The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 52 prime cattle, 3 over thirty month cattle, 4,244 prime lambs and 6,091 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 29th December, 2009.
A leading manufacturer and supplier of products to the agricultural, equine and pet market has produced a free guide, designed to simplify the new rules surrounding electronic identification (EID) for sheep keepers.
A combination of global challenges and domestic politics will set the agenda for Scotland’s agriculture industry in 2010, according to NFU Scotland.
Farmers wanting to track down new or used equipment have a new resource available to them in the shape of an all-new McCormick Trader website.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 32 prime cattle, 2 over thirty month cattle, 4,504 prime lambs and 3,640 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Tuesday 22nd December, 2009.
Newly available Jocko Besne son Janosch sets a remarkable new standard for GB dairy farmers as the only Holstein bull with ratings of ‘Excellent’ for the in-demand characteristics of milk production, UK Type Merit, udders and legs & feet.
Barnard Castle-based S&A Fabrications has had one of its most successful years to date – despite the recession that has crippled many construction companies.
The ProClean nozzle produced by Hypro EU at its Longstanton factory near Cambridge has already won praise from sprayer operators given early production models to try for its speed, thoroughness and water economy.
Records were broken all round at the third annual charity show and sale of Mule wether lambs organised by Addingham & District Sheep Breeders’ Association in aid of Sue Ryder Care – Manorlands Hospice at Oxenhope.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 70 prime cattle, 20 over thirty month cattle, 5,449 prime lambs and 4,904 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 17th December, 2009.
The Claas Group has announced that Harper Adams student Jonathan Bradbeer is the winner of its fourth Scholarship for Agricultural Engineering.
Intershape Trading Ltd has added solar panels to its range of wireless lambing cameras. Farmers can now monitor ewes, even in lambing sheds which do not have mains electricity, from the comfort of home.
North Yorkshire father-and-son dairy farmers Malcolm and Robert Swires bagged yet another championship coup at the December Craven Dairy Auction at Skipton Auction Mart.
Anyone with an interest in dairy and beef cattle genetics is urged to take a look at the next British Cattle Conference, which will take place on 26 and 27 January 2010 in Telford.
The manufacturer of agricultural machinery presents respectable results for 2009 despite major negative trends in some markets, especially Eastern Europe.
Fisher German LLP, chartered surveyors and specialist property consultants held another successful collective property auction on the 9 December 2009.
The humble pork pie has netted a £913 windfall for Manorlands, the Sue Ryder Care hospice at Oxenhope, thanks to the generosity of the region’s meat men – both butchers and farmers.
South Yorkshire will host a brand new vintage ploughing event on land at Lindholme, near Doncaster on Sunday 28th March 2010.
A veterinary pharmacy based in Hay on Wye recently had a clean sweep at the 30th Birthday Celebration Conference held in Edinburgh by Downland Marketing.
Rumenco has launched a 22.5kg version of its popular pre-lambing supplement Lifeline Lamb and Ewe. A new 100kg mechanical handling-only version is also available.
A son of one of the world’s leading show cows has made it to the UK and is expected to prove an irresistible attraction to dairy farmers with a desire to breed a top show cow.
With the economy in recession and unemployment reaching nearly three million, it is surprising to find one North East company with plans to expand is struggling to fill key vacancies it is creating.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 68 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 34 over thirty month cattle, 6,707 prime lambs and 5,016 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 10th December, 2009.
Deere & Company announced today that its board of directors has elected Samuel R Allen as chairman of the board, effective at the conclusion of the February 24, 2010 annual meeting of stockholders.
Breeding company Cogent has appointed a new member to its sales and marketing team who will be closely involved in the company’s public presence at shows, workshops and other agricultural events.
Results of the first ever Fantasy Farming Beef League run by Askham Bryan College near York have been announced, and the competition has been so successful that plans are underway to organise a similar project next year looking at fattening different dairy breed crosses.
Global food prices are on the ascent again with the FAO Food Price Index – a food basket composed of cereals, oilseeds, dairy, meat and sugar – registering four straight monthly rises.
Northern Area Texel Sheep Breeders' chairman Mark Keighley and his wife Helen maintained their dominance of the society's winter pedigree event, the 17th annual show and sale of in-lamb females at Skipton Auction Mart.
John Deere’s new 8R Series tractors and top-of-the-range 7950 self-propelled forage harvester will be featured at LAMMA 2010 for the first time at a UK show, alongside the new 5080M and 5090M tractors.
An all-time mart record price of £300 for a pen of hens was recorded at the annual Craven Feather Auctions Christmas show and sale of poultry and waterfowl at Skipton Auction Mart.
Who better understands the maintenance, repairs and parts service needs of farmers and other tractor owners than someone who operates a fleet of these machines across the country?
Red Rose beef and sheep farmer Jimmy Baines has retained his Craven Cattle Marts’ Stock Person of the Year title for 2009.
World renowned Chef and Restaurateur Raymond Blanc joined LEAF for its 18th Birthday Gala Dinner and Charity Auction.
Be aware of early rust infections now appearing in winter wheat crops, growers are being warned.
Sexed beef semen which has a 90 percent chance of producing a male calf is now being marketed in the UK for the very first time.
Once-bred heifers could be an excellent way for suckler herds to boost output without increasing cow numbers in response to the continuing imbalance between quality beef calf demand and domestic supply.
Members of Addingham and District Sheep Breeders Association are holding their third annual charity sheep sale in aid of Sue Ryder Care Manorlands Hospice at Skipton Auction Mart, on Wednesday, December 16.
Trimble introduced today yield monitoring and mapping capabilities, allowing combines equipped with an integrated display to accurately monitor and map harvested crop yield and moisture.
Festive celebrations started early for Cononley farmer James Gooch, of Tow Top Farm, after he netted his first–ever championship success in over 30 years of farming.
Removing agricultural occupancy conditions gives greater flexibility to the occupancy, management and disposal of a property, says Stephen Rutledge of Fisher German LLP.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 67 prime cattle, 3 young bulls, 35 over thirty month cattle, 6,255 prime lambs and 3,755 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 3rd December, 2009 which included the Christmas show and sale for prime cattle & lambs.
Farm shops run by Kirklees butchers Hinchliffe’s clinched top honours in the inaugural Great Northern Pork Pie Fest, a brand-new pie-making competition run by Craven Cattle Marts.
A year of solid and uninterrupted trade reached its climax at Skipton Auction Mart when the annual Christmas prime livestock shows and sales were voted a resounding triumph by all involved.
Rural specialists, George F. White have praised the efforts of all parties concerned in a move to develop the Wemmergill Moor in Upper Teesdale, part of the North Pennines AONB.
Official calving ease indexes for Holstein and Friesian sires will be published with the DairyCo breeding+ proof run next month alongside several changes which have been designed to help dairy farmers make more informed breeding choices.
CNH Global NV announces that Andreas Klauser has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for CASE IH Agriculture Equipment.
Farming practices that capture carbon and store it in agricultural soils offer some of the most promising options for early and cost-effective action on climate change in developing countries.
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