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Efficient use of straw necessary this winter

Livestock | Last edited 22/01/21
A shortage of straw across the country has left many livestock farmers wondering how to make the best use of their available stocks this winter.

LEAF Open Farm Sunday announces plans for 2021

Events | Last edited 22/01/21
LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), organisers of the farming industry’s annual open day, LEAF Open Farm Sunday (LOFS), has today announced a year-round programme of public engagement to support this flagship event.

Feed trees to sheep to cut greenhouse gases

News | Last edited 22/01/21
Introducing tree leaves to a sheep’s diet could play an important role in reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions, suggests research presented at this today's Intercropping for Sustainability conference.

Oxfordshire farmer on Amazing Spaces with his renovated circus van

News | Last edited 14/01/21
Paul Tomlin is an extraordinary Oxfordshire farmer who has been featured in an episode of the Channel 4 program, George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, with his renovated c19th circus wagon.

GCA launches annual survey

News | Last edited 11/01/21
Mark White has launched the annual Groceries Code Adjudicator survey.

Spring seed considerations

Arable | Last edited 07/01/21
David Bouch, Hutchinsons National Seeds Manager, provides his thoughts on spring 2021 and recommendations for spring seed varieties.

British Wool launches major cost saving initiative

News | Last edited 07/01/21
The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that the market remains extremely challenging.

Values seem crazy

Writers | Nick Adames Last edited 04/01/21
Laments the fact that a litre of premium bottled natural water sells for as much as two to three times the price of every litre of the milk his herd used to produce.