Researchers at Shropshire's Harper Adams University are attempting a world first – growing and harvesting a hectare of crops without setting foot in the field.
Another flock of sheep has been stolen in Shropshire – taking the number of animals rustled in one area of the county over the past two months past the 100 mark.
A farm worker suffered horrific injuries after a 14ft metal hook and chain weighing five and a half stone shattered his skull in a freak tractor accident.
Job Centre bosses insist that new jobs are still being created across Shropshire, despite a third successive rise in unemployment in the county.
Crisp maker Tyrrells will create hundreds of jobs following an American takeover, it has been revealed.
More than 10 jobs will be created after plans to build a specialist school in Wem were given the go-ahead.