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.
Recruiting new blood into the industry is one of our biggest challenges, but a growing awareness of ensuring the workforce continues its development is also paramount. Farmers Guardian looks at why it can help with career success.
This month, Ian Potter tells us how contract legislation might lead to lower farmgate milk prices, how plant-based milks are nudging dairy off the shelves, and finally how we all need to learn to work together.
With the deadline to request a Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier application pack just one week away, Farming Minister Robert Goodwill speaks about why he believes farmers should consider getting into an agreement
This month, Roger Evans tells us about the unpredictability of TB testing, how organic cattle cake is so expensive it needs careful allocation, and finally regales us with the case of the bald van tyres.
The rapid march of African swine fever (ASF) through China and much of south east Asia not only exposes the impact disease pandemics have on
livestock numbers, but also the interconnected nature of modern global food supply chains.
After a scorching Easter weekend when some members of the general public showed they had little understanding of the countryside by sparking wildfires with their disposable barbecues, our public officials showed they were equally oblivious to rural protocols by banning the shooting of pigeons and crows, to name just a couple.
The last time GB milk production was as high as it currently is, in the early 1990s, the poll tax riots were erupting, Margaret Thatcher was exiting Number 10 Downing Street, and the Gulf War was raging.
Hannah Binns, 22, is an agricultural policy graduate trainee at the (NFU). She has a degree in Ancient History and English and spends her spare time blogging about adventures on the family farm and beyond.