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.
The Gator XUV865R is heralded as the manufacturer’s most comfortable UTV ever produced, so to see if it has a place on farm, we put it to work on a range of tasks typical of a mixed farm’s demanding workload.
Farmers thinking of branching out into tourism – or upping their existing game – need to prioritise quality, originality and a connection with their environment. In this special diversification feature, we bring you top tips
Moving to a Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution flat in central Bury St Edmunds was an enormous lifestyle change for 78-year-old retired farmer Graham Meaden and his wife Carol. Clemmie Gleeson finds out about his journey through farming.
Melinda Raker is founder of You Are Not Alone, which has achieved national acclaim for its work in encouraging farmers to talk about mental health issues and offering support to those in need. Clemmie Gleeson reports.
Improving cows’ lying time by an hour a day could boost income by £288 per cow over a winter housing period. Natalie Noble visits a farm in Shropshire where improving cow comfort has really paid dividends.
PROMPTED by a desire to better understand his business overheads and swap knowledge with like-minded farmers, Adrian Bland embarked on a three-year stint as one of AHDB’s strategic dairy farmers. Hannah Noble reports.
With an eye on the long-term business viability, the farming operation at Beckside Farm, near Millom, Cumbria, has invested heavily in a new 350-cow capacity housing facility and 54-point rotary milking parlour.
Enabling farmers to incorporate new technologies into their businesses will be key if the sector is to achieve its climate change goals. Lauren Dean speaks to Luke Halsey, head of Farm491 to find out more.