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.
The package has added to earlier measures to increase the availability of fodder resources for livestock, including an extension of the previously adopted derogation to cut and graze fallow land to France.
The NFU has hit out at Defra Secretary Michael Gove for failing to offer any support to farmers still suffering from the effects of the summer drought, warning ‘a bit of rain does not wash the problems away’.
The National Trust has issued a plea for the public to follow the Countryside Code after a fire started by a barbeque tore through Marsden Moor, destroying blanket bog and vital habitats for ground nesting birds.