Monthly Archives: July 2014

Survey suggests renewed optimism in the farming industry

The Agricultural Insight survey conducted by MHA at this year’s Cereals 2014 event identified continuing optimism amongst the nation’s farmers. The second in a series of agricultural surveys conducted this year by MHA (a UK wide association accountancy and business … Continue reading

Posted in Farming | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

British Guild of Agricultural Journalists and John Deere Training Award 2014

Last week I was privileged to attend the 2014 British Guild of Agricultural Journalists John Deere Training Award held at John Deere’s Nottingham based headquarters. The course has been running for 22 years now; seeking applicants from all over the … Continue reading

Posted in Farming | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fly larvae set to replace soya in animal feed?

Scientists now believe that insects could provide a sustainable alternative to soya in commercial animal feeds. Concerns over the reliance on soya to form the protein content of compound animal feeds have long been documented (read more at Global Meat … Continue reading

Posted in Farming | Leave a comment