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.
Focusing on the fantastic charitable efforts from the Young Farmers at last weekend’s annual convention, Emma Penny looks to the charitable side of the farming industry - one which is rarely discussed.
Here at Toddington, March came in like a lion and went out like a snarling tiger, rather than a lamb. Strong winds and heavy rain deposited 35mm over the Easter weekend, bringing the total for the month to 70mm.
Michael and Emma of Foxridge Farm are first time farmers with seven Texel cross ewes on a small rented 4 acre plot in Doncaster, with hope of expanding and becoming a bigger and valuable part of the Doncaster community.
Rosie Hetherington is a new entrant to farming and runs a small flock of continental sheep in partnership with a retired farmer in West Yorkshire. She is also a third-year agriculture student at Newcastle University.
James Muir farms with his wife Lucy and three children, Angus, Oliver and Charlie, on a family owned farm in Stafford. They are in a share farming agreement with Lucy’s parents Stephen and Lesley Brandon.