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.
Ben Theaker’s dynamic approach to learning and creating opportunities has secured a promising future in agriculture. Danusia Osiowy finds more about the winner of last year’s Agricultural Student of the Year Award.
Welsh farmer Dan Pritchard has turned what many would consider a liability into an asset and he is taking his product to the end user directly. Farmers Guardian finds out more about farming on salt marshes.
Shorthorn Sires UK Ltd prides itself of having availability to the widest selection of Dairy and Beef Shorthorn Semen, it is selected by the ‘farmers on the ground’ with years of experience of the breed, it goes through a stringent vetting process, ensuring customers can be breed with confidence. Profits from the sales of the semen is ploughed back into the Dairy Shorthorn Society, and therefore helps secure the future of both the society and the breed.
AT Otley’s annual Christmas sale, lamb champions were a pen of heavyweight Texels from Andrew Barrett, Leathley. Weighing 49kgs, they sold for £185/head (378p/kg) to the Millstone Restaurant, Felliscliffe.