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.
Given the past difficulties I have had in communicating with Jeremy Corbyn’s team and at least one ex-Shadow Defra Secretary, my expectations of how the Labour Party conference would go were not too high when I jumped on the train to Liverpool this week.
Hindering a future UK/US agriculture Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is a ‘lack of coordination and resources’, according to Daniella Taveau, global regulatory and trade strategist with Washington DC international law firm, King and Spalding.
Housing has long been a hot topic for rural Britain, but in the past few years it has moved even more in to the spotlight as the countryside seemingly creeks under a sprawl of bricks, mortar and concrete.
Red Tractor is not universally liked by farmers and some will support Norman Bagley’s decision to withdraw the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) from the beef and lamb board of Assured Food Standards (AFS).
Will Case farms 300ha (750 acres) in partnership with brother Simon and parents William and Margaret at Ulverston, Cumbria. Land is divided between Plumpton Cottage Farm and Robbs Water Farm, Barrow-in-Furness. They farm 1,000 lowland ewes, 90 pedigree Texel ewes, 65 Salers suckler cows, fatten 150 store cattle, 12,000 free-range laying hens and 100 dairy cows milked by robots.