
New products and research
A trial on a dairy farm in Cheshire has highlighted the importance of maintaining sulphur levels in grass destined for silage, especially in fields not regularly spread with slurry.
Profit From Grass
Rearing spring-calved heifers to calve at about two years of age from grazed grass can be a challenge.
The second article in our KWS-sponsored Maize Matters series takes a timely look at seedbed preparation, crop nutrition and weed control.