Top job at Institute Of Agricultural Management for Lord Taylor
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by John Swire
1y ago
Lord Taylor of Holbeach was announced as the next President of the Institute of Agricultural Management (IAgrM) at the AGM held on 28th April 2022.  Lord Taylor believes balancing the demands for food security and the natural environment present real challenges; and predicts that IAgrM can play a significant role in moving the industry forward. [...] The post Top job at Institute Of Agricultural Management for Lord Taylor appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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New 457s wheeled loader for ultimate productivity from JCB
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by John Swire
1y ago
JCB has launched the 457S, a new 20-tonne flagship for its market-leading agricultural wheeled loader range, with payloads in excess of six tonnes delivering ultimate loading performance for sugar beet hauliers, big biogas plants, and large-scale contract silage and muck spreading teams. The new machine joins JCB’s top-end 419S and 435S wheeled loaders purpose-built for [...] The post New 457s wheeled loader for ultimate productivity from JCB appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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Test for EAE, before it’s too late
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by John Swire
1y ago
Farmers around the country are being urged to test for Enzootic Abortion of ewes (EAE) if they have experienced an abortion rate of over two per cent in their flock or if two or more have aborted over two to three days irrespective of the size of flock. The move follows recently released data from [...] The post Test for EAE, before it’s too late appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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JCB launches Fastrac ‘icon’ with all new tech-focused controls
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by John Swire
1y ago
JCB has launched new Fastrac 4000 and 8000 Series tractors with an all-new electronics infrastructure that delivers higher levels of performance and convenience while giving operators unprecedented choice in the way they operate their machine. The new Fastrac iCON operator environment has three key features: iCONFIGURE – creating a bespoke control experience for every operator [...] The post JCB launches Fastrac ‘icon’ with all new tech-focused controls appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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Sharpham Dairy Becomes First Dairy Cheesemakers to Achieve B Corp Certification
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by John Swire
2y ago
Devon-based Sharpham Dairy has successfully achieved certification as a B Corporation (B Corp) making it the first cheese dairy in the country to achieve this globally recognised accreditation. Greg Parsons, owner of the dairy which produces multi-award winning Sharpham Cheese, says: “After a year of external scrutiny over our business practices, we are thrilled to [...] The post Sharpham Dairy Becomes First Dairy Cheesemakers to Achieve B Corp Certification appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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Largest KUHN mower saves time and fuel
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by John Swire
2y ago
The new FC 13460 RA mower-conditioner has the widest working width of any KUHN machine, with a variable working width of 12.40 to 13.40 metres. In a single pass, the belt grouper forms a swath of between 1.8 and 3 metres, with the forage collected over the full 13 metre cutting width. Operating at this [...] The post Largest KUHN mower saves time and fuel appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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Top-Ranking Dairy Herd Opens Gates for Gold Cup Open Day on 5 July
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by John Swire
2y ago
One of the UK’s highest ranking dairy herds on £PLI is opening its gates for the renowned Gold Cup Open Day on 5th July at Stapleford Abbotts, near Romford, Essex. The event, which historically attracts thousands of dairy farmers and industry representatives, is at this year’s winners of the 2020 NMR/RABDF Gold Cup trophy, the [...] The post Top-Ranking Dairy Herd Opens Gates for Gold Cup Open Day on 5 July appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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Behind the scenes at the Royal Bath & West Show
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by John Swire
2y ago
The Royal Bath & West Show returns from 2-4 June 2022 for a three-day gala of Great British farming, equine competitions and rural crafts – but what’s going on behind the scenes? Planning starts a year in advance, says deputy head of shows, Jess Chiplen. “It takes many hands to make it the show so [...] The post Behind the scenes at the Royal Bath & West Show appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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Seminars to find answers to key farming challenges
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by John Swire
2y ago
Transition is a key focus for many, if not all farms as they prepare for life post-BPS – whether that’s to financially future-proof the business or move in a different, environmental direction. Questions like how to make the environment pay, how to cut costs while maintaining productivity and how to deal with global market uncertainty [...] The post Seminars to find answers to key farming challenges appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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Model Estate report reinforces the need for landowners to spread risk
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by John Swire
2y ago
New research from national property consultancy Carter Jonas reinforces the importance of farms and estates having a diverse range of business interests. The 2022 Model Estate report, which tracks the performance of various asset classes over a 12-month period, shows rising land values and a strong property market are currently the key drivers of growth. [...] The post Model Estate report reinforces the need for landowners to spread risk appeared first on Farm Business ..read more
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