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WORKSHOP SKILLS

Farm Inventions Competition extended until 7 February

We've decided to extend the Farm Inventions Competition deadline by a week, which means you have until 7 February 2020 to get your entries in. To inspire you, we have…

DAIRY

Dairy-Tech 2020: Latest gadgets and tech for your herd

The Dairy-Tech event returns to Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on Wednesday 5 February, which showcases the very latest gadgets and innovations. Organiser, the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF), has…

NEWS

Opinion: Keep the pressure on Boris Johnson's government

Here’s a Robert Burns quote for Burns Night: “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” I thought of this recently when Jake had to cancel all…

HEALTH AND WELFARE

UK-wide livestock disease group gets green light

A UK-wide cattle and sheep industry group has been created to step up the fight against endemic diseases which cost the two sectors £500m a year. From 1 April, the…

HEALTH AND WELFARE

Tips to minimise avian influenza risk on your farm

After two years of relatively low levels of avian influenza in Europe, it is back. The end of December marked the first outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 strain on…

FARMER FOCUS

Farmer Focus: It was a different farming world in 1968

At the beginning of 2019 I hoped for a drier, warmer spring, more rain in early summer and a dry harvest. The first six months actually were almost ideal, but…

ENVIRONMENT

Farmers part of the climate solution, conference hears

Farmers and landowners are part of the solution to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss in the UK, a conference was told. More than 300 people gathered at the University…

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