1. D

    Liz Truss

    I'm told that in our farmshop, lots of local people think Liz Truss would be a great leader. Must admit, I think she is a bit of a tart, two faced, ruthless in her own ambition & not suitable. Given the situation we need a fresh face on the fringes of the cabinet, I nominate Victoria Aitkens...
  2. Y Fan Wen

    Voter ID Several Republican states in the USA are introducing 'Jim Crow' legislation making it harder for voters to successfully cast their vote. No surprise that this Tory...
  3. Woldgrain Storage

    Situation Vacant Full-time Storekeeper required

    FULL-TIME STOREKEEPER REQUIRED Woldgrain is a cooperatively owned grain storage and processing facility, handling a variety of combinable crops grown within 65 miles of Hemswell, Lincolnshire. Current storage capacity is 100,000 tonnes on one site, with planning permission in place for a...
  4. TFF

    The choice of the DNA extraction method may influence the outcome

    The choice of the DNA extraction method may influence the outcome of the soil microbial community structure analysis Authors: Sylwia Zielińska, Piotr Radkowski, Aleksandra Blendowska, Agnieszka Ludwig-Gałęzowska, Joanna M. Łoś, Marcin Łoś The aim of this study was to compare the efficiency...
  5. Agriland RSS

    Job: NSA seeks new policy manager

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The National Sheep Association (NSA) is seeking to appoint a new policy manager to its team. The successful applicant will join NSA’s UK-wide team from March 2021, full-time, either office-based from NSA’s headquarters in Malvern, Worcestershire, or...
  6. capfits

    I want to apologise

    So sincere he read it... Did not come out and say it yesterday. Cowardly? Liar? Poor judgement?
  7. Agriland RSS

    NFU set to appoint new vice and deputy president as Batters returns unopposed

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland The National Farmers Union (NFU) is set to appoint Minette Batters as its president for a third term as the union announced its candidates for the roles of president, deputy president and vice-president. Batters is the only candidate running for the...
  8. TFF

    Exploring the diversity of promoter and 5′UTR sequences July 2021

    Authors: Michael C.U. Hammond-Kosack, Robert King, Kostya Kanyuka, Kim E. Hammond-Kosack Abstract A data set of promoter and 5′UTR sequences of homoeo-alleles of 459 wheat genes that contribute to agriculturally important traits in 95 ancestral and commercial wheat cultivars is presented here...
  9. Brid @ ADAS

    Situation Vacant Field Research Scientists, Herefordshire

    The ADAS Soils, Crops and Water team is looking for a small number of Field Research Scientists from an agricultural background to work on exciting scientific Crop Pathology and Physiology projects. We have vacancies in the team for both Field Research Scientists and farm machinery operational...
  10. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see, today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  11. A

    Situation Vacant Assistant Farm Manager - Pembrokeshire

    Sector: Mixed Farming The Opportunity: A rewarding opportunity to manage and conduct the day-to-day technical operations of a variety of crops on an outstanding mixed enterprise farm. You will plan, walk, and tend multiple varieties of potatoes, brassicas and cereals. You will work closely...
  12. A

    Situation Vacant ***Exciting Job Now Available – Machinery Operator for large beef enterprise***

    Winnidad Farms is a new large 2000-head outdoor beef finishing unit near March in Cambridgeshire. The farm has well-maintained modern machinery and equipment, excellent infrastructure and modern cattle handling facilities. The farm maintains excellent animal welfare standards. The farm is part...
  13. TFF

    Microbiome Selection Could Spur Next-Generation Plant Breeding Strategies Front. Microbiol., 07 December 2016

    Microbiome Selection Could Spur Next-Generation Plant Breeding Strategies Authors: Murali Gopal* and Alka Gupta Microbiology Section, ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, India “No plant is an island too…” Plants, though sessile, have developed a unique strategy to...
  14. F

    H&S - Absolutely Speechless Need I say more.
  15. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: How Valmet became Valtra – a Nordic tale

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Valmet is a name that sounds vaguely familiar to many, most are aware of it as the precursor to Valtra, but quite how the company changed from one name to other is not so commonly known. The company had something of an identity crisis in that it had an...
  16. steveR

    More wolf nonsense and stupidity..
  17. S

    Finding staff in Scotland?

    Where is the best place to out adverts for tractor drivers now, used to be Dundee Courier was popular, or is it all Facebook nowadays? So far I've gotten away with word of mouth but I want to advertise this time.
  18. holwellcourtfarm

    Situation Vacant Organic herd manager Wiltshire

    Shared from LinkedIn, Nothing to do with me but thought someone on here might be interested: Organic Beef Farm Manager Job - To £70k BASIC! Would this fantastic opportunity be of interest to...
  19. T

    Concerned about Red Tractor collapse.

    With the cut in funding from AHDB and the pending creation of a new competing scheme, surely RT's days are numbered? What will that mean for those of us who are signed up for assurance if RT goes under? Will we still be able to market our produce or will the alternative schemes take us on if...
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    Easter 2022 Lambing placement

    I’m a first year Veterinary Science student at the University of Bristol looking for a two-week lambing placement during Easter, between the 4th and 22nd April. I'm from Kent but am happy to travel if you have accommodation for me to stay in. I’m looking to gain lambing experience as part of my...