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Looking For Work Post-Grad RAU, Experienced Arable/GFW Career with progression into decision making/agronomy (Asst Manager)

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(Graduation in June 2020)

Good experience level including - but not limited to Spraying, Combining, Cultivations etc

Looking for a working arable/GFW job, progressively taking on more responsibility and helping with decision making going on into the future. Preferably on an enterprise with soil sustainability, and precision ag involvement.

South/South-West UK only- For any more info or my CV please drop me a message.

Thanks

Looking For Work Farm Administration

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Sorry for the shameless plug ... but

If you have need for a part farm administrator/farm secretary to help with all or any of the day to day admin give me a call or drop me an email

email : stewartsetter@farmservices.online
whatsapp / mobile : 07939 165283
website : www.farmservices.online

I have 25+ years experience of managing businesses with an expertise in business administration including management accounting and...

AGCO confirms €40m Massey Ferguson site expansion in Beauvais

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Written by Agriland Team

AGCO – the company behind the Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Valtra and Challenger agricultural machinery brands – has confirmed a further expansion of its Massey Ferguson manufacturing site in Beauvais, France.

The news was revealed yesterday, Monday, January 20, by Martin Richenhagen, chairman, president and CEO of AGCO at the Choose France summit, led by French President...

New Chaser bin anyone, what would you pull it with ?

Looking For Work Lambing

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I am currently between my 2nd and 3rd year of BVetMed and am looking for a week or 2 weeks lambing placement in Essex or Suffolk. I have got some previous lambing experience as well as experience with cattle, pigs and horses. I am happy to do some night shifts as I work these as the moment.
I am available for most of February and March 2020 but need to be back for April for foaling time at the stud I work at.
I have places to stay in colchester and sudbury, so depending on your location...

Shepherds urged to feed more good quality colostrum

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Written by John Swire

Shepherds are being urged to feed newborn surplus lambs more good quality colostrum during the crucial first 24 hours of life because up to 80% of UK sheep producers may not be feeding enough.

According to results from the annual Volac Lamlac surplus lamb rearing intentions survey, carried out at the end of 2019, only 20% of shepherds plan to feed the industry recommended...

New study shows that variety is key for wild bees

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham

Farmers could help threatened bee species and improve crop yields with a new wildflower seed mixes according to a study by the University of Sussex, supported by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Building on recent studies showing the importance of wild bees, the project – led by PhD student, Rachel Nichols – teamed up with Emorsgate...

Looking For Work HGV2 DRIVER AVAILABLE

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Hi
Is anyone looking for an hgv2 driver upto 26tonne, tipper, flatbed, box, curtain sider hooklift, skip, winch and hiab experience.
please contact me for more details.
many thanks.

Regenerative Farming in Australia with Charles Massy

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Sustainable Food Trust



At our recent conference, 'Farming and Climate Change: Towards Net Zero Carbon Emissions', regenerative farmer and author of the book 'Call of the Reed Warbler' (2017), Charles Massy provided an eve of conference address, looking at, amongst other things, the critical role that ruminants play in landscape preservation and restoration. Charles Massy is a...

Agrovista partners with Hummingbird over digital agronomy

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Written by Jamie Day

Agronomy services business Agrovista has signed a partnership agreement with Hummingbird Technologies that gives it access to a digital agriculture platform with remote sensing capabilities, as part of its commitment to targeted agronomy. Hummingbird, established as an Imperial College spinout in 2016, has developed a technology platform to capture aerial images of...

FOR SALE - A productive run of 287 acres of arable and pasture land in Devon, with potential to create a new holding (STP).

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Productive Grade 2 & 3 land to the North West of Exeter, Devon

• As a whole or in 3 lots
• 287.65 acres (116.41 hectares) in all - Guide price £2,575,000
• Lot 1: 164.29 acres - Guide price £1,520,000
• Lot 2: 53.42 acres - Guide price £480,000
• Lot 3 69.94 acres - Guide price £575,000
• Attractive water meadows and River Yeo frontage
• For sale by private treaty

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SITUATION

Lapford 1...

Ewe management: It’s time to administer clostridial vaccinations

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Written by Agriland Team

With the lambing season approaching for mid-season flocks, it’s time for farmers to start administering vaccinations.

In particular, a clostridial vaccination should be given to ewes that are four-to-six weeks away from lambing.

It is vitally important that ewes receive this dose as it will have a knock-on effect on their offspring. If ewes are vaccinated on an annual...

Vegetable weeder demo'd throughout the UK in 2019

Looking For Work Farm worker seeking work

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Currently working full time on a dairy farm but open to work on any type of farm. Proficient in milking cows, yard work, feeding and driving a telehandler. Comfortable working long hours carrying out manual labour tasks. Previously worked as a site supervisor at a events company where I gained strong time and resource management skills. Although I'm based in Dorset, if accommodation is available I will be willing to move across the country. Not required to give notice so I am able to start...

How Drone Tech Can Help Growers Target Tomato Diseases

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Written by Matt Hopkins

University of Florida scientists are high on new drone technology that can identify two different tomato diseases — […]

The post How Drone Tech Can Help Growers Target Tomato Diseases appeared first on...

Light leaf spot incidence reaches 62%

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham

Over 60% of samples assessed by Bayer in December contained light leaf spot symptoms (3 days after incubation) according to the latest findings from the firm’s SpotCheck initiative. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Mild temperatures throughout the end of 2019 and no prolonged cold spell have resulted in a conducive environment for light leaf spot to develop, particularly...

British Lion launches £1.3 million 2020 marketing campaign

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Written by Rachel Martin

British Lion has announced plans to pump £1.3 million into its 2020 egg marketing campaign.

The ‘WonderEgg’ campaign focuses on millennials to drive awareness of the nutritional benefits of eggs produced under the British Lion scheme.

In 2019, egg sales to millennials increased by 3% in value and 3.5% in volume in 2019.

Olympic diver and social media star Tom Daley...

Situation Vacant Outdoor pig farm - Wiltshire

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We are looking for someone to join the team on our family run pig farm in Wiltshire.

Postcode SP3
Call/text Charlie on 07740 350508, or PM me here.

The farm is a 500 sow breeder/finisher unit, farrowing outdoors, with dry sows indoors on straw. Weaners and growers are on straw fed on compound. Finishers are on slats, fed a home-mixed liquid ration based on co-products.

It's a continuous production system, so we wean and sell every week. All other activities are based on making...

Rural and veterinary bodies give their take on the new Agriculture Bill

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Written by Rachel Martin

The long-awaited Bill, which will now start to progress through Parliament, sets out a blueprint for the future of farming in England after the UK leaves the EU, but how have the UK’s rural bodies responded?

The new, revised Bill pledges to reward farmers and land managers with public money for public goods, including higher animal welfare standards, measures to protect...

UFU members ‘outraged’ over vegan ads on bus

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Written by Charles O'Donnell

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) says that some of its members are “outraged” over vegan ads appearing on Translink buses in Northern Ireland.

The union says that several of its members have been in contact to express concern over the add, which is being displayed on Translink buses and apparently reads: “It’s not personal choice when someone is killed…use plants or...

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