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Texel Ewe Lamb shines in virtual Sheep Show!

Texel Ewe Lamb shines in virtual Sheep Show!

The third Online Sheep Show took place on the 23rd May. Entries hit over 1,800 entered in 67 classes and judged by 15 judges, from across the country. Competition was fierce across the classes with some breeds such as Texels having more than 150 entries. Exhibitors...

Self Help Finance Guide for Farmers

Self Help Finance Guide for Farmers

The farming and wider agricultural industry has always been subject to the unexpected, with the vagaries of markets, weather, pests and diseases often causing big swings in income and expenditure. Many can be foreseen, but by no means all. Witness COVID-19, which has...

New funding to support dairy farmers through coronavirus

New funding to support dairy farmers through coronavirus

A new fund will enable eligible dairy farmers in England to access up to £10,000 each to help them overcome the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. England’s dairy farmers will be able to access up to £10,000 each to help them overcome the impact of the coronavirus...

Extra care advised for this year’s first cut silage

Extra care advised for this year’s first cut silage

Forage experts have warned that weather conditions over recent weeks could bring multiple challenges to silage-making which may need to be addressed this spring. Left unchecked, these could not only seriously reduce silage quality but may also generate gases in silage...

Ripon Farm Services Response to COVID 19

Farming is undoubtedly the most important industry in the UK, providing a staple need whilst successfully managing over 70% of our iconic landscape. These are difficult times for everyone, our sincere thanks to the dedicated Farmers that we are proud to serve and our...

Ktwo – Awareness and Support for Mental Health

Ktwo – Awareness and Support for Mental Health

Ktwo launch Spread The Load campaign to raise awareness and support for mental health in farming. Ktwo are one of the biggest British manufacturers of agricultural muck spreaders and trailers and have launched a campaign to raise awareness of mental health in farming...

FEA – Funding Enlightened Agriculture

FEA – Funding Enlightened Agriculture

LEAP: Small emergency loan programme Providing critical funds to the food sector during the Covid-19 crisis The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the fragility and vulnerability of our globalised food system and our reliance on long, just in time supply chains. This has led...

Rickerby “Keeping things normal as possible”

Rickerby “Keeping things normal as possible”

The Rickerby group like many businesses who provide essential service and support to the Farming Industry are striving to keep day to day life as near normal as possible. All depots remain fully open whilst taking into account the government guidelines to protect...