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.
My dad drummed into us from an early age the importance of a warm welcome, either to friends or strangers. A firm handshake, a smile, offering someone a drink and asking them where they have come from, how was their journey? Putting people at ease.
In the last year, 98 per cent of UK households bought red meat and 99.8 per cent bought a dairy product - a higher number of households than bought toilet roll, says AHDB beef and lamb strategy director Will Jackson.
Standing on the cusp of a new decade, it is always a time of reflection but also a stage when we look forward to a new ‘era’. It seems to be human nature to believe the next arbitrary block of time will lead to seismic change for individuals, or in farming’s case an entire industry.
Christmas is coming, Boris is full of chat. Please put a penny in poor Jeremy’s hat. If you haven’t got a penny, a euro will do. If you haven’t got a euro, Boris says we’ll have a good deal with the EU.
Joseph Watkins, 27, works on the family farm, helping to manage the farm’s suckler herd. He also has his own small herd of pedigree Herefords and helps with the potato side of the business, which supplies local fish and chip shops.