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While 85% of the grass seed sown this autumn will be ryegrass, more farmers are drilling mixtures with traditional species in them, such as timothy, cocksfoot and fescues, to counter the effects of challenging weather or to extend the growing season.
Farmers and landowners in Shropshire are being urged to get their applications in to obtain Government funding for countryside schemes.
Rochdale based Lancashire Farm Dairies has won 11 awards for a range of its yogurt and dairy products.
A group striving to set up an educational farm in Oxford has announced that work could start as soon as next month.
Councillors have pulled the plug on a farmer’s plan to install a wind turbine to power his farm.
Despite the wettest July for over three decades, cereal farmers are hoping for bumper yields with Mother Nature allowing fine, dry weather as the harvest approaches its critical phase.