In 2013 the Government’s Department of Culture, Media and Sport announced an investment of up to £150 million to improve mobile coverage in areas where there is currently no coverage from any of the mobile network operators.
Protected by the Caucasus Mountains, Georgia has great potential to grow good quality agricultural products – and the consumer market prospects are most encouraging as trade picks up between the country and its neighbours such as Armenia, writes Heather Briggs.
The big challenges that farmers face still require a more hands-on approach from Government, writes NFU regional director Rob Newbery.
Vaccination was on the agenda of the recent annual British Mastitis Conference, writes John Sumner is secretary of Shropshire Chamber of Agriculture, writes John Sumner, secretary of Shropshire Chamber of Agriculture.
A Shropshire sheep farming business has increased success in getting lambs ready for the premium early market by supplementing ewes in late pregnancy and early lactation.
Further details on the new Basic Payment Scheme which comes into force next month have emerged, which could have a significant effect on farming businesses in the area.
A full range of tractors and agricultural equipment will be on show at Severn Farm Machinery and Wynnstay Stores' joint open day at Pontesbury near Shrewsbury on December 10 and there will be a 10 per cent discount on items in the farm machinery store (excluding spare parts).
Shropshire based milking equipment manufacturer, Fullwood Limited, has launched an all-new version of its class-leading Merlin automated milking system. Featuring integrated segregation gates and a completely redesigned teat cup attachment arm, the robot sets a new standard in efficient, ergonomic and environmentally friendly milk production.