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.
I am beginning to think we may need to buy a boat. When will it ever stop raining? The ground is well and truly waterlogged, to the point the cows were starting to poach the ground, so we have moved them up onto the moor where they can’t do any damage.
In August, energy firm Solarplicity went into administration followed swiftly by Eversmart. This brought the total number of energy firms to have collapsed in 2019 to five – 13 having suffered the same fate since the start of last year.
COMMON sense and perspective are wonderful things. However, they seem to be distinctly lacking in the thinking of some large organisations, particularly Cancer Research UK and Extinction Rebellion, whose latest assaults on agriculture have been reported on the pages of Farmers Guardian this week.
I was fortunate enough to speak with Gareth Davies of the Welsh Farming Mental Health Charity, Tir Dewi. I’ve always had an interest in mental health and am inspired by the voluntary efforts of those that put themselves on the front-line to assist those most in need.
After writing this column for a year this will be my final article and it starts as my first one began; on the subject of flea beetle and the dry weather. It almost feels like the OSR crop is a repeat of summer 2018.
Potential market size for agricultural produce is less significant to US trade negotiators than the importance of making a trade deal, according to US National Farmers Union (USNFU) president Roger Johnson.