Cambridgeshire Farms Growers Ltd was an early adopter of rubber tracks for machinery used on 4,500ha it farms in Cambridgeshire. Investment has continued as technology has improved and David Williams... read more →
During the Covid-19 pandemic, farmers across the world are having difficult times. This pandemic leaves them facing manpower shortages and severely disrupted supply chains. But even if it is sometimes... read more →
Agriculture has a major role in economic development, broadly in terms of contributions like products, markets, factors and foreign exchange. The product indicates the supply of goods like foods and... read more →
Farmers Weekly A hard-hitting campaign has been launched to raise awareness of sepsis among rural workers after a talented young stockwoman died from the deadly condition. Last year, sepsis claimed the life of Hannah Brown, a Cumbrian farmer and highly respected stockwoman, who grew up in Newton-le-Willows, in Richmondshire, North Yorkshire. Hannah moved to Dufton, […]
Farmers Weekly High technical performance and a sound knowledge of figures were the common themes among this year’s finalists. They include two indoor producers, in Londonderry and Norfolk, and a “hybrid” outdoor breeding unit in Nottinghamshire. See also: Find out more about Awards night The finalists: Matthew Burgess Manton Forest Farm, Worksop, Nottinghamshire David Fulton […]
Farmers Weekly We love this picture taken by our photographer at the Britain’s Fittest Farmer 2022 finals, which were held last weekend (17 September). With support like this, who wouldn’t put their heart and soul into the physical and mental health farming challenge? To find out who the winners were, watch the video and see […]
Farmers Weekly Tenants have been given an assurance that their landlords cannot apply to Defra’s Lump Sum Exit Scheme, after reports that some new tenancy agreements have included clauses prohibiting uptake of the scheme. The Tenant Farmers’ Association (TFA) brought the issue to the attention of Defra after some tenants raised concerns. In a statement […]
Farmers Weekly McHale has unveiled a new generation of Fusion combi baler-wrappers armed with a higher-throughput pick-up. The Fusion 4 range includes the same iterations as before, with the standard model, the Pro and the Plus – the latter coming with film-on-film binding. Both of the fancier variants are Isobus compatible, so can be run […]
Farmers Weekly With the onset of autumn well and truly here, September is an exciting time of year for me. It’s the sheep sale season, and it’s also the start of the new college year, bringing a new batch of enthusiastic students with an infectious attitude to learn new things. This year’s crop of students […]
Farmers Weekly Modelling work by the Stabiliser Cattle Company (SCC) shows that suckler beef farmers can reduce their carbon footprint by 40% with better management and the right genetics. For Harri Parri, that better management comes down to high herd health and balanced nutrition, allowing the full potential of his 200 performance-recorded Stabiliser cows to […]
Farmers Weekly Welcome back to This Week in Farming, your weekly update of the best news and views from the Farmers Weekly website. Every Saturday we round-up the five most eye-catching topics from the website that you might have missed and look ahead to what’s coming up in the FW Podcast. Return of politics With […]
Farmers Weekly Thanks to everyone who entered the 2022 Harvest Photography Competition. Your pictures captured a real sense of this summer’s harvest. Here is a selection that impressed ahead of next week when we will be unveiling the winner. See also: Hundreds of photos of harvest 2022 Andrew Greenwood Night descends, but the work continues – […]
Farmers Weekly A new model now props up Bobcat’s latest R-Series telehandler range, with the modestly proportioned TL25.60 measuring just 1.84m wide and 1.93m high – despite having a full-size cab. It is powered by a 75hp Bobcat engine running through a hydrostatic transmission. As the model numbering suggests, lift capacity is 2.5t and it’ll […]
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