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Cruckton Ploughing Society prepares for bumper match

Cruckton Ploughing Match celebrates its 82nd event this year and will be held on Saturday, September 20, at Wood Hall Farm, Hanwood, near Shrewsbury, home of Cruckton and District Ploughing Society chairman Richard Savage and family.

Yields help counter poor grain prices

After a flying start to harvest, the catchy weather in the latter half of August frustrated grain growers as later crops stubbornly remain in the field.

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Spreading message on potatoes with One Voice

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Fajitas, burritos, chimichangas, noodles, scallion pancakes, pitta breads, ciabatta wraps and paninis –  the food retail sector is an exciting and crowded place, and potatoes compete for retail space and sales with a whole raft of other ingredients, writes Sophie Lock.  

Take Churchill’s advice and keep battling on

The autumn sheep sales are under way

Those famous words much used by a grumpy old man (no not me) in the programme “One Foot in the Grave” (definitely hope it’s not me) struck a chord even at the beginning of July, writes Clive Roads.

Early harvest a boost for seed producers

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The early start to harvest this year has proved to be a real bonus for seed production businesses offering an extension to the usual very condensed processing window for autumn seed crops, writes Richard Torr.

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Cruckton Ploughing Society prepares for bumper match

Cruckton Ploughing Match celebrates its 82nd event this year and will be held on Saturday, September 20, at Wood Hall Farm, Hanwood, near Shrewsbury, home of Cruckton and District Ploughing Society chairman Richard Savage and family.

New dairy show set to open at Telford

A brand new national dairy show will be opening its doors on Wednesday, September 17 .  Following two years without a national specialist dairy show, this brand new event has generated unprecedented interest.

Trend continues on land price

Land remains in demand as investors and lifestyle buyers jostle for best plots and shortages of agricultural land continue to stoke prices.

Yields help counter poor grain prices

After a flying start to harvest, the catchy weather in the latter half of August frustrated grain growers as later crops stubbornly remain in the field.