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140 acres, The Hawfield, Blakeney, Gloucestershire

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For Sale - Guide Price £2,900,000


Country Estate, on the market for the first time in 100 years.

17th Century house with later additions and three cottages. Courtyard of modern and traditional buildings. 140 acres of land and woodland.

In detail, the estate includes:

The Hawfield
A 16th century country house with Edwardian additions, in total comprising 4 reception rooms, 10 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a separate Garden Cottage. The...

New Holland CR Revelation

**Farm Of The WEEK** Brookville House On 277 Acres Co. Kildare

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For Sale By Public Auction by James L. Murtagh: Brookville House Country Residence On 277 acres Of Prime Farmland (Available in Lots)

Agricultural Property Location: Brookville House, Highfield, Carbury, Co. Kildare, R45 HA29

Auction Date, Time & Location: Friday, 04 October at 3:00 PM; Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield.

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61 acres, Brookheath, Hampshire

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For Sale - £1,100,000


  • 61 Acres of Agricultural Land
  • Planning Permission for AOC Agricultural Dwelling and Outbuidings
  • Available As A Whole Or Lots
  • Perfect Grazing or Arable Land
Approximately 61 Acres of Agricultural Land with Planning Consent for a Stunning Agricultural Dwelling and Outbuildings Situated on the Borders of The New Forest. Available as a Whole or in Lots.

An attractive block of...

Route to zero farm emissions by 2040

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Written by Jamie Day

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has set out its plans for achieving net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions rom British Agriculture by 2040 – a decade ahead of the government’s ambition for the whole UK economy. NFU president Minette Batters first announced the net zero by 2040 goal at this year’s Oxford Farming Conference in […]

The post...

Yellowhammer: No-deal warning over veterinary medicines and food supplies

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Written by Rachel Martin

Cross-Channel imports to the UK could face “significant disruption lasting up to six months” with the potential to cause shortages of human and animal medicines and supplies, according to secret Government No-deal planning papers.

The Government was forced to publish documents from Operation Yellowhammer, its No-deal contingency planning paper earlier this week.


Situation Vacant Crop Sprayer Engineer

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Crop Sprayer Engineer
High Technical Ability
Good Remuneration inc. Van, Phone, iPad etc.
For more details contact:
t | Jim Cherry 07817 868889 or e |


High output feeder bedder on show at UK Dairy Day

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High output feeder bedder on show at UK Dairy Day

KUHN Farm Machinery displayed a 15m3 capacity trailed feeder and straw bedding machine at UK Dairy Day, highlighting its extra-wide 2.53 metre body and ability to handle at one time as many as four 1.30 x 1.20 x 2.70 metre rectangular bales or three round bales up to 2.00 metres in diameter.

The Primor...

Why I'm not fully organic & will continue to use Round-up

Response to Jeremy Paxman’s claims about Defra and littering and badger control licenses announced

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Response to Jeremy Paxman’s claims about Defra and littering and badger control licenses announced

Written by Defra Press Office

A group of people taking part in a litter pick.

There is coverage in this morning’s...

New Pioneer Rapid React maize inoculant allows silage to be fed one week after harvest

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New Pioneer Rapid React maize inoculant allows silage to be fed one week after harvest

Pioneer is launching a new, faster-acting inoculant for use on maize silage in time for the 2019 harvest.

Pioneer Brand 11C33 Rapid React (RR) contains an additional patented strain of next-generation Lactobacillus buchneri, which speeds up the establishment of aerobic...

Animal feed additive firm opens new £1 million UK bottling plant

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Written by Rachel Martin

UK natural animal feed additives manufacturer Anpario plc. has announced the opening of its new £1 million, fully automated, bottling plant at its Manton Wood facility in Nottinghamshire.

The new plant will enable the firm to produce its liquid products with greater flexibility in production, allowing Anpario to respond to customer demands more efficiently, whilst...

Latest Update

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Latest Update

The good weather over the bank holiday weekend has been a relief to farmers across the country, allowing combining to continue uninterrupted by rain.

The break in the wet weather has also allowed oilseed rape establishment to progress at pace, with farmers keen to get their 2020 harvested crop drilled before it’s too late.

However, the wet weather...

LG Stallion breaks record pea yield ⁠— again…

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham

A crop of LG Stallion blue peas has broken a world record pea yield for the second time. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Harvested on 7 Sept, a crop of LG Stallion blue peas has yielded a record 7.48 t/ha at 15.04% moisture. The last world record ⁠— set back in 2017 ⁠— was also held by a crop of LG Stallion which yielded 6.47 t/ha, at an average of 15.35% moisture. Lincs...

NFU calls for delay to farm support changes after Agriculture Bill falls

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Written by John Swire

The NFU is calling for the Government to delay its planned phasing out of farm support payments, after the Government’s decision not to carry forward the current version of the Agriculture Bill into the next session of Parliament.

Farm support payments were due to be phased out from 2021 but NFU President Minette Batters has said it is ‘unreasonable’ to continue to plan...

Intelligent agriculture machines

New generation knotters from New Holland

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Written by John Swire

New Holland has been pioneering double-knot technology on balers for over 30 years, and based on this experience has launched the new patented Loop Master Knotter which will be introduced on all BigBaler models.

The New Holland LoopMaster gives, high density, a reliable knotter system and low cost per bale. The loop-knotting process eliminates offcuts left loose on the...

Calls for changes to Farm Quality Assurance to ramp up NI’s BVD eradication efforts

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Written by Rachel Martin

Two major Northern Ireland industry bodies are calling for amendments to the Farm Quality Assurance Scheme to speed up efforts to eradicate bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) from the region.

The disease is estimated to cost Northern Ireland’s beef and lamb sector millions of pounds in inefficiency.

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) and Northern Ireland Meat Export Association...

Guardians of Grub Stand Up For Food month hits the headlines

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Guardians of Grub Stand Up For Food month hits the headlines

Written by Defra Press Office

Guardians of Grub campaign poster shows chefs in a kitchen.

The Guardians of Grub campaign. Credit: WRAP.

This morning’s...

Five-point plan helps get best out of soil-acting blackgrass herbicides

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham

Following a five-point plan could help get the best out of soil-acting blackgrass herbicides, according to the latest advice from ProCam. Charlotte Cunningham reports. With residual, soil-acting herbicides often now representing a quarter to a half of the annual crop protection investment made in winter wheat in blackgrass situations, getting the best out of them is...

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