4 January, 2002
THIS WEEK IN

COVER STORIES

  • Give light lamb a lift – order here
  • Farm Personality of the YearVote now

  • Accounting for the Euros impact
  • Sand solution to solving mastitis worries
  • High hopes for specialist crops
  • Tebbits cartoon ticklers raise a titter
BUSINESS
  • Euro special: Euros economic case not proven; UK entry rate under the spotlight; Euro bank accounts; Practical tips on coping with the new currency
  • 2002 – the business year ahead
  • Pedigree sales – the scene for the next 12 months
LIVESTOCK
  • Fewer stock movement changes to ease management
  • Combating environmental mastitis
  • BVD risks aplenty in perspective
  • Dairy cross beef calf options
  • Selling the right spec to suit processor and gain financially
  • Listening to customers has led to business change for the better

FOCUS ON LAMMA
  • Your guide to whos who at the LAMMA Show pull-out ARABLE
    • Pharmaceutical crop lift-off
    • Crop monitoring service boosts crop profits
    • Space veg project aims to aid NASA explorations
    • Environment matters for Notts farmer
    MACHINERY
    • Material handlers now exempt from vehicle excise duty
    • Irelands machinery exports on increase
    • Valtras S Series puts company in top-end power zone
    FEATURES
    • Tebbits Ticklers – our cartoonist takes a look at farming events of the past year
    TALKING POINT
    • David Richardson: Accentuate the positive
    • Stephen Carr: The pitfalls of pleading poverty

    FARMLIFE

    • Stalwart blooms to brighten up a gloomy British winter
    • Scots cheese on a tasty roll
    • Mild cheese from croft finds a keen demand
    • Sitting pretty on a rush

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