This year’s Beef Expo 2011, organised by the National Beef Association with Lloyds TSB Agriculture as major sponsors, to be held at Newark Showground on Thursday 26 May, will offer farmers attending the event the chance to forge a route to profit.
With more than 20% market share, John Deere tractors have maintained the leading position in France for the seventh consecutive year.
According to the most recent statistics of the German Kraftfahrtbundesamt (KBA - Federal Vehicle Authority), and for the 11th consecutive year, John Deere continues to lead the German tractor market.
Cogent Breeding Limited, the UK market leader in sexed semen technology and supply, has announced a groundbreaking, long-term agreement with U.S. counterpart World Wide Sires.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 52 prime cattle, 44 over thirty month cattle, 4,353 prime hoggs and 5,138 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 27th January, 2011.
FAO is calling for veterinary and border control authorities in Asia to be on alert for animals showing signs of infection by Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD), following an unprecedented outbreak of the livestock-affecting sickness in South Korea.
There was a buoyant trade for quality black and white heifers at this week’s show and sale, hosted by Holstein NI at the Pedigree Sales Arena, Moira.
Gwern-Cynyddion Rhys 37th, the Welsh Black Cattle Society’s recipient of the 2010 Bull of the Year award, has been sold to Germany.
NFU Scotland’s Milk Committee has today called on all those involved in the delivery of fresh liquid milk to immediately stop driving value out of the chain and instead work to deliver essential increases in farmgate prices.
A new report Crop Wild Relatives: Plant Conservation for Food Security published today by Natural England shows how the scarce wild relatives of modern crops could hold some of the seeds of success in the fight for global food security.
Forage Maize Options from British Seed Houses offer yield, high feed value and ultra earliness.
Rawburn Edge, the No.1 UK Aberdeen Angus bull, now has semen available from Cogent Breeding Ltd.
The most prolific Craven Dairy Auction champions in recent history struck yet again to secure their first success of 2011 and their 15th title win in total at the second January show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart.
Demonstrating that beef and sheep producers are working to tackle environmental emissions and meet tough Government targets is vital if the industry is to stave off additional regulation.
This year has been declared World Veterinary Year, marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of the veterinary profession and of veterinary science.
Recent EU legislation has had the effect of reducing the level of cobalt in mineral supplements, both powder minerals and other dry goods products, including buckets, to a level that must not be 100mg/kg or more.
Kuhn has extended the rotary tedder options for smaller operators with the introduction of three value models at the lower end of its Gyrotedder range.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 43 prime cattle, 2 young bulls, 23 over thirty month cattle, 4,526 prime hoggs and 5,238 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 20th January, 2011.
Simon Foster from Syngenta Bioline has won a top national award recognising his technical ability and professionalism in crop protection.
Top young talent Bringlee Ecstasy, the highest performing British Blue bull of 2010, now has semen available.
John Deere's 2010 model year 8R Series tractors have continued to break fuel efficiency records for large row-crop tractors at the Nebraska Tractor Test Lab in the US.
One of the great drivers of the modern UK sheep industry, George Hughes MBE, has passed away.
Beef sales were up 12.7% over the Christmas period as consumers looked for alternatives to turkey over the festive season, according to new figures from EBLEX.
Beef farmers faced with rapidly diminishing forage stocks and limited access to other feed options are being warned to ensure feed stocks last through the rest of the winter by maximising feed conversion efficiency (FCE).
A U+3 carcass from Shropshire farmer Peter Gore beat off better grading carcasses, including several E graded entries, to scoop the championship in the inaugural ABP/Asda Beeflink carcass competition.
The New Year has been marked by two exciting Provita Eurotech product launches, both featuring special introductory offers.
John Deere has accepted an invitation to become the exclusive machinery sponsor for Open Farm Sunday, which this year takes place on June 12.
Caerynwch Major 6th, a 16 month old, home bred Welsh Black bull was sold for a top price of 11,000gns at the Society’s Winter show and sale on Tuesday 11 January 2011 at Dolgellau market.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 46 prime cattle, 4 young bulls, 46 over thirty month cattle, 5,029 prime hoggs and 5,455 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 13th January, 2011.
Horsch is expanding its UK product range and its latest cultivation models, such as the Tiger and Joker, will be displayed for the first time in the UK alongside its more familiar Terrano FX cultivators and Pronto and Sprinter drilling equipment at the company’s LAMMA show stand.
Two students from Harper Adams University College have been taken on as trainees with Chartered Surveyors H&H Bowe.
Starting work at NFUS this week are Nicola Clayton and Andrew Bauer. They are to join a new cross-commodity group within the policy team to be headed up by NFU Scotland’s Head of Rural Policy, Jonnie Hall.
A new scheme, funded by LandSkills North East, is aiming to improve the prospects of the North East’s pig industry by increasing professional standards and skills at all levels.
NFU Scotland have today insisted that kicking off the New Year with a renewed supermarket price war on milk is sending out all the wrong signals both to Scottish farmers and Scottish consumers.
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward 43 prime cattle, 4 young bulls, 30 over thirty month cattle, 3,645 prime hoggs and 5,297 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 6th January, 2011.
Farmers viewing the McCormick exhibits on the AgriArgo UK stand at LAMMA 2011 will have their first chance to ‘check the spec’ on the latest LiftMaster loaders incorporating additional standard features to make them easier to use, and the latest newcomer to the McCormick tractor range – the 92hp T100-Max.
Husband and wife Andrew and Allison Tyrrell have diversified their 220 acre organic farm business, Lower Hardingsdown near Llangennith on the Gower peninsular, in a number of ways including opening up a tree nursery unit and providing holiday accommodation.
Carol Noble has retired after 37 years loyal service at Darlington Farmers Auction Mart.
John and Judy Garnett, of Lane End Farm, Draughton, notched up a remarkable hat-trick when sending out the prime hogg champions for the third year in succession at the year’s opening show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart.
Many sheep across the UK have been struggling with the most severe December in 100 years, many of them heavily in lamb and some, in the south and west, feeding young lambs born recently.
A new more powerful addition to the Landini four-cylinder tractor line-up will make its UK debut on the AgriArgo UK stand at LAMMA 2011.
North Yorkshire dairy farmers M Baul & Partners began the New Year as they ended the old when lifting championsip honours at Skipton Auction Mart’s opening Craven Dairy Auction.
Asda have yet again strengthened their portfolio of quality beef bulls being marketed to their BeefLink farmers. New to their line up is the Charolais bull Blelack Colonel, owned by Perthshire-based pedigree and commercial producer Adrian Ivory of Strathisla Farms, Meigle.
A robust, near 100-strong entry and a packed ringside were highlights of the opening rearing calf show and sale which signalled a successful and positive start to New Year trading at Skipton Auction Mart.
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