Visit the UK’s leading indoor agricultural event, with eleven packed halls of the very latest in agricultural machinery and equipment. Now at the NEC, Birmingham this is free to attend and free to park.
Michael Gove’s refusal to let lynx be released into the Kielder Forest is not only a victory for common sense, it will also give farmers hope that he is willing to listen to agricultural concerns and make considered judgements accordingly.
Ensuring we get right the support network for British agriculture at such a crucial point in its history is going to be key, which is why the contribution from the Labour Party about extending the remit of Groceries Code Adjudicator must be welcomed as a forward-thinking proviso.
Throughout my time in Australia I have been overwhelmed with how welcoming everyone has been and I am extremely thankful to Brown & Co and Rural Directions for giving me this opportunity to see how the agricultural sector operates in Australia.
How to tackle a problem like bovine TB? It is a question successive governments have tried and failed to answer and, as time goes on, the cost to the farming industry and the taxpayer continues to mount.
In 1865, George Goyder who was a surveyor and one of the first settlers out in south Australia, surveyed the south Australian state to produce a report and a map for the state Government which showed a line of demarcation.
On the start of my second week in Australia, myself and Carlyn Sheriff headed over to Kadina for a Grain Industry Seminar, which is a Government reported programme that Rural Directions are leading at the moment.
We are moving towards the end of October and our final winter drillings with considerable relief, although still without the scale of pre-planting weed growth we really wanted on bad grass-weed ground.
Flea beetle season began slowly; I actually thought early in August that perhaps this year we would have it easy, as the early-drilled oilseed rape went in and started to emerge and little damage was found.