You may or may not have been aware that June 15 was the first World Meat Free Day, writes Clive Brown, AHDB beef and lamb head of regional development.
Despite depressed markets, those operating in the cereals sector are mostly optimistic about the future, with almost half thinking the public’s perception of farming and changing techniques in crop and soil management present them with their biggest opportunities.
Subsidy payments under the Basic Payment Scheme in relation to common land are changing, writes Louise Roberts.
AHDB Potatoes launched its first ever Next Generation programme at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, in May, writes Jim Davies.
With farmers across the country continuing to suffer heavy losses through oilseed rape crop damage following restrictions to the availability of neonicotinoids, the NFU has asked the Government for an emergency-use derogation to allow farmers to use seed treatments in rapeseed this autumn.
A row has broken out over the way the Staffordshire and Birmingham Agricultural Society runs the English Winter Fair. Almost half the committee has been sacked.
England’s pilot badger cull is working and should be rolled out to other parts of Britain, including Mid Wales, Shropshire’s former environment minster has said.
Shropshire Rural Hub in conjunction with West Mercia Police is holding a series of Crime Prevention Events starting on Tuesday, April 28 at Chilton Farm, Atcham, Shrewsbury SY5 6QN by kind permission of Richard Adney.