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.
NEXT week’s NFU conference may well feel like the third match in a cricket test series when you are already two-nil down – it will be good to get together but you might have the sense you are just going through the motions, a bit like the England cricket team did in St Lucia this week.
Amid the constant onslaught from militant vegans and anti-farming activists, it is sometimes easy to forget that the overwhelming majority of people in this country back British agriculture and happily consume its products.
AN open letter co-signed by 53 US agriculture and food organisations was sent to US trade representative Robert Lighthizer concerning the EU decision to exclude agriculture in future trade negotiations with the US.
I was recently awarded one of the two Jill Willows Scholarships from the Farmers Club, to attend the Commonwealth Agriculture Conference in Canada, where drivers shaping global agriculture and food were discussed with the next generation of farmers.
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.