A new centre record of 8,000gns was set at Hexham’s sale of pedigree bulls for the pre-sale show champion.
Soil Association said abattoirs are an essential cornerstone of local supply chains but they are struggling due to a lack of government funding
The NSA Welsh Sheep event president, Glandon Lewis, gave a powerful speech at the official event opening where he highlighted the future challenges for the industry.
The NSA Welsh sheep event saw the launch of a national sheep scab eradication programme.
A group of young farmers from across the UK came together for a panel session to discuss their career so far and what they were doing to spread information about the sheep industry to the wider public.
Results from the ringside at Devon County Show.
Seasonal poultry production is a key enterprise for many farms, and with difficulties sourcing skilled labour, utilising advancements in technology could help increase processing rates and ease production pressures. Tom Woolman considers the infrastructure options available.
Stonehills Rockstar from the Riby family’s East Yorkshire-based herd took the top call of 12,000gns at the Beef Shorthorn Society’s sale at Carlisle.
One of our good friends once said to us: You should write a book on your farming life. This was mainly due to all our mishaps, bad luck and sometimes stupidity. So I suppose this column gives me the opportunity to keep a note of it all.
Legislation on pig contracts has come as welcome news for a sector which has faced a long, deep crisis, but Government must now deliver on the promises made if it is to claw back the confidence of producers.
Black Labrador pups
Pedigree AyrshiresFor Sale
PEDIGREE POLLED CHAROLAIS BULLS