I’m sure I’ve written about mega dairies before, but it must be a long time ago, writes Rosemary Allen.
More than 140 protesters blockaded both entrances to Shropshire's huge Muller Factory, braving rain and cold winds as part of their ongoing battle to reverse falling milk prices which they say is pushing them out of business.
“That stuff on the ground is just dirt that needs to be covered up with something, right?” Well, yes and no, writes Abigail Graceson.
Rents are a thorny subject at the best of times, especially when prices are under downward pressure, writes Matthew Anwyl.
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.