LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
As someone from Lancashire along with a family history deep rooted in the heart of the Ribble Valley, attending Taste Lancashire - a gathering to talk all things food related - was an absolute privilege.
As part of my Nuffield Scholarship I researched how countries with relatively similar agricultural industries and population densities such as France, Ireland and the Netherlands deal with issues of public access and liability.
Dafydd Davies, 17, helps on the family farm unit of 74 ha (182 acres) plus a 304 ha (750 acres) mountain farm in Trawsfynydd, farming a herd of 30 pedigree Welsh Black Cattle and 1150 Welsh Mountain ewes. He is also studying agriculture at Glynllifon Agriculture College.
Francesca Beswick might have grown up on a farm but wasn’t necessarily next in line to take the business on. Here she tells us why she quit her job to go back to the family business and has found that being a woman in farming doesn’t actually matter.