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.
At a time when agriculture is already struggling to attract the workforce it needs to produce food for the nation and markets further afield, the Government’s new proposals to cut migrant labour have the potential to be extremely damaging, writes Olivia Midgley.
Charlotte Garbutt, 24, from East Yorkshire, is an area manager for agrochemical company, Sygenta and is the current county vice chairwoman of Lincolnshire Young Farmers Club (YFC). She has also set up a pedigree Limousin herd on her smallholding in Billinghay, Lincolnshire.
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.
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.
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.
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.