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.
In order to limit the occurrence of secondary poisoning with stewardship-label rodenticides, farmers, gamekeepers and pest-control professionals are being encouraged to keep up to date with competency training.
While not changing spring cropping plans in response to poor weather and ground conditions yet, this is a real possibility if the situation fails to improve in the coming week, says John Hall, director of Sentry, Cambridge.
Entries in livestock classes across Wales’ local agricultural shows could be down this season, after less than 100 applications for an alternative livestock movement system have been received by Welsh Government.
Anthea McIntyre, Conservative agriculture spokesman in the European Parliament, has been appointed to a special committee on pesticides and will lead as coordinator for the European Conservatives and Reformists group.
Rural house building could be boosted by proposed changes to national planning rules, including a new exception which could help farmers looking to retire and allow the next generation to take over the farm.