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.
An ELISA blood test, developed by Moredun Research Institute, provides farmers with an accurate means of identifying sheep scab, helping to tackle the emerging problem of resistance to the injectable sheep scab treatments.
Early intervention and lameness prevention were among topics discussed at the National Association of Cattle Foot Trimmers Association’s conference held at the University of Nottingham. Angela Calvert reports.
There is encouraging news for farmers looking to diversify operations after planning permission was gained to convert and develop a Dutch Barn into an aparthotel using recently introduced Permitted Development Rights.
The combination of low spring temperatures and high rainfall is expected to delay the drilling of maize across the country this season. Wendy Short picks up some tips for making sure the crop eventually gets off to a good sta
With weather and soil conditions far from ideal in the first weeks of British springtime, a change of mindset is facing many farmers as they try to minimise the long-term effects. Hannah Noble and Hannah Park report.
In precision farming high resolution imagery collected using advanced cameras on unmanned aerial vehicles increases precision further and offers greater flexibility, helping farmers to manage their crops more effectively.
Well managed grassland has the potential to help beef producers achieve better returns, but it is an often overlooked resource. In the second part of this series, we look at ways to maximise grassland utilisation.
Getting the fundamentals correct in the crucial first 14 weeks of a calf’s life was discussed by speakers at an open day organised by Livestock Supplies and held at the company’s rearing unit in Beeston, Cheshire.