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.
It was a successful first time at the Royal Cheshire County show for father and son team Paul and Oliver James in the sheep lines with a fistful of red rosettes heading home with them to Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
Any Scottish farmer or crofter who is entitled to direct payments under the Common Agricultural Policy will continue to receive cash until at least 2024, under plans outlined by Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing this week.
Four potato varieties not known to be resistant to white potato cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) have given much better yields than eight others in the first year of a two-season SARIC-funded research project*.
In an environment where extreme weather can be the difference between crop success and crop failure, we ask whether older spring barley varieties some growers achieve more reliable yields. Abby Kellett reports.
A study that aims to help farmers protect their barley against ramularia leaf spot is among four SRUC projects to benefit from a total of almost £100,000 in new grants from the Mains of Loirston Charitable Trust.