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.
With the General Election dominated by Brexit, the public could be forgiven for thinking politicians are merely paying lip service to the most fundamental of questions: where is everyone going to live?
In Iceland the sheep, like the people, are tough. They have to be to thrive in the extreme landscapes of mountains and volcanoes which present challenges for the wool producer and shearer when fleeces are full of sand.
Last week, in an important and fascinating event, I brought together a group of experts on agriculture, soil health, diet and land management to explore together how farming can become part of the solution to climate change and biodiversity loss.
It never ever was about the money. Those of us born into farming know that making money in farming is never a given, yes you can sometimes make money, but the weather often has other ideas and throws some unbelievable extremes our way.
Harriet Ross, 27, grew up on her family’s 162-hectare (400-acre) arable farm in Aberdeenshire. Still involved with the family business, she and her partner, Ben, were recently awarded a tenancy on a 162ha (400-acre) farm nearby.
As Christmas approaches and children get ready for the arrival of Santa, it is a time of year when many put aside common sense and believe in the unbelievable, namely that of a 20-stone bloke in a red suit crawling down the chimney.
This month, Roger Evans tell us about his surprise at passing his latest TB test, how cutting machinery costs is not that easy, and finally questions whether all vegans actually adhere strictly to their code.