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Machinery dealer makes £3m investment to expand 40-year-old business

Machinery dealer makes £3m investment to expand 40-year-old business

Well-known English dealer RW Crawford has relocated to a £3 million purpose-built depot at Writtle, on the outskirts of Chelmsford,...

‘Curious’ meat eaters boosting plant-based produce sales

‘Curious’ meat eaters boosting plant-based produce sales

Increases in meat and dairy alternatives are being driven by curious consumers keen to try something new, as opposed to...

RAU invests £4.2m in regional businesses and agri-tech entrepreneurs

RAU invests £4.2m in regional businesses and agri-tech entrepreneurs

National Farmers Union (NFU), president Minette Batters, has formally opened the Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) new home for regional business...

New ‘real-time’ Foot and Mouth strategy our best chance against outbreak

New ‘real-time’ Foot and Mouth strategy our best chance against outbreak

A new ‘real-time’ strategy for future Foot and Mouth outbreaks states that focusing on surveillance and vaccination is the most...

Natural England appoints life peer as new deputy chairman

Natural England appoints life peer as new deputy chairman

A senior politician has been appointed as the new Natural England (NE) deputy chairman. Secretary of State for the Environment,...

First robotic milking dairy farm to join Farm Excellence Programme

First robotic milking dairy farm to join Farm Excellence Programme

Two dairy units with very different approaches to milking have been added to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)...

Fane Valley Group appoint latest recruit

Fane Valley Group appoint latest recruit

Major farmer-owned co-operative Fane Valley Group has appointed a new health and safety manager. Hannah Chapman will join the major food producer...

Dale farm proves to be ‘cream of the crop’ at international cheese awards

Dale farm proves to be ‘cream of the crop’ at international cheese awards

The UK’s largest farmer-owned dairy cooperative, Dale Farm, has been recognised for its “world-class” quality cheese, having secured 12 awards...

Scottish Craft Butchers: ‘100 years in the making’

Scottish Craft Butchers: ‘100 years in the making’

The Scottish Federation of Meat Traders Associations, also known as the Scottish Craft Butchers, has been ‘the voice’ for independent...

NFU Cymru tackles the Welsh ‘Hike and Bike’ challenge for charity

NFU Cymru tackles the Welsh ‘Hike and Bike’ challenge for charity

NFU (National Farmer’s Union) Cymru has launched a ‘Hike and Bike’ challenge to raise money for local charity. The event...

Next generation to ‘Dig In’ to agri-food education

Next generation to ‘Dig In’ to agri-food education

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has joined forces with rural education body Agri Aware to help primary school children understand...

Tesco’s search for ‘break-through’ agri-tech innovator

Tesco’s search for ‘break-through’ agri-tech innovator

This year, Tesco is partnering with the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in London in October to give agri-tech companies the...

Auction report: Digging for bargains in searing sunshine

Auction report: Digging for bargains in searing sunshine

Saturday (July 21) saw the latest Cambridge Vintage Sale auction take place at Cheffins Auctioneers’ sale grounds in Sutton, Cambridge....

Technology-fuelled farming at the northern tip of Scotland

Technology-fuelled farming at the northern tip of Scotland

Farming technology will be the focus of the upcoming Sutherland Monitor Farm meeting, which takes place on Wednesday, July 25....

It’s a wrap: NFU Cymru drives home the farming message

It’s a wrap: NFU Cymru drives home the farming message

Silage bales with eye-catching stickers will pave the way to this year’s Royal Welsh Show. The bale sticker and gate banner campaign...

Auction report: John Deere highlights from July Cambridge sale

Auction report: John Deere highlights from July Cambridge sale

Monday of last week (July 9) saw the latest monthly Cambridge Machinery Sales auction take place at Cheffins Auctioneers’ sale...