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.
Family owned businesses have obvious benefits, but they can also lead to difficult, emotional situations. In part one of Farmers Guardian’s conflict resolution feature, we look at how family farms can solve issues as well as prevent them occurring.
Pneumonia in growing beef calves remains a complex and financially damaging disease, but an understanding of the various causative factors can help improve control and reduce reliance on antibiotic treatment.
Continuing our exploration of Volac’s new Cut to Clamp initiative, which is aimed at helping producers insulate businesses against milk and feed price volatility by making consistently better silage, we examine the last three steps.
It takes an open-minded farmer to admit they could run their business better. In the relentless drive to improve efficiency, comparing how one farm business is performing against others can be a powerful tool in highlighting where costs can be cut.
Introducing concentrate feed at an early age has transformed performance at Milston Farm, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, where progeny from the mixed-breed suckler herd now leaves the farm around four months earlier than in