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Farming

North Shropshire College’s Walford Campus will offer a course in the safe use of pesticides for people who will lose their ‘Grandfather Rights’

College to help Grandfather Rights exemption

All the members of Teme Valley Young Farmers. Front row: Wendy Mawer, Kim Barnett, Lucy Davies, guest speaker Nathan Davies, Ben Harris, Ieuan Thomas, chairman Jess Barrett, and club president Jayne Harris.

Big night for Teme Valley Young Farmers

Dairy silo that’s in a world of its own

Specialist arable event just around the corner

THE Herefordshire Farmers Market Association is on the hunt for new local small businesses to come and join the regular programme of markets.

Herefordshire Farming News: Herefordshire Farmers Market Association looking for new businesses

Tasmin Wheeler achieved her level two diploma in horse care studying one day a week at the college over two years.

Holme Lacy College inspiring the next generation

Philip Dunne with reception and year one teacher Susan Rook and pupils Harry Chapman, Joy Hall, and Maddie Matts.

Corvedale Church of England Primary School celebrates World School Milk Day with special guest

Country pursuits are a regular feature of the Malvern Autumn Show, while visitors can enjoy the Goodlife Pavilion, this year featuring the queen of baking, Mary Berry.

Showcase moment for fruit producers at the Malvern Autumn Show

Bosa 1 Jumpstart took the Supreme Hereford Championship at Kington Show.

Poll Hereford success at the Kington Show

A member of the Vintage Club Tractor pulling. Picture by Alison Wozencroft Photography.

Brimfield Vintage Club 18th annual working day a great success

Police in south Shropshire increase checks to beat sheep rustlers

Police in south Shropshire increase checks to beat sheep rustlers

Kington shearing competition held in local pub

Kington shearing competition held in local pub

Teme Valley young farmer wins right to represent her region

Farmers should be aware of inheritance tax case

Farmers should be aware of inheritance tax case

Hedgehog popularity should convert to more protection for the species

Hedgehog popularity should convert to more protection for the species

Lindsay Gould preparing for this year's Brimfield Vintage Club's Annual Working Day.

Brimfield Vintage Club to hold 18th annual working day

Scenes from Burwarton. Richard Yates, chairman of Burwarton Show, says the event is back in the premier league of one day agricultural shows.

New improved show makes happy return to Burwarton

Ludlow chef Will Holland gave a demonstration on cooking Gloucester Old Spot. 133055- 3

Gloucester Old Spot rare breed making a come back thanks to Ludlow Food Centre

Tenbury agricultural show offering new Hereford beef cattle prize

Local students win art competition celebrating Shropshire Hills Farming Project

Darrel Bray, pig breeder on the Earl of Plymouth’s estate, is seen with his Gloucester Old Spots.

Gloucester Old Spot celebration at Ludlow Food Centre

Charbron Heredity won the class for ages born from April 8 2012 to June 7 2012 and reserve champion overall at the National Charolais Show at the NEC in Birmingham.

Double joy for charolais breeder in Aymestrey

Last year's supreme sheep champion at the Kington Show was NTB and J Radnor, from Lingen, with the Kerry Hill breed.

Kington's Show has high hopes

SEMINAR: Paul Rhodes, left, and Michael Payne, of mfg Solicitors

The latest on rural legislation at free farming seminiar

Champion lamb with Ben James of Tenbury Farm Supplies.

Round-up of Three Counties Show and award goes to Ben James of Tenbury Farm Supplies

Karon Duggan, daughter of Terry and Sheila Jones, with Sherry Fraggle - the Supreme Show Champion last year.

Fund-raising kicks off for Kington show

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm introduction to smallholding on Saturday

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm introduction to smallholding on Saturday

Vaccine for killer Schmallenberg virus to be ready by summer

John Price and Isabel Probert performing the Tango during the routine.

Teme Valley YFC members compete in ballroom dancing competition

Herefordshire Beekeepers’ Association is holding a workshop at Bodenham Village Hall. Picture by Dave Jones of Rural Media.

Beekeeping workshop in Bodenham will aim to create a buzz

Villagers, including farming folk from Aymestrey, Breinton, Lingen, Titley, Shobdon and Wigmore to form a small bowling league

GOOD OPTION: Ewes tuck into Lactimo fodder beet

Home-grown fodder beet and maize have plenty of advantages

Mamble farmer Clive Davies, who has a pedigree herd of Hereford cattle and an awardwinning flock of Shropshire sheep, has been voted into the post of NFU regional board chairman.

Mamble farmer to represent West Midlands on NFU regional board

Red Cross fundraiser, the Great Spring Gardening Event in Wormbridge still has tickets available

Organiser Clare Todd with churchwardens David Robinson and Jayne Brown promote the first farmers market of the year which has a yellow theme.

Cleobury Country Farmers Market to take place at St Mary's Church on Saturday

Above: Farmer Chris Balmer with farming community project officer Vicky Wood.

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm host children's book launch

Land auction is announced

Vote for the Burwarton Show

Sally and Jeremy Levell

Couple’s prize-winning pig venture in the Wyre Forest

Anthea McIntyre MEP seen with delegates at NFU Conference 2013.

MEP tackles worker issue in rural industry

STANDARDS: The NFU says shoppers should look for the Red Tractor logo on their fresh meat.

Anger in NFU over horsemeat scandal

Grants up for grabs for farmers

Orchard disease a priority for the NFU

Gareth Pugh is encouraging people to try hogget rather than lamb. 130213-1/4

Forget lamb – have you tried hogget?

Guest speaker’s wife Helen Hill, TAS president’s wife Christine Rogers, president Arnold Rogers and guest speaker Lionel Hill MBE at the annual dinner and awards presentation evening for Tenbury Agricultural Society

Society awards dinner for Tenbury Agricultural Society

Kathryn Stewart, of Belmont Veterinary centre, on the steps that need to be taken now.

Kathryn Stewart, of Belmont Veterinary centre, with advice on production of store lambs

A workshop will take place in Purslow to advise riverside landowners in the Clun Catchment area which includes the River Clun.

Find out how to help river habitats with free workshop

Pictured from left to right with their awards at this year’s dinner were: Leighton Bradley, Rowley Franks and Nick Tilt. 124353-3

Tenbury Agricultural Society farm competitions committee celebrate 25 years.

Farmer John Walker remembers flocks of lapwings being present at his farm near Tenbury when he was a child.

Brothers have created a natural haven for wildlife near Tenbury

Farmers get green light for red diesel

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