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.
After decades of decline, hop growers in Herefordshire and Worcestershire are planting new yards and one grower has set up his own craft brewery. David Evington explores the resurgence of interest in hops.
In a review, annual machinery and labour costs ranged from £288 to £593 per hectare across the farms, which measured from 97 to 1,278 ha. Machinery accounted for 25 to 30 per cent of the farms’ wheat growing costs.
In the second article of our #ThisIsAgriculture campaign, Danusia Osiowy takes a closer look at one of the most significant cultural changes facing all current employers looking to recruit and retain the best in the business.