Deere & Company’s worldwide Agricultural and Commercial & Consumer Equipment (CCE) Divisions have been combined in a single business unit called the Agriculture & Turf Division, as of May 2009.
The seven finalists for the new Model Young Farmer competition at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show have been announced.
There’s no keeping a good Limousin man down – certainly as far as renowned West Yorkshire breeder Steven Priestley is concerned at the moment.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 59 prime cattle, 4 young bulls, 41 OTM cattle, 3686 prime hoggs, 409 prime lambs and 3057 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 28th May, 2009.
Rural economy experts, the CLA, have been backed-up by a BBC-commissioned survey into rural broadband ‘notspots’.
This year’s Cereals Event sees the unveiling of significant improvements for operators of two of the best-selling McCormick tractor ranges – the CX and MTX.
Cereals 2009 will present a first opportunity for the UK’s arable farmers to see both sprayers and balers in Kuhn UK livery following the company’s respective acquisitions of Blanchard SAS and the Kverneland Group’s baler division late in 2008.
Nearly 100 visitors took part in a computer-based classification challenge launched by EBLEX at Beef Expo to help producers improve their cattle selection skills.
An exciting new partnership between charities LEAF and The Sensory Trust will connect disengaged groups and individuals with nature and the countryside, through food and farming.
It may be curtains for Warwickshire’s Royal Show after this year, but its long running equivalent, the Three Counties Show, is already gearing up for the future.
Thousands of beef farmers from all over the UK and Ireland – as well as from overseas – thronged to the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcester for the UK’s national beef event.
The first of 67 dogs to be put through their paces on the trial field held off all-comers to achieve top price of 2,750 guineas at the well-attended late Spring show and sale of working sheep dogs at Skipton Auction Mart
This year’s line up of livestock judges for the East of England Show is a who’s who of the pedigree world.
Geoff and Jean Boyles of West Worlington, Crediton have been awarded the Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders’ Association’s supreme flock championship after their 40 ewe Millfields flock was judged on breed type and overall conformation.
Following a simple set of milking parlour routines can help to safeguard milk quality and reduced Bactoscan levels by up to 50%.
The innovative Roundhouse livestock building has secured two further award honours – one for construction innovation and one for its environmental credentials.
Meeting an Anglo-Saxon quarrying family; seeing houses made of straw and horse beds made of pine; fly casting, pheasant rearing and dry stone walling.
Trade topped at 7500gns at the Aberdeen-Angus spring show and sale of bulls and females at Borderway Mart, Carlisle last weekend (22 May), with a strong clearance and a healthy demand from commercial beef producers.
Limousin females were again in big demand at the Dispersal Sale from the Parkhouse Herd on behalf of Tom Cheshire, Manor Farm, North Marston, Bucks, held at Carlisle on Wednesday 20th May 2009.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 94 prime cattle, 3 young bulls, 41 OTM cattle, 3031 prime hoggs, 192 prime lambs and 3365 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 21st May, 2009.
John Deere has introduced a new multi-function joystick control for the 700i and 800i Series trailed sprayers fitted with the company’s GreenStar 2600 touch-screen display.
RABDF Princess Royal Award made to livestock nutritionist Prof David Beever has been presented with the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers’ Princess Royal Award.
Nick Cobb and his family, current holders of the RABDF NMR Gold Cup, open their gates at Northground Dairy, West Chaldon Farm, West Chaldon, Dorchester.
Faced with restrictions such as transport width and weight, the challenge for any designer and engineer is how greater output and capacity can be achieved from the same sized ‘box’.
A sheep 'cool wall' vividly illustrating the intricacies of carcase classification will get its first public showing at North Sheep next month.
Despite a downpour the previous day, organisers Wharfedale Agricultural Society reported a record attendance and record takings in recent years for the bicentenary show, attended by the Duke of Gloucester.
A 14-month-old pedigree Limousin heifer from Millington Grange Estate, east of York, was top of a quality crop of youngsters at the 2009 Northern Limousin Extravaganza staged at Skipton Auction Mart.
At this year’s Cereals Event, CLAAS UK will be launching a new portable multifunctional machinery control terminal – CEBIS Mobile.
John Deere dealer Farol Ltd is now open for business at its new branch on the Holmbush Industrial Estate at Midhurst in West Sussex.
Malcolm Oliver, Farm Manager at Matfen Home Farm is to receive recognition for his 30 year’s service at next week’s Northumberland County Show.
UK Mule is an exciting development from the Blue Faced Leicester Sheep Breeders Association, in bringing together all the different Mules societies under one umbrella to help the promotion and development of the sector and highlighting the full benefits of the Mule sheep.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 52 prime cattle, 4 young bulls, 18 OTM cattle, 4529 prime hoggs, 147 prime lambs and 3215 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 14th May, 2009.
Specialist multi-national dairy equipment manufacturer Mueller is re-organising its UK distributorship to give enhanced support to milk producers.
The Northumberland County Show and Natural England have teamed up to highlight the important role that Environmental Stewardship schemes play in England’s dairy sector.
The Welsh Sheep Event will provide a platform for producers to get their views on EID across to the Welsh Assembly Government.
John Deere demonstrated an exclusive new front transport wheel on a Kemper 375 maize header, fitted to a 7750i ProDrive self-propelled forage harvester, at this week’s Bath & West Grassland UK event.
Following the success of last year’s event, Harrison and Hetherington have announced this year’s Borderway Agri Expo will take place on October 30th at Borderway Mart, Carlisle.
New breed centre 28,000gns top; record average £4,798.88 for 140 lots; 82% clearance.
Over 3,000 entries have been received for this year’s milestone 200th Otley Show, on Saturday, May 16.
Majestic-Manor Beacon, at £200 PLI, is the highest of six newly released Holstein sires from Bullsemen.com now featuring in the Holstein UK bull proof listings.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 85 prime cattle, 26 OTM cattle, 4587 prime hoggs, 112 prime lambs and 2693 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 7th May, 2009.
Many of the region’s backward wheat crops could be susceptible to increased levels of Septoria tritici infection unless appropriate T2 treatments are applied at exactly the right time.
A growing demand for Ayrshire genetics amongst UK dairy farmers has prompted two companies to come together with a double sexed semen launch.
Calling all cheese connoisseurs, milk enthusiasts and ice cream fiends – now is your chance to put your love of all dairy products to the test at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show.
Last minute entries caused something of a flurry at the Northumberland County Show offices within Hexham Mart yesterday.
A trio of pure-bred Suffolks secured the prime lamb championship for the first time for F Reeday and Son, of Manor Farm, Hetton, at Skipton Auction Mart’s May show.
Finishers should weigh all their cattle immediately before sale, and also calculate income per head against the banked cheque, if they want to discover which of the outlets within their selling range is offering the best return.
Charolais led the bidding at 6,500gns and achieved the day’s highest average of £4,022 at the multi beef breed show and sale staged in Perth on Monday 4 May.
After the detection of the A/H1N1 virus in pigs in Canada transmitted by a human, FAO has again urged national authorities and farmers to carefully monitor pigs and investigate any possible occurrences of influenza-like symptoms in domestic animals.
The Dairy Shorthorn is proving its superior characteristics of fertility and low somatic cell counts on both sides of the Atlantic.
International visitors will provide the British sheep sector with business boosting export opportunities at NSA North Sheep 2009.
NFU Scotland and National Sheep Association (Scotland) have met with Hilary Benn to seek reassurances on his continued opposition to Europe’s plans for electronic identification (EID) of sheep.
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