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FW Awards 2022: Poultry Farmer of the Year finalists

Strong marketing, tight business control and high-quality production characterise all three finalists in this year’s poultry category, which covered both the egg laying and broiler growing sides of the industry.…

LAND MARKETS

Land prices in England up one-third on average in past decade

Land values across England increased by an average of 36% between 2011 and 2021, according to Strutt & Parker. Agents say they are experiencing the strongest farmland market since prices…

CAREERS AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Two Nuffield scholars on how the scheme changed their lives

A Nuffield farming scholarship is a unique opportunity to leave your comfort zone and help support UK agriculture with innovative ideas and research, while creating an invaluable network of global…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Pointers on filling pointless farm forms

“Have you filled in that pointless form yet?” asked Hazel, as I got up from the kitchen table and headed for the office. I thanked her for the reminder (thank…

AGRICULTURAL TRANSITION

Sustainable Farming Incentive applications open in England

Farmers and landowners in England are being urged to take part in the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI), the first element of the government’s new Environmental Land Management (ELM) programme. The…

ARABLE

Harvest 2022: Earliest harvest ever for UK farmers

Suffolk farmers Peter and Richard Maddever started their earliest ever barley harvest on 29 June at Scott's Farm, Cavendish. The crop of Electrum winter malting barley came off the field…

ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW

Video: Inside the trophy room at the Highland Show

It is one of the largest silver collections in Britain and it houses more trophies than Celtic and Rangers have won put together. In total, a staggering 345 trophies are…

FARMLIFE

FW Harvest Photo Comp 2022 opens for entries

Farmers Weekly is launching its Harvest Photography Competition, with the countdown now on to combines rolling. The contest is offering a prize money can’t buy – the chance to see…

AGRICULTURAL TRANSITION

Defra earmarks £12.5m to develop home-grown protein

Defra has allocated a £12.5m funding pot to improve the efficiency of farm-based protein production in the UK, and so reduce dependence on imports. Funding will be drawn from the…

ENVIRONMENT

Environment Agency accused of neglecting River Lugg for years

The Environment Agency (EA) has been accused of “years of neglect and mismanagement” along a protected river at the centre of a maintenance dispute. A frustrated farmer, who did not…

ENVIRONMENT

Farming’s net-zero progress is ‘glacial’ - damning report

Agriculture’s progress to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been described as “glacial” in a damning independent report that says the government is not on track to meet its net-zero target…

TAKING STOCK

No price lift certainty with 100,000 pig drop

The return of Covid-related staff shortages in processing plants could contain pig prices later this summer, despite a predicted monthly shortfall of 100,000 pigs by September. The fact that short…

PIGS

Pig industry aghast at government delays on border controls

The pig farming industry has been left “aghast” over the UK government’s decision to further delay the introduction of full border checks on EU imports. National Pig Association (NPA) chairman…

 
 
 

TRANSITION

Securing a sustainable future for your farm business

AGRICULTURAL TRANSITION

Making effective use of co-products from the food and drink industry Soaring production and input costs have put more pressure than ever before on dairy and beef producers to control…

 

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