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FARMLIFE

Video: Farmers Apprentice 2020 begins

Hundreds of young people applied for this year's Farmers Weekly's Farmers Apprentice Bootcamp. The final 10 contestants will be put through a series of farm challenges and one winner will…

HOUSING AND HANDLING

Video: Inside a state-of-the-art transition cow shed

One USA dairy has converted a shed, originally built for calves, into a state-of-the-art facility for transition cows. The shed at George DeRuyter & Sons dairy in Sunnyside, Washington State,…

TRACTORS

Video: Kubota's 170hp four-cylinder M7173 on test

Kubota’s battle to become part of the 150hp-plus conversation took a new twist last month after HRN, one of Scotland’s biggest machinery dealers, penned a deal to sell and service…

NEWS

Video: Farmer enlists geese to sound alarm over trespassers

A north Hampshire farmer is using geese to raise the alarm when unwanted visitors enter his farmyard. Tom Janaway said the birds’ piercing honks are an excellent way to alert…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: BFF 2020 champions crowned at grand final

A young farmer from Somerset and a Hertfordshire woman have been named Britain's Fittest Farmers (BFF) 2020, at the thrilling climax of the competition's grand finale. James Arney, 25, from…

HARVEST

Video: Early sugar beet yields good despite drought and virus

Early yields from the sugar beet harvest are higher than expected after a tricky growing season hit by a spring drought and aphid-spread virus yellows disease. One Suffolk farm was…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Meet the 2020 Britain's Fittest Farmer finalists

A select group of farmers, agricultural workers and students from all corners of the UK are now one step closer to being crowned Britain's Fittest Farmer 2020. This year's finalists…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: Britain's Fittest Farmer contestants on wellbeing

Farmers and agricultural workers have come together to share their experiences of how regular exercise has promoted a more positive outlook on life on and off the farm. They were…

CRIME

Video: Terrifying moment hare coursers tear across farm

A Suffolk young farmer has captured the terrifying moment hare coursers in two cars ripped through a field before speeding off down a country lane – narrowly missing onlookers. Katherine…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Britain's Fittest Farmer 2020 qualifiers: Photos and video

The farming community rallied together at the end of a difficult summer to compete in Farmers Weekly's 2020 Britain's Fittest Farmer competition last weekend (26-27 September). About 80 farmers, farm…

CRIME

Video: Farm sprayer GPS theft caught on camera

Two men have been caught on camera stealing tractor GPS equipment from sprayers on a farm in Lincolnshire. The thieves, both dressed in dark clothes, masks and gloves, can be…

ROOT CROP EQUIPMENT

Two mechanical weed pullers to save on hand rogueing

Hand rogueing is the established but tedious means of cleaning sugar beet crops of tall weeds that have survived inter-row cultivation or a herbicide programme. So it will come as…

FARMLIFE

Video: Somerset farm milks horses in quirky diversification

Cows, sheep, goats, and even buffalo – all commonly bred to produce milk for human consumption in the UK. Now one Somerset farmer says we may soon be adding horses…

TELEHANDLERS

Video: Fendt's debut Cargo T955 telehandler on test

Not since the launch of JCB’s mid-engined, four-wheel steering Loadalls over 30 years ago has a telehandler defied convention quite like Fendt’s debut Cargo T955. Its hulking frame, high boom…

HUSBANDRY

Video: 5 cattle clippers on test - which performed best?

Clipping dirty tails and coats should be a regular job on a dairy farm to protect milk quality, as dirty cows are more likely to get mastitis. Brand identification beneath…

COMBINES

Video: John Deere's monster £850,000 X9 combine

US firm John Deere has given its new X9 1100 combine and 12.1m HDX header a whopping £850,328 list price. The combine alone is listed at £725,908 and the HDX…

GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT

Video: Silage gas escape sparks health and safety alert

A video on Twitter showing a deadly brown gas escaping from a freshly clamped silage pit has sparked a health and safety warning, after the gas was identified as the…

WHEAT

Video: Wolverine wheat looks good in BYDV battle

The first wheat variety with resistance to an important aphid-spread disease is showing a yield of more than 10t/ha in Kent, with some seed available for growers this autumn. The…

HARVEST

Video: Another wheat harvest falls victim to poor season

Essex grower Tom Bradshaw is seeing his winter wheat yields 2t/ha lower than he normally expects as the wet winter and spring drought have cut grain output. As his two…

OILSEED RAPE

Video: Harvest on carbon-neutral OSR grower's farm

Duncan Farrington, an arable farmer in Northamptonshire, who produced the world’s first carbon- and plastic-neutral food product, has now completed harvest of his 36ha of rapeseed where the hybrid variety…

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