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Move quickly to exploit tax window for farm machinery purchases

February 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Machinery

Farmers and contractors are being urged to take advantage of tax relief which could help their businesses grow – effectively benefitting from £1 in relief for every £1 spent.

New-look LAMMA show is great success, say organisers

February 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Machinery

As many as 40,000 visitors flocked to last month’s LAMMA event, say organisers – the first to be held at the Birmingham NEC.

Scotts doubles size of Lincolnshire factory

February 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Machinery

Scotts Precision Manufacturing is to more than double the size of its Lincolnshire factory this year after a substantial grant from the Rural Development Programme for England.

Demand for more powerful tractors continues to grow

February 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Machinery

Tractor sales increased last year – continuing the trend that has seen larger machines replace less powerful models.

Waste not, want not

February 1, 2019 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

Blaming farmers for food waste is unfair, says Fen Tiger.

East Anglia accounts for a quarter of all farmland sold in 2018

February 1, 2019 by  
Filed under Property

East Anglia accounted for 25% of the farmland sold in England during 2018, according to latest research from Savills.

Health scheme could further reduce antibiotics in pig production

February 1, 2019 by  
Filed under Livestock

A national pig health improvement scheme could help reduce the prevalence of endemic disease on UK farms and further reduce the need for antibiotics, suggests a Nuffield report.

40 years of indoor know-how pays dividends for outdoor unit

February 1, 2019 by  
Filed under Livestock

Investment in an insulated housing system that provides full environmental control is improving production efficiency on a Norfolk pig farm.

Vaccine protects pigs against pandemic flu strain

February 1, 2019 by  
Filed under Livestock

A newly-developed vaccine against swine influenza has been launched by Hysolv Animal Health UK.

Relaunch for scheme to help monitor pig herd health

February 1, 2019 by  
Filed under Livestock

Pig producers are being invited to join a scheme which will give them access to post-mortem data on their pigs to help monitor the health of their herd and potentially save money.

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