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PARTNERSHIPS

Video: Share farming partnership gives young farmer a break

Young farmer Aled Morgan faced a tough future in farming - with a family farm not big enough for both him and his brother to work on, there were few…

TECHNOLOGY

Video: Hands Free Hectare safely avoids pedestrians

The Hands Free Hectare project has demonstrated a range of new safety features at the Cereals event in Lincolnshire this week. The next stage of the project will see the…

DIVERSIFICATION

Video: So you want to… set up a livery yard?

Adding horses to a working farm could be a good fit, especially if someone in the business or family already has an equine interest. There is a lively market for…

ENVIRONMENT

Video: Why farmers are facing recycling headaches

Plastic and tyre waste disposal is a growing problem for agriculture. Environmental regulations require farmers to dispose of waste through reputable waste management services and they need to show proof…

FARMLIFE

Video: Farmer bashing in the media - the environment battle

Criticism of farming practices has been prominent in the mainstream media and social platforms over the last few months, from anti-red meat eating, to water use and insect decline. In…

SOILS

Drainage contractor splashes £400k on state-of-the-art plough

Mastenbroek has built its first UK-bound trenchless drainage plough in more than thirty years for Warwickshire-based Farm Services, which is keen to satisfy a resurgent number of farmers requesting field-scale…

CRIME

Video: Farm bunds fend off rural criminals

It’s a simple but effective crime prevention measure that doesn’t cost farmers the earth. For centuries, earth bunds were used to protect areas and keep unwanted visitors off land near…

BEEF

Video: Return of native beef breed benefits Welsh farm

Livestock farmer Richard Lewis swapped his Limousin cattle for native Welsh Blacks and has seen the farm flourish. He invested in 45 head of the cattle, which was quite an…

401+HP

Video: Fendt's 943 MT twin-track crawler on test

Agco has breathed new life into its flailing twin-track fleet with a major rebranding and upgrading exercise for the long-in-the-tooth Challenger tractors. And the firm’s prairie monster range needed some…

LIVESTOCK

Video: Tough times for sheep farmers at Welshpool market

Last year was tough for sheep farmers and with the potential loss of EU markets and pressure from climate change lobbyists, this year looks set to be no easier. We…

DIVERSIFICATION

Video: So you want to… sell milk direct from farm?

Liquid milk is going through an identity crisis. Unchanged branding in supermarkets and limited marketing means dairy alternatives have stolen a march on the white stuff. AHDB Dairy research agrees,…

WEED MANAGEMENT

Video: Garford weeder ends crop failures at organic farm

Since starting to weed his cereal crops five years ago with a Garford mechanical hoe, organic grower Robert Hyde hasn’t lost any of his crops to weeds. In the past…

ENVIRONMENT

Video: Why cattle and a combine are environmental champions

Farming is often painted by environmental groups as the bad guy but a project to improve water quality and carbon storing are proving that farming holds some of the answers…

FARMLIFE

Video: Why livestock auction markets are vital to rural life

A recent report by the Livestock Auctioneers Association put the value of livestock marts to the economy of England and Wales at £3.5bn annually. Over 100 livestock markets still remain…

YOUNG FARMERS

Video: A day's lambing with FW's Young Farmer of the Year

Lambing 2019 has been a relatively straightforward affair for Farmers Weekly's reigning Young Farmer of the Year, Jacob Anthony – a welcome relief after tough and bitterly cold season last year. The…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Video: 5 years late and broken promises - broadband stories

With more and more "paperwork" now going online for farmers, broadband speeds – and the lack of it altogether – is becoming an increasing frustration and a barrier to business…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: Day in the life of a farmer training for triathlons

Most farmers would barely have time to catch their breath during lambing season, but one Lincolnshire farmer is managing to train for a triathlon as well. Watch the video diary…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

5 strong entries to Britain's Fittest Farmer 2019

The final countdown has begun for farmers to enter Britain's Fittest Farmer 2019, with about two weeks left until the shortlisted applicants are announced. So far almost 180 photo and…

YOUNG FARMERS

Video: Is this farming's most unusual new entrant?

Philosophy graduate Sam Robinson, who was raised in Oxford, would seem a pretty unlikely new entrant to farming.  But with no industry knowledge or background, the 27-year-old moved to the…

CRIME

Video: CCTV footage shows gang snatch in-lamb ewe

A sheep farmer disturbed a gang of rustlers making off with one of his in-lamb ewes in the middle of the night. Oliver Johnson was woken from his sleep to…

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