LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
Buying the right store animal at the right price, keeping a tight control on costs and sharing a portion of the profits with two local breeders are all factors helping Guy Lee prepare Sandystones Farm for the future.
Last year’s Royal Welsh Show was a career peak for Iwan Morgan and his family’s Erie herd, taking both the inter-breed champion and reserve in the dairy ring. Laura Bowyer catches up with him at home in Carmarthenshire.
The pride of showing any animal is a feeling that resonates with many farmers and for equestrian couple, Jonathan Batt and Claire Parsons, it is what fuels their ambition to produce the best possible horses.
On or off screen, Meinir Howells is regularly spotted in sheep rings across Wales. Presenting the S4C coverage of the show, she brings all the excitement to living rooms across Wales and beyond. Laura Bowyer reports.
History was made by the Wood family and their Simmental herd last year, as they took inter-breed pair championships at both the Royal Welsh and Great Yorkshire with homebred stock. Alex Robinson went to meet the breeders
North Yorkshire dairy farmer Andrew Ayrton has wiped £11,750 off his annual feed bill and now has one of the highest margins over purchased feeds in the county – despite his marginal location. Ann Hardy reports.
Industry stalwart and noted cattle breeder Gerald Turton is hoping his team of Beef Shorthorns will be in the ribbons at this year’s breed society national show, which is being held at the Great Yorkshire Show. Wendy S