War of words over future of farming in or out of Europe
Industry leaders and politicians are stepping up their war of words over the likely impact on agriculture if the UK leaves the European Union.
Rail crash tractor driver was given permission to cross track
A tractor driver who was seriously injured after a train ran into him at 84mph on a level crossing was given permission to cross the line, it has emerged.
Autobiography tells it ‘as it is’
Veteran Norfolk farmer and journalist David Richardson has launched his autobiography – encompassing almost 80 years of agriculture across the region and beyond.
Cultivating new ideas
When it comes to cultivations, less is proving more on one Cambridgeshire farm
Farming family has local community at its heart
An Essex farming family has built up a thriving business over three generations from scratch – while continuing to support the local community
Yields up, blackgrass down
A whole farm approach to boosting wheat yields has seen blackgrass populations fall in Cambridgeshire
Young farmer clocks first ten years in pigs
Not too cold, not too hot: a young Norfolk farmer’s building ventilation design keeps his pigs just right
Straw business goes from strength to strength in Suffolk
Suffolk contractors Derek and Linda Keeble specialise in straw baling and spreading – as well as offering other specialist services
Energy crops open gate to new forage venture
Joint ventures are keeping costs down and creating new opportunities for a Norfolk farmer and contractor
Grow it, store it, sell it, spread it
Grain storage and waste management services are boosting business on a Breckland farm
Technology pays off for Galloway Farms
Specialist whole farm contractors Galloway Farms are helping customers reap the benefits of technology
Extreme weather prompts changes on Fenland farm
Freak floods, mild winters and dry springs are pushing soil management up the agenda
Fram Farmers set for another strong year of farmer cooperation
With continued pressure on arable and livestock margins likely throughout 2016, membership of the farm cooperative makes more sense than ever.
“As near to a dry plucked bird as you can get”
Focusing on taste, texture and service makes good business sense for Suffolk processor Diaper Poultry.
Breckland farmer makes the most of poor soils
Seed crops, stewardship and outdoor sows all play their part on Peter Wright’s family farm.
Farming at heart of Essex rental and storage business
Essex farmer David Chennells has created a successful arable business and storage enterprise at Rettendon, near Chelmsford.
Farming in partnership brings new opportunities
Cropping options may be limited but there’s plenty happening on one light land farm in Norfolk.
Organic grower puts success down to good relationships
Norfolk-based Taylorgrown takes an innovative approach to supplying organic vegetables to some of Britain’s biggest retailers.
Pig award finalist is host with the most
High standards of husbandry impressed the judges on their visit to a Norfolk family farm.
CropsWinning growers drink beer from own barley
Living with unpredictable wheat prices
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