More than 130 dairy farmers attended the DairyCo Research Day at Cheshire dairy farmer Alistair Cliff’s farm near Chester, writes Ray Keatinge.
This year, 2014, has been an interesting breeding sheep season here on the Welsh border where we traditionally start our sales in mid-July to accommodate anyone wishing to buy early lambing ewes, writes Nick Hyne.
Lords of the manor are warned to be aware of a planned Parliamentary probe into manorial rights, writes Kate Smith.
If we had been in Devon a little while back, we’d be building up to Tavistock’s Goose Fair, writes Rosemary Allen.
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.
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.
Land remains in demand as investors and lifestyle buyers jostle for best plots and shortages of agricultural land continue to stoke 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.