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.
Mark Taylor, Advanced Services operations manager at Water Plus, the UK’s largest water retailer, outlines how farmers can maximise their water efficiency and ensure their system is fighting fit in the critical weeks ahead.
Soil is a farmer’s greatest asset, with a single teaspoon containing more living organisms than there are people living on earth. Yet what actually constitutes healthy soil is still to be fully understood.
“Families can fall apart because you have not taken any steps to sort out the future; and that is disgraceful,” says third generation farmer Abi Reader, who runs a dairy farm in partnership with her father and uncle just outside Cardiff.
With finding and retaining quality staff a major issue on many farms, Hannah Noble spoke to Paul Harris, managing director of Real Success People Consultancy, to find out what farmers can do to improve their appeal.
With the industry now having an outline of what post-Brexit farming could look like, Andrew Connah at Agricultural Mortgage Corporation and Barbers Rural Consultancy’s Louise Taylor discuss how farmers should be preparing for the future.