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.
How do you negotiate the best deals for your business? Ged Futter, director and founder at Groceries Supply Code of Practice, is a former Asda buying manager and now trains suppliers on negotiation – he explains the art.
Award-winning sheep and beef producer Dafydd Parry Jones has been benchmarking for more than a decade. He says it has taught him how to cut costs, be more efficient and still have time left over for his family.
Whether you want to sell direct to the public, add value by creating a product, or produce for a commodity market, it is helpful to understand where the main areas of growth are and how people eat and shop.
The benefits of benchmarking are often talked about, but how many farmers are actually doing it and has it helped them? Our exclusive Farmers Guardian survey, commissioned by HSBC, asked you to share your experiences.