1. Defra Farming

    Improving Farm Productivity grants: open for applications

    Improving Farm Productivity grants: open for applications Written by Gordon Jones At the end of last year, we published a manual on the Improving Farm Productivity grant, which is part of the Farming Transformation Fund. The manual explains what the Improving Farm Productivity grant is...
  2. Agriland RSS

    £25m Improving Farm Productivity scheme opens

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Farmers and growers in England can apply for up to £500,000 in government funding from today, January 19, to invest in cutting edge robotics and technology to boost food production. The application window for the new Improving Farm Productivity scheme –...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Fertiliser planning webinars for beef, sheep and dairy farmers

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland AgriSearch, the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) and the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) are joining forces to hold two Fertiliser Planning webinars on Wednesday, January 26, at 8:00p.m (dairy) and Monday, January 31...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Society suggests verifying carbon footprint of Jersey cows

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Many milk producers believe that the carbon footprint of Jersey cows is low, relative to that achieved by production animals from other breeds. However, UK Jersey Cattle Breed Society chairman Mark Logan believes it would be appropriate to have these...
  5. 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...
  6. Pan mixer

    Don't be too honest

    I generally regard myself as being honest with almost everything especially in my dealings with the law makers and law checkers. This may well end though; Above is a picture of the 4 cows and their calves that we had to DNA test (at considerable expense and inconvenience) to prove that each...
  7. Brid @ ADAS

    Xero Cloud Accounting for Beginners

    Looking for an easier way to manage your farm finances? Xero is cloud-based accounting software for efficient business management. Invoices, expenses and payroll can all be managed in one place, allowing you and your team to plan, budget, forecast and benchmark your farm’s performance with ease...
  8. A

    buying a tractor from abroad

    Hi I'm new to this forum. I was wondering if anyone could help, I'm buying a tractor from abroad with an Italian registration document. How easy is it to register it in England ?, and what forms do i need to fill in. Any help will be appreciated.
  9. Agriland RSS

    DAERA introduces cybersecurity course for farm families

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland A new Farm Family Key Skills cybersecurity course, ‘Working Safe Online’ which aims to help farm families work safer online is now available from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). Increasing use of the internet...
  10. R

    imported harvesters.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction on how to register a self propelled beet harvester to get a number plate issued so I can take it on the road legally ?
  11. Vizslaman

    MF 65 Reg No RCA

    Hi Folks I recently acquired a MF 65 Mk2 Reg No RCA264 B and I am trying to compile the history of this tractor, so if you have ever owned it, I would very much like to hear from you.
  12. Agriland RSS

    FUW raises concerns about changes to livestock movement rules

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has raised its concerns regarding proposed changes to the registration and reporting of livestock movement. In its response to the Welsh government’s ‘Changes to Livestock Identification, Registration and Movement...
  13. R

    Biomass Suppliers List and Woodsure

    Ive just read through the latest BSL newsletter, and it seems to say, that some new RHI legislation coming into effect in April 2021 means that we have to now pay 500 quid to join woodsure. Are there any other options? We only supply ourselves so could drop our Producer/Trader registration and...
  14. Agriland RSS

    LAMMA postpones show until May 2022 amid Covid-19 concerns

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland The LAMMA show has announced today (Monday, December 20) that it will move its dates from January 11-12, 2022 to the new dates of May 4-5, 2022 in response to the evolving Covid-19 situation due to the Omicron variant. Organisers have said that all...
  15. LAMMA Show

    LAMMA 2022 confirms new show dates

    LAMMA 2022 confirms new show dates of Wednesday 4th - Thursday 5th May, 2022 The LAMMA Show announced today that it will move its dates from 11th-12th January to 4th-5th May 2022 in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation due to the Omicron variant. All plans for the 40th anniversary...
  16. Agriland RSS

    Defra to host webinars giving bird flu update and advice

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced a series of webinars to inform bird keepers and veterinarians of the latest updates and biosecurity advice regarding avian influenza (bird flu). The free ‘Stop the spread’...
  17. Farm Business RSS

    Covid protocols at the 2022 Oxford Farming Conference

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Following the latest announcement of covid protocols on Sunday 12th December the Directors of the Oxford Farming Conference. Have announced that the Oxford Farming Conference will go ahead, as an in-person event from January 5-7, 2022, unless the UK...
  18. Chris F

    Lamma 2022

    All steam ahead for this show at the moment, but bad news is that New Holland have withdrawn. They had done the same from Agritechnica even before the show was cancelled. A shame though.
  19. B'o'B

    DEFRA consultation on the future direction of the AHDB.

    @AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds @AHDB News Could you please enlighten The Faming Forum why there has been no mention of the DEFRA consultation from you on this forum, or anywhere else? I am sure you will be aware that question 15 askes about the future of the ability of levy payers to be able to...
  20. Clive

    Question 15 - DEFRA consultation on the AHDB

    There is currently a DEFRA consultation re AHDB being carried out which ends on January 10th Within that consultation is a VERY dangerous question that could take away levy payers right to vote, doing so removes any accountability to levy payers This consultation is being swept under the...