Category: British Farming

Bovine Genetics Storage

Bovine genetics- semen store

Agrismart are pleased to announce that their partner Scawfell Genetics has now opened their fully licensed semen store for bovine genetics. Scawfell Genetics Ltd has finally opened the doors of their long awaited semen store at their bespoke bovine genetics facility based in Cumbria.…

Tobroco-Giant Loader Benefits the Farming Industry

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Agriculture provides more than 3% of Australia’s GDP. Around 2.581% of the entire country’s population is associated with agriculture. Government promotes the use of modern machinery to facilitate farmers and to increase the yield. Tobroco-Giant is one of the most popular brands in Australia that manufactures machinery for agriculture.…

Scottish Cattle will all be EID tagged by 2020

Scottish Cattle

The current plan to have all Scottish cattle tagged with EID tags is to be announced at the Highland Show next week. The current strategy for the introduction of EID for Scottish cattle means that all newborn calves will require EID tagging by the 1st of January 2020. Discussions continue in regard to the roll out of the system throughout the rest of the UK and how to manage it.…

What is the Future of Food Production?

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Guest post from Innovate UK. What does a growing population need? Environmentally sustainable, affordable, efficient food production! The world’s population is increasing every day, set to reach 10 billion by 2050. As a result, the way we currently produce our food is insufficient. We need to be able to do more with less! How can technology help us achieve this? How is the face of food production set to change? Here’s a closer look at the future of food.…

Kids and Cows – Farm Nursery Diversification

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Guest post by Carol Cooper who successfully diversified her farm into a children’s day nursery and now helps others do the same. We opened our Day Nursery in October 1997 and since then we have never looked back! The Nursery is situated in the village of Haxey near Doncaster, we were inspired to open the nursery as we had three young sons (triplets) and as working parents we knew the difficulty of finding excellent childcare.…

Beef Expo

Beef Expo

Beef Expo Date: 25 May 2018 Location: The NAEC, Stoneleigh Park, Shrewsbury, Warwickshire The 2018 Beef Expo organised by The National Beef Association is to be held at Halls Shrewsbury Livestock Auction Centre this year on the 25th of May.…

Water shortages risk in England due to leaks and overuse

water shortages

Increasing pressure is being put on already overstretched water supplies from leaking pipes and domestic overuse of water. The wasted water resources as well as causing water shortages are also causing damage to rivers and wildlife, The Environment agency warns. Three billion litres of water a day in England are lost through leaking pipes.…